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Alex Knob Track is only for experienced walkers.
You will zig-zag your way up to Rata Lookout for your first views over the Franz Josef Glacier through lowland forest, sub-alpine scrub, alpine meadows and herb fields and to the Alex Knob summit.
Forest birds, such as tui, bellbird, kereru (New Zealand wood pigeon), are heard regularly along the track. Check the current track conditions and weather forecasts at the Westland Tai Poutini National Park Visitor Centre before starting your walk. Equipment