Lake Hayes Walkway, Arrowtown

4.7
#1 of 6 in Parks in Arrowtown
Located in the Wakatipu Basin and surrounded by a mountain range, Lake Hayes Walkway provides an easy scenic loop around the lake. The walk can be completed in a two-hour block or broken up into more manageable sections, with a picnic area providing a good rest point. The ease of the 10 km (6 mi) trail also makes it suitable for mountain biking or running. Considered by many as the premier lake in Wakatipu, Lake Hayes supports notable wildlife, including a healthy population of Australasian crested grebe. Wear comfortable shoes. You can plan Arrowtown trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • Have ridden this track many times over summers but this was first winter ride and it was lovely. Came from Arrowtown with 3 kids and it was ideal distance for us all. Advise not going too late in...  more »
  • We stopped off here for a quick walk while on our way to Te Anau. there are a number of places to park, however these are not always clearly sign posted. This is a lovely walk right around the lake...  more »
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  • A Nice lake to stop and enjoy nature and view while on the way to Arrowtown with the bicycle.
  • Excellent for food & drinks. Friendly staff. Great local.

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