***Road access and walking tracks are CLOSED FROM late OCTOBER to 17 DECEMBER 2018 due to forestry operation***
This circuit track passes through an exotic forest and around a peninsula jutting out into Lake Benmore.
The views are very impressive - especially earlier in the mornings when the weather is generally calmest.
Complete a loop or return the way you came.
Getting there: Travel along SH83 to Lake Benmore, between Otematata and Omarama
Otamatakou Scenic Reserve - NZTopo50 CA15 Omarama
Benmore Peninsula - CA16 Otematata