Lake Pukaki Walking & Hiking Guide


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Here’s our pick of the best walks & hiking tracks in Lake Pukaki

Stunning views of Lake Pukaki on the foreshore walk, especially when the weather is calm. There are 5 great walks you can enjoy in Lake Pukaki.

Below are our favourite walks & hiking tracks in Lake Pukaki for your enjoyment. Walks are listed randomly and include full details along with stunning photos taken by us. You’ll find points of interest, track highlights, history, track quality, elevation, and a personal run down on what we think about the walk. Lake Pukaki is an inspiring place to explore with plenty of great walking trails.

List of all walks in Lake Pukaki

Free Braemar Road to Landslip Creek_ walk - South Island - New Zealand - View of the road next to Lake Pukaki Lake PukakiSouth Island

Braemar Road to Landslip Creek

10 km • 3 hours • Medium

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South Island Walks » Lake Pukaki » Lake Pukaki Foreshore Walk Lake PukakiSouth Island

Lake Pukaki Foreshore Walk

13 km • 4 hours • Medium

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Free Marker Bay walk in Lake Pukaki - South Island - New Zealand - View looking over the lake (1) Lake PukakiSouth Island

Marker Bay

1 km • 20 minutes • Easy

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Free Pukaki Kettle Hole Track_ walk - South Island - New Zealand - View of the Pukaki Dam Lake PukakiSouth Island

Pukaki Kettle Hole Track

4 km • 1 hour • Easy

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