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Trail to Rock Peak - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT

Panorama from the trail on the way to Rock Peak. you can just see the Kawarau River at the base of the mountains. The satellite view on the Google map of Otago shows the mountains covered in snow. This picture was taken during the summer in 2008 on a cloudless morning.

Trail to Rock Peak - FURTHER INFORMATION

Trail to Rock Peak - Central Otago visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Trail to Rock Peak' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Otago.

The trail to Rock Peak takes about an hour ascending to a ridge and ending up at some kind of station at the top. The trail starts at a viewpoint by Crown Range Pass. The view from here looks down the Kawarau River Gorge. The Kawarau drains Lake Wakatipu from the Frankton Arm, close to Queenstown. It joins the Clutha River near to Cromwell, part way down Lake Dunstan at Cromwell Gorge.

TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE

Walk: An hour walk along a trail from a parking lot by Crown Range Road, about 29km north of Queenstown and 40km south of Wanaka.



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