View over the Matukituki Valley

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Introduction

The Shotover Saddle Route offers magnificent views of the West Matukituki and Rob Roy valleys.

4 km return via same track

Walking and tramping

6 hr Expert: Route

Seasonal restrictions

The route is closed for lambing from 17 October to 7 November inclusive.

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.

Contacts

Wānaka Tititea/Mount Aspiring National Park Visitor Centre
Phone +64 3 443 7660
Email wanakavc@doc.govt.nz
Address 1 Ballantyne Road
Wanaka 9305
Hours See visitor centre hours
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