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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.

Minimise disturbance to stock.

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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