Self Guided Hike
Start the day with a complimentary pickup from Athol St carpark in central Queenstown, followed by a scenic drive through the town to the start of the trail. Our self guided hike is no more than a 20-minute drive from town and your entire adventure will take around 3 hours from pickup to drop off. The 12 mile track is well formed and will suit all fitness levels, perfect for families.
Hike at a pace comfortable for you, stopping at points of interest along the way. Take in the spectacular views of this incredible trail and enjoy your very own scrumptious picnic lunch prepared especially for you by a local delicatessen.
As you meander along the 12 mile trail towards Bob's Cove, listen out for the Tui and Bellbird as they sing feeding on leaves and flowers of the Kowhai, Rata and Fuchsia tree's. Marvel at the beautiful shorelines, perfect for skimming stones and magnificent mountain ranges.
Your tour concludes with a pick up at the end of the trail and a scenic drive back to Queenstown.
Sturdy Hiking or Running / Walking shoe's
Base and mid layers for all walks
Winter Hiking - Bring additional thermal layers or down jacket
Warm hat or Sun hat
Gloves if you have them
Small day pack
Any medication if required
*Sandles, Jandals or flip flops are not recommended*
Hike the Backcountry
Suitable for all fitness levels, approx 3-4 hours and between 5-10km. Take in stunning scenery and breathtaking views as you meander along trails with some inclines, hills and elevation changes. All hikes are no more than 15 minutes from Queenstown CBD.
Weather can change rapidly in Queenstown at anytime of the year, so we always recommend being as prepared as possible.
Below are some of the basics we suggest you take with you:
- Light Hiking/Running or Walking shoe's
- Rain Jacket
- Base and mid layers for all walks
- Winter Hiking - thermal layers
- Water Bottle
- Warm hat or Sun hat
- Gloves if you have them
- Small day pack
- Light snack if the complimentary morning or afternoon tea is not enough or you have specific dietary requirements
- Any medication if required
**Sandles, Jandels or flip flops are not recommended**
Take a journey exploring the most scenic instragram worthy sights around Queenstown and Arrowtown. Experience stunning beauty, historic and iconic landmarks, marvel at picture perfect views of mountain peaks, lakes and rivers all in a half day tour.
Pick up from Athol St Parking in Queenstown
Comfortable footwear required for short walks (no flip flops, Jandels or sandles)
Do not forget to pack Camera
Dress to weather conditions (include a light rain jacket)
Child is 8 to 14
Adult is 15 and over
Small group up to 10 people