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Lipsy Lake / Otter falls

Lipsy Lake/Otter falls hike.

Hiking Difficult

14 km
262 m
277 m
3-4 hrs
Low Point
338 m
High Point
536 m
Lipsy Lake / Otter falls Map

This is a popular hiking route which is generally considered to be difficult. It's very remote, it features medium exposure and is typically done between June and September. From a low point of 338 m to the maximum altitude of 536 m, the route covers 14 km, 262 vertical metres of ascent and 277 vertical metres of descent.


Lipsy Lake/Otter falls



Hiking trails where obstacles such as rocks or roots are prevalent. Some obstacles can require care to step over or around. At times, the trail can be worn and eroded. The grade of the trail is generally quite steep, and can often lead to strenuous hiking.

Medium Exposure

2 out of 4

The trail contains some obstacles such as outcroppings and rock which could cause injury.


3 out of 4

Little chance of being seen or helped in case of an accident.

Best time to visit

between June and September


  • Alpine
  • Wildlife
  • Picturesque
  • Dog friendly
  • Wild flowers
  • Water features
  • Family friendly
  • Forestry or heavy vegetation