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Arawata Track, Otago

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Arawata TrackBeginner

Submitted by Lindsey Francis

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Front country - easily accessible

Out and Back

Totally/mostly flat

Native bush


0:40 (Slow)
0:30 (Moderate)
0:20 (Fast)



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Easy track to follow end to end; track forks off in one area but very clearly marked

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  • Access

    45 Arawata Terrace - green mailbox on the left and A-frame house in the short distance on the right - looks like a private driveway at first until you start walking up it then you can see the start of the track.
    Glenorchy Roadside - just a few kms from Queenstown towards Glenorchy, not far past the Sunshine Bay residential turn off, there's a gravel car park on the right with the other side of the track to start at

    Along side of road at Arawata Terrace or in gravel car park alongside Glenorchy Road

    4 km

    9 minutes



  • Staying Safe




    No water available along track. Bring what you need.

    Muddy in places after rain.

  • Post run indulgence

    Atlas Beer Cafe
    Steamer Wharf, Queenstown
    Delicious beer, food and coffee for all times of day and it's the closest to this end of Queenstown.

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