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Tasman Lake, Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park

An unrivalled alpine sunrise at Lake Tasman. Photo: Sarah K Smith
Distance
561m
Total Ascent
80m
Time
60-90min return
Grade
Easy
Access
Tasman Valley Road, Mt Cook
Map
BX15
Notes & Map
Tasman Lake (pdf, 12 MB)
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Tasman Glacier Lake (gpx, yo 3 KB)
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The Blue Lakes and Tasman Glacier viewpoint has unrivalled views of Tasman Glacier and its terminal lake, as well as some of the tallest and most magnificent mountains in New Zealand: the Mt Cook Range, Maltebrun Range and the Liebig Range.

From the Tasman Valley Road end, follow the track up the moraine wall to the viewpoint. A sidetrack also leads to the lake.

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