Mt Rosa Track

Track category

Tramping track
Mountain bike - Intermediate


3 -4 hr one way


View from Mt Rosa Track. Photo: Tyler Rose.
View from Mt Rosa Track

Starting with a steady climb to Mt Rosa, the track crosses the top with great views of the Nevis Bluff, the Kawarau Gorge and the lower Wakatipu Basin. Follow the track past Mt Mason and down to the flats and the carpark.

Doolans Creek’s remnant tōtara forest is accessible from the conservation area.

Crosses private land.

Getting there

Start/Finish: Coal Pit Saddle Rd carpark or the carpark on SH6 near Victoria Bridge


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