Rating in New Zealand
$ 1488

Gillespie Pass

Trekking  +  walking
Trekking + walking
min $ 1488
Per person
Tour details
Destinations: Wanaka
Guide language: English
Price: min $ 1488
Duration: 4 days
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A diverse and adventurous hike through the sheer mountain wilderness of Mt Aspiring National Park. The route follows a wild tumbling river, leading you from temperate rainforest up to alpine meadows with a stunning backdrop of snow capped mountains and glaciers. Once over the pass a side trip to Lake Crucible (a glacial lake at the foot of Mt Alba) adds to the incredible variety of this trip. At the completion of the hike you are met by a jet boat for a thrilling ride down the Wilkin River and back to civilisation. You stay in a mix of huts and wilderness campsites. Pre-stocked provisions means only your sleeping bag and personal gear need to be carried (no food or tents).


»  Hike an alpine paradise
»  Hike to Lake Crucible for outstanding views of the glaciated Mt Alba 
»  Jetboat down the Wilkin River


Start/Finish: Wanaka
Accommodation: Backcountry Huts, Camping
All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of Hiking New Zealand
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