Peters Pool Walk
Easy access short walk
25 min return from car park
1.2 km return from car park
This is an easy, accessible walk to a small kettle lake which was formed by ice melting amongst glacial moraine about 200 years ago.
Enjoy the reflective views of the glacier and mountain peaks in this tranquil setting.
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.
Places to stay
There are a number of accommodation options in Franz Josef Waiau.
Plan and prepare
- Check the current track conditions and weather forecasts at the Westland Tai Poutini National Park Visitor Centre and i-SITE before starting your trip.
- Always take warm and waterproof clothing as the weather can change rapidly.
- Carry drinking water, insect repellent and sun protection at all times.
- Dogs are not permitted on this track.