Best trails in Central Otago

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What to expect

Check out some of the best hiking, walking and backpacking routes in Central Otago, New Zealand. The Mt Difficulty Track - Loop Option is the most popular trail. The trails have 5 user reviews with great photos and information. There are trails of various difficulty levels including easy, medium, and difficult. The trail with the highest elevation climb is the Long Gully Carpark to Timaru Creek Road and the trail with the least amount of climbing is the Lake Roxburgh Walkway. The longest trail is the Otago Central Rail Hut at 151 km. For a shorter adventure you can try the Quartz Reef Point Walk at 2 km. Get off line access to Town, History, Water, and Shelter locations and much more with a Hiiker subscription.

Trail difficulty calculations

To understand how we calculate a trail's difficulty please check out our blog post on the subject: