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Tobins Track

Ford Street, Arrowtown, New Zealand
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Its a SLOG, but the reward makes it 100% worth it

Its UP UP UP! That view at the top.... just wow. The whole basin opens up in front of you. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Martin D
Queenstown, New Zealand
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Popular walk (30 mins uphill), giving great views over Arrowtown. Technically a 4WD track so watch... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jo L
Arrowtown, New Zealand
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Ford Street, Arrowtown, New Zealand

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Its UP UP UP! That view at the top.... just wow. The whole basin opens up in front of you. The trail starts near to the centre of town and takes you up and away. Its just stunning, even when you stop for a breather......More

Thank Martin D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popular walk (30 mins uphill), giving great views over Arrowtown. Technically a 4WD track so watch out for vehicles and bikes.

Thank Jo L
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Tobin's track is a short hike 1 hour return. It's about 3km. It's uphill almost immediately (get your heart pumping) until you come to see 2 chairs and Arrowtown is in view. I think most tracks in NZ is lack of signage. We had to...More

Thank Redglue
Reviewed 20 April 2017

great walk. It would be good if there were some more information about the distance of the walk and the route.

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 26 February 2017

A walking, or biking, track which began life as an access to Wanaka built by Thomas Tobin it is a steady climb from along the Arrow River just outside Arrowtown centre. Reasonable fitness is all you need, plenty of trees to hug and the occasional...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Although the locals may walk it in an hour, there and back, we took our time and climbed to the top in 45+ minutes. Our guide map told us there was a steep downhill "sheep" trail behind the bench at the top of the hill....More

1  Thank 7didi7
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I've been wanting to walk here for a very long time and a friend took me up there. Easy when you park the car closeby. It's a gradual climb but great to get the heart pumping. Not too steep but a good solid walk to...More

Thank JMOSmith
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Arrowtown has many easy hikes or walks you can do. We decided to hike the track called Tobin’s track. It is an easy uphill hike, which takes about 1 hour to get to the top. But once up there, you really get unsurpassed views of...More

1  Thank nepaliaustralian
Reviewed 13 July 2016

You walk for 35 minutes solidly uphill - same gradient but manageable. At the top is a great viewpoint and then of course, it is a solid downhill. I love mountain biking but I don't think I would want to tackle this to ride unless...More

Thank rachm1971
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

It is not an easy hike since most of it is an uphill climb. Also if you are doing it on a hot sunny day, be prepared! Definitely take a big bottle of water with you. Views are good but I think you could get...More

1  Thank Riddhi M
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