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Lake Hayes Walkway

| State Highway 6, Arrowtown, New Zealand
+64 3-442 7935
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“hour walk” (9 reviews)
“great walk” (11 reviews)
“the loop” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| State Highway 6, Arrowtown, New Zealand
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+64 3-442 7935
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"hour walk"
in 9 reviews
"great walk"
in 11 reviews
"the loop"
in 7 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 10 reviews
"picnic area"
in 3 reviews
"easy walk"
in 7 reviews
"toilet facilities"
in 2 reviews
"pleasant hour"
in 2 reviews
"either direction"
in 2 reviews
"circular walk"
in 2 reviews
"great track"
in 2 reviews
"photo opportunities"
in 3 reviews
"walking track"
in 2 reviews
"ups and downs"
in 2 reviews
"two hours"
in 3 reviews
"every turn"
in 2 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 4 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Views so amazing, photos don't do it Justice of spectacular this is, prsitine cold but so worth it on a good day

Thank RichardvG
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Arrow town is a great place to visit and if you have the time a walk around Hayes lake is an added bonus its not too strenuous and there are pleasant views all the way round.

3  Thank Hazel L
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

We waliked the loop, it said 2-3 hours, but we did it in 1.5 but would definitely take longer if you stopped lots for photos, It is full of amazing beautiful scenery, one of the prettiest walks I have done. Well worth the time. A...More

1  Thank Lynnie1961
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

This is a very pleasant 2 hour walk around Lake Hayes. We started from Bendemeer Bay at 3pm and walked in a clockwise direction. A lot of the walk is quite exposed so we felt this was a good time to start. There are a...More

1  Thank Benaroon
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Stroll to enjoy the variety of water edge topography or run to enjoy the views and the air. Do this in either direction. Start down at the reserve car park or from one of the many discreet lake access ways. Great to cycle, as well....More

2  Thank OldGoatsKnowBest
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

The view of the lake is average, it’s easy to find a parking place. However, we saw different types of ducks.

Thank YeShanghai
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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Well formed path which I walked in just over 1 1/2 hrs but I'd be worried about taking bikers around as in some places the path is a little narrower with sheer cliff up one side and down the other side, blind corners and some...More

1  Thank Nonapama
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

This is an easy 8K walk around the lake. All easy walking on flat benched surface. Stunning views, and at an easy pace, a two hour walk. Toilet facilities at the recreation ground entrance and one other outhouse style mid-way. About half of the walk...More

2  Thank peterandpamelaharvey
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

Beautiful scenery, worth the walk or ride. Only one steep part where I pushed my bike up the hill. Suitable for intermediate riders.

Thank Stoneyridge
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

Lake Hayes walk circumnavigating the lake is a must whilst in the Arrowtown area. The terrain is not difficult to negotiate for anyone of moderate fitness and there are benches dotted along the way in order to admire the spectacular views and rest weary limbs...More

Thank Annie B
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