Lake Rere walk
Located in Greenstone and Caples Conservation Areas in the Otago region
IntroductionA steep climb through red beech eases before reaching picturesque Lake Rere, a popular tourist destination in the late 19th century.
Taking the loop clockwise, cross the bridge and follow the marked route across Greenstone Station's open paddocks for an hour to Elfin Bay.
An initially steep climb through red beech eases before reaching picturesque Lake Rere (running water). This was a popular tourist destination in the late 19th century.
Pockets of mountain beech and grassland lead you to a second bridge and a brief climb to join the Greenstone Track. To finish this loop continue on Greenstone Track back to the start of the Lake Rere Walk.
Park at the Greenstone carpark which is 1 hour from Glenorchy.
Beware of unbridged stream crossings in heavy rain.
Stay safe in the outdoors
- Take the right gear for your trip: Walking and tramping gear lists.
- Tell a trusted person your plans and when to raise the alarm if you haven’t returned. Send them the information directly, or use the Outdoor Intentions form or Plan My Walk.
- Follow the five essential steps of the Land Safety Code.
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