Bob's Cove
Image: Stefan Marks | Creative Commons


This short walk passes through native bush to reach a stunning cove on Lake Wakatipu - it's a great option for kids.

Track overview

Walking and tramping

20 min one way Easy: Walking track

Mountain biking

10 min one way Easy: Grade 2

Dog access

Dogs on a leash only

About this track


From the car park, the track descends through native bush with plenty of bird life to Bobs Cove. It has a stunning view over Lake Wakatipu and offers swimming and shore fishing.

A historic lime kiln remains from the 1800s, when the Wakatipu Lime Company quarried and processed Bobs Cove limestone. Gum trees here were planted to fuel the kilns.

This track connects to the Twelve Mile Delta Track.

Getting there

The track starts at a car park on the Glenorchy–Queenstown Road, 14 km from Queenstown.

Mountain biking

For mountain bikers the track is undulating with one steep climb. 


Whakatipu-wai-Māori / Queenstown Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 442 7935
Address:   50 Stanley Street
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