An easy, accessible walk to a small kettle lake. Enjoy the reflective views of the glacier valley and mountains in this tranquil setting.

Track overview

1.2 km return via same track

Walking and tramping

25 min Easiest: Easy access short walk

Dog access

No dogs

About this track


Peters Pool.  Photo: K Henderson.
Peters Pool

An easy, accessible walk to a small kettle lake which was formed by ice melting amongst glacial moraine about 200 years ago.

Getting there

Drive or walk south from the Franz Josef Waiau township across the Waiho River bridge and turn left onto the Glacier Access Road or Te Ara a Waiau. Drive or walk for approximately 4 km to the car park at the end of the road. 


Westland Tai Poutini National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:      +64 3 752 0796
Address:   13 State Highway 6
Franz Josef Glacier 7856
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Hokitika Office
Phone:      +64 3 756 9100
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