Cyclist on Minaret Burn Track
Image: Chrissy Wickes | DOC



This walk passes through native forest and bush, crossing burns (streams) and giving access to Lake Wānaka itself. This track is suitable for walking, mountain biking and horse riding.

45 km return via same track

Walking and tramping

Advanced: Tramping track

Mountain biking

Expert: Grade 5

Other activities

  • Horse riding

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.


Wānaka Tititea/Mount Aspiring National Park Visitor Centre
Phone +64 3 443 7660
Address 1 Ballantyne Road
Wānaka 9305
Hours Visitor centre hours and services
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