By now you’ve probably realised that the scenery in New Zealand is unbelievable, with stunning vistas around almost every corner.

At some point you’ll arrive in Queenstown, one of the many jewels in New Zealand’s crown and the adventure capital of the world. After bungy jumping, skydiving, rafting, skiing, jet boating and partying you’re down to your last few pennies.

Now’s the time to break out those hiking boots, enjoy the fresh air and experience South Island of New Zealand up close and personal.

 

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Queenstown Hill

This track starts 5 minutes walk from the city centre and a short 45 minute walk to the top gets you some epic views towards the crown range, The Remarkables and Wakatipu Basin. Be sure to stop off at the basket of dreams for that perfect Instagram snap!

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Moke Lake Loop Track

Get away from the hustle and bustle of Queenstown by exploring Moke Lake. A 20 minute drive from town you’ll find some of the quietest and most undisturbed scenery going as you walk this 2 – 3 hour loop track.

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Moke Lake Loop Track

Get away from the hustle and bustle of Queenstown by exploring Moke Lake. A 20 minute drive from town you’ll find some of the quietest and most undisturbed scenery going as you walk this 2 – 3 hour loop track.

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Ben Lomond

Now you’ve warmed up Ben Lomond should be in your sights. This is a 6 – 8 hour trek that will take you up to 1748 metres offering, hands down, THE BEST views you will get anywhere in Queenstown. The end section is a little tough, so bring snacks, however it makes the view even more rewarding.

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Roys Peak and Rob Roy Glacier

Now I may have lied a little as these last two are actually in Wanaka however bare with me! Roys Peak is a pretty tough up hill slog taking around 3 hours to get to the top. However, the view is breathtaking and one of the most Instagrammed spots in New Zealand.

Tours to get you there


Explore Abel Tasman National Park

14 Day Queenstown to Auckland Tour

Enjoy both islands from the bottom of the South to the tip of the North. If you're starting South and want to see it all from the wild West coast to the Bay of Islands then this is the one for you.
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Bike rides along amazing landscapes

9 Day Christchurch to Queenstown Tour

Explore the lesser known spots that other tour groups don't visit. Whether it's a secret glow-worm walk at night, a lush rainforest-fringed pool for a dip, a bike ride along deserted roads hugging the coast or a local cafe that serves quite possibly the best muffins in New Zealand.
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Explore more of NZ’s best National Parks

28 Day Ultimate Explorer Auckland to Auckland Tour

Quite possibly the best thing you can do in New Zealand. Grab life with both hands on this in depth, all-points covered action and adventure wilderness experience. This trip guarantees to show you the best of the North and South Island and the experience of a lifetime. .
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Incredible daily bikes rides

15 Day Christchurch to Auckland Tour

Enjoy both islands from the bottom of the South to the tip of the North. If you're starting South and want to see it all from the wild West coast to the Bay of Islands then this is the one for you.
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