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Introduction

A good zigzag track climbs three quarters of the way up Mt Alfred and from there you'll follow a marked route to the bushline. There is no public access beyond the bush line.

Track overview

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Walking and tramping

5-6hr Advanced: Tramping track

Dog access

No dogs

About this track

Description

A pleasant day can be spent walking to the bush line. The approach is on the Western (Dart) side of the peak - look for a carpark on the right hand side of the road. A good zigzag track climbs three quarters of the way.

After this, a marked route can be followed as far as the bushline. There is no public access beyond the bushline. 

Getting there

Access to this track is from a car park off the Glenorchy-Routeburn Road, 20 minutes from Glenorchy.

Know before you go

  • Earnslaw Station has closed access to the top of Mount Alfred from the bush line.
  • This track is not recommended for young children.

Contacts

Whakatipu-wai-Māori / Queenstown Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 442 7935
Address:   50 Stanley Street
Queenstown
9300
Email:   queenstownvc@doc.govt.nz
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