Lake Heron
Image: Jack Mace | DOC



Explore the area around Lake Heron on these tracks - discover kettle holes, and views of the lake and surrounding mountains.

360 m | 1.5 km | 2.5 km | 10 km

Walking and tramping

10 min | 45 min | 1 hr | 3 hr one way Easy: Walking track

Other activities

  • Four wheel driving
  • Horse riding

Stay safe in the outdoors

  1. Choose the right trip for you. Learn about the route and make sure you have the skills for it.
  2. Understand the weather. Check weather forecasts
  3. Pack warm clothes and extra food. Check gear lists
  4. Share your plans and take ways to get help. Share directly or use the Outdoor Intentions form or Plan My Walk. Take a distress beacon. 
  5. Take care of yourself and each other.


Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park Visitor Centre
Phone +64 3 435 1186
Address 1 Larch Grove
Aoraki/Mount Cook 7999
Hours Visitor centre hours and services
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