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Lake Rere Loop, Otago

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Lake Rere LoopBeginner - Intermediate

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Front country - easily accessible


Undulating, small hills only

Native bush
Open farmlands
Open tussock/grasslands

Beginner - Intermediate

2:30 (Slow)
2:00 (Moderate)
1:30 (Fast)



Part of the trail traverses farm land, there are notices to ensure trail users avoid stock, there may be restrictions during lambing There are magpies here in spring

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Taking the loop clockwise, cross the bridge and follow the marked route across Greenstone Station's open paddocks to Elfin Bay, where it's worth checking out the old wharf.

The climb through red beech eases before reaching picturesque Lake Rere. Pockets of mountain beech and grassland lead you to a second bridge and a climb to join the Greenstone Track.

Turn right onto the Greenstone trail: the Greenstone undulates through native bush, river flats with and lends gorgeous views of the surrounding peaks. Follow the Greenstone back to the carpark.

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Features of interest

Lake Rere (running water), a popular tourist destination in the late 19th century.

Make Up of Run

Moderate Single Track: 35%

Easy Single Track: 65%

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