This walk leads to a viewing platform over ancient bog pine forest, with marvellous views of Fiordland National Park and surrounding land.

Track overview

300 m return via same track

Walking and tramping

5 min to Lookout Easiest: Easy access short walk

Dog access

No dogs

About this track


From the carpark, follow the marked track to the lookout.

The track is suitable for all ages and is wheelchair accessible.

It leads to a viewing platform over ancient, low and slow growing Halocarpus bidwilli bog pine forest.

Although not in Fiordland National Park itself, the 360 degree views of the Takitimu Mountains and foothills, Fiordland National Park and nearby farmland are spectacular.

Getting there

This walk is at the Wilderness Reserve on SH 94, about 21 km (15-20 minutes drive) east from Te Anau towards Mossburn.

A sign marks a short driveway leading to a car parking area and wheelchair accessible toilets.


Te Rua-o-te-moko / Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 249 7924
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   Fiordland National Park
Visitor Centre
Lakefront Drive
Te Anau 9600
Postal Address:   PO Box 29
Te Anau 9640
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