A sunrise to remember over Lake Wanaka as seen from Roys Peak
Image: Crystal Brindle | ©



Take in breathtaking views over Lake Wānaka, Mount Aspiring/Tititea and surrounding peaks after a steep climb through alpine meadows and tussock grasslands to the summit. This is a popular track and one of our best day hikes.

Fitness required: High
Gradient: Steep

16 km return via same track

Walking and tramping

5-6 hr return Easy: Walking track

Seasonal restrictions

  • The track is closed for lambing from the 1 October - 10 November each year. It reopens on the 11 November.
  • In winter you will need to carry and be able to use alpine equipment such as ice axe and crampons. In addition, the top section of this track has challenging avalanche terrain above the 1000 m mark.

Dog access

No dogs


Stay safe in the outdoors


Tititea / Mount Aspiring National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   03 4437660
Email:   wanakavc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   1 Ballantyne Road
Wanaka 9305
Postal Address:   PO Box 93
Wanaka 9343
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