Twelve Mile Delta to Bob’s Cove Track

Track category

Walking track
Mountain bike - Easy


1 - 2 hr one way (walking)


A walker on the Twelve Mile Delta Track.
A walker on the Twelve Mile
Delta Track

The Twelve Mile to Bob's Cove Track follows the shore of Lake Wakatipu. Lake views alter with meandering through native bush.

Budding geologists will delight in the ancient marine sediments found between Bob’s Cove – Picnic Point and Twelve Mile Creek. Fossils of oyster shells, other molluscs and algae can be found at Farry’s Beach.

Keep an eye out for summer’s red rata flowers around the lakeshore, Pittosporum and the large white flowered native clematis in spring.

Connects to the Bob's Cove Track.

Getting there

Turn off at sign posted on the Glenorchy Rd - "Twelve Mile Delta Camping and Picnic Area" - then follow the signs to the track start at the western end of the camping area.


Dog walking Dog walking
Mountain biking and cycling Mountain biking and cycling

Dog walking

Dogs are allowed in Twelve Mile Recreation Reserve but must be on a lead.

Mountain biking

Track description

Time: 45 mins one way

Mountain bikers will find small climbs with mixed terrain surfaces.

This is a shared-use track. Follow the mountain bikers code: respect others, respect the rules, respect the track.


Find out more


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Follow the Outdoor Safety Code:
1. Plan your trip
2. Tell someone
3. Be aware of the weather
4. Know your limits
5. Take sufficient supplies

Alerts for Otago places


Whakatipu-wai-Māori / Queenstown Visitor Centre
Phone:      +64 3 442 7935
Address:   50 Stanley Street
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