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Lake Gunn, Glenorchy

4.6
#7 of 8 in Nature in Fiordland National Park
Water Body · Hidden Gem · Hiking Trail
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Stroll through a scenic red beech forest with the deep blue waters of Lake Gunn at your feet. Located within a national park, this easy loop that follows the edge of the lake takes less than an hour to complete and is suitable for all ages. Along the way, you can admire the diverse and prolific birdlife of the area or simply soak in the tranquility of the surrounding mountains. Look for side paths, which lead to several stony beaches and some sheltered fishing spots. This popular walk is less busy in the winter. Make Lake Gunn part of your personalized Glenorchy itinerary using our Glenorchy online route planner.
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  • Arriving at the Cascade Creek car park (toilet here) we started the 30 minute loop track to Lake Gunn. Some of the Southern Beech trees in this forest are at least 600 - 700 years old and are... 
    Arriving at the Cascade Creek car park (toilet here) we started the 30 minute loop track to Lake Gunn. Some of the Southern Beech trees in this forest are at least 600 - 700 years old and are...  more »
  • We took our campervan down the short gravel track to a turn around area near the lakes edge. Toilets are available there among pristine bush with native birds, we saw a robin, wood pigeon and a... 
    We took our campervan down the short gravel track to a turn around area near the lakes edge. Toilets are available there among pristine bush with native birds, we saw a robin, wood pigeon and a...  more »
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  • Nice spot to stop on the way to Milford sound. Beautiful lake views

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