Precipice Hill Track
Whakaari Conservation Area



Be prepared to be left speechless!

A 20-minute heli flight north from Glenorchy over the Mt Earnslaw glaciated masiff will have you landing high on a leading ridge top at 1520m asl.

This hike is exactly for those who love wild and spectacular mountain scenery that can only be viewed in the Glenorchy region.

A 2-3 hour walk downhill with panoramic views will have you in constant awe of your surroundings.

None can compare - many may try. Heli hiking and the mountains at their best. You will not be disappointed.

This hike is exclusively in open mountain country - all downhill, and the views never end.

"If you wish to experience hiking in its pure form, this is the track for you. Outstanding views of the high mountains that surround the Glenorchy region."

Duration: 4 - 5 hrs. October to May, snow shoeing in winter months upon request and subject to weather

Distance: 7.5 km

Grade: Grade: Moderate to Vigorous. The entire distance is untracked. Walking on natural terrain

Price Heli Hike: NZ$ 1550 for 2 persons (min 2) | NZ$ 280 per extra person

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