View from Lake Dispute Track
Image: Brian Dobbie ©


Zigzag up to a high country lake that is a popular fishing spot for trout.

Track overview

Walking and tramping

1 hr 30 min return Easy: Walking track

Dog access

No dogs

About this track


The track zigzags up through pittosporum shrubland to a Lake Dispute - a high country lake that is a popular fishing spot – brown, brook and splake trout can all be caught here.

At the southern end of the lake, there is link to the Mt Crichton Loop Track - allow 40 minutes. Cross the weir, follow the lake shore to the fence line, and then up to the ridge.

The track continues along the lake and connects with the Lake Dispute to Moke Lake Track.

Getting there

The track is signposted on the Glenorchy-Queenstown Road, 10.5 km south of Queenstown.

Mountain biking

The steep single track from the Glenorchy Road to Lake Dispute is classed as Advanced. Beyond, the track is classed as Intermediate. 


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