Tasman Glacier Lake Walk, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand

TASMAN GLACIER LAKE WALK - Aoraki Mount Cook National Park
An easy and spectacular 1 hour return walk.
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Tasman Glacier Lake Walk, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand

TASMAN GLACIER LAKE WALK - Aoraki Mount Cook National Park
This easy walk branches off to the right of the Blue Lakes Track and leads to a viewpoint of the Tasman Glacier terminal lake. A further track branches off to the right of this track to go to the source of the Tasman River. Icebergs can usually be seen in Summer and the lake freezes over in Winter.

Tasman Glacier Lake Walk, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand

TASMAN GLACIER LAKE WALK - Aoraki Mount Cook National Park

Tasman Glacier Lake Walk, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand

TASMAN GLACIER LAKE WALK - Aoraki Mount Cook National Park

Tasman Glacier Lake Walk, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand

TASMAN GLACIER LAKE WALK - Aoraki Mount Cook National Park
...and then it turns into a bit of a moonscape.

Tasman Glacier Lake Walk, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand

TASMAN GLACIER LAKE WALK - Aoraki Mount Cook National Park

Tasman Glacier Lake Walk, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand

TASMAN GLACIER LAKE WALK - Aoraki Mount Cook National Park
So rugged...

Tasman Glacier Lake Walk, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand

TASMAN GLACIER LAKE WALK - Aoraki Mount Cook National Park
Wow...

Tasman Glacier Lake Walk, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand

TASMAN GLACIER LAKE WALK - Aoraki Mount Cook National Park
The glacier lake and jetty.

Tasman Glacier Lake Walk, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand

TASMAN GLACIER LAKE WALK - Aoraki Mount Cook National Park
Now we go down to the source of the Tasman River.

Tasman Glacier Lake Walk, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand

TASMAN GLACIER LAKE WALK - Aoraki Mount Cook National Park

Tasman Glacier Lake Walk, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand

TASMAN GLACIER LAKE WALK - Aoraki Mount Cook National Park
Amazing alien landscape...

Tasman Glacier Lake Walk, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand

TASMAN GLACIER LAKE WALK - Aoraki Mount Cook National Park

Tasman Glacier Lake Walk, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand

TASMAN GLACIER LAKE WALK - Aoraki Mount Cook National Park
The source of the Tasman River.

Tasman Glacier Lake Walk, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand

TASMAN GLACIER LAKE WALK - Aoraki Mount Cook National Park
Windblown dust and dirt.

Tasman Glacier Lake Walk, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand

TASMAN GLACIER LAKE WALK - Aoraki Mount Cook National Park
Icebergs - but not many...

Tasman Glacier Lake Walk, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand

TASMAN GLACIER LAKE WALK - Aoraki Mount Cook National Park

Tasman Glacier Lake Walk, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand

TASMAN GLACIER LAKE WALK - Aoraki Mount Cook National Park
And back to the carpark.