Greenstone and Caples Tracks, Queenstown

4.7
#7 of 10 in Trails in Queenstown
Hiking Trail · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
The Greenstone and Caples Tracks form a tramping (hiking) 61 kilometres (38 mi) circuit which is located in the South Island of New Zealand. Each track can be completed by itself and are linked by the McKellar Saddle while the loop also links to several other tracks including the New Zealand Great Walk of the Routeburn Track as well as the Mavora Lakes Conservation Park tracks. All of these areas are part of the Te Wāhipounamu/South-West New Zealand World Heritage Area.
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  • A less popular track compared to the Routeburn well and truly worth it! The views were incredible! Part of the track was flooded when I tramped it so parts were like walking through a swamp but was.....  more »
  • Well worth doing. Amazing views and great huts well spaced apart. Track well maintained . We took 4 days and 3 nights which gave plenty of time to stop and admire the scenery. Too beautiful to rush.  more »

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