This popular short, undulating walk through grassland is surrounded by mountains and goes right round the lake. A short boardwalk at the southern end protects a small wetland.
The track has gentle gradients and some boardwalk sections.
From Queenstown, drive along Glenorchy-Queenstown Rad for about 10 minutes then take the turnoff to Moke Lake Rd. Drive this steep and windy road until you reach an unsealed gravel road. Drive for about 8 kilometres, passing the smaller Lake Kirpatrick, before you arrive at Moke Lake Reserve, where you can start the track.
Auckland and parts of the Waikato are at Level 3. DOC huts and campsites are closed in these regions. The rest of New Zealand is at Level 2.