Grade 2

Track Details

  • Carpark  to Peake, 16km return, 5-6hrs return

Take in breathtaking views over Lake Wanaka, Mount Aspiring/Tititea and surrounding peaks after a a steep climb through alpine meadows and tussock grasslands to the summit. This is one of our best day hikes.

Seasonal restrictions

  • The track is closed for lambing from the 1 October - 10 November each year.
  • In winter you will need to carry and be able to use alpine equipment such as ice axe and crampons. In addition, the top section of this track has challenging avalanche terrain above the 1000 m mark.

Doc Track Info: http://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-go/otago/places/wanaka-area/things-to-do/roys-peak-track/
Track website:  
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