Queenstown Hill Time Walk

Queenstown Hill Time Walk

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Mike Fricker

Ranking: 10/10

26Oct18. Parts of this walk are very steep. Paths good. Great views when you get to the top.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Sarah Horley

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Great view. 500m climb but easy path. Take suncream.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in January 2017

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Laia Pujol

Spain

Ranking: 10/10

Interesting information about the Maori culture and the history of the area that makes the walk easier to the top of the hills where you can enjoy the great views.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Franziska Lobe

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

Nice track through the forest with a beautiful view of the city!

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Saskia Irblich

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

The walk was really hard, but it was beautiful to walk through the forest. The view at the top was great.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Hailey S

United States

Ranking: 9/10

Free version of the gondola! Good family activity. Not too steep. Beautiful views of Lake Wakatipu and town. Well worth it. Carpark right by the start of the track. Also has a turn off to Basket of Dreams.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Pascale Lemieux

Canada

Ranking: 9/10

Easy access from a short walk from the town centre. Two options, the short walk up to the Basket of Dreams sculpture or a two hour longer walk that takes you up higher. Great view of the Remarkables and Wakatipu Lake. 2 thumbs up.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Daniel Idiart

Argentina

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful view over the Lake Wakatipu and the mountains, the track is moderate, not difficult but you sweat enough to appreciate what you got at the end.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Floriane Desnoyer

France

Ranking: 9/10

Go up in the trees for 1 hour 30 minutes. It is a little boring but the views up there are totally worth it! Lake Wakatipu is just amazing!!

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Ellie

United Kingdom

Ranking: 6/10

A good afternoon stroll with wicked views of the lake and the Remarkables.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Nadav Knoll

Israel

Ranking: 7/10

Nice view to the city, about 1.5 hours return.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago

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Remi Lopez

France

Ranking: 9/10

Easy hike with a wonderful view of the lake and city at the top. Two to three hours return.

Reviewed about 4 years ago

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Saskia Luecke

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Took us two hours to get up, we arrived exhausted as especially the beginning is really steep but was definitely worth it! Stunning views from the Summit! Bring your big jackets though, very windy and cold up there!

Reviewed almost 5 years ago

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Tomas Shairi

Ireland

Ranking: 6/10

Nice walk but more signs needed around the Summit as different ways to return.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Sandra Frischmann

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

2 hour walk with a nice view of Queenstown, not so many people around.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Siobhan Mee

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

A fun hike/tramp.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Martin Sajdok

Slovakia

Ranking: 5/10

Not as pretty as I have expected.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Yvonne Horpershoeh

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

2-3 hours return walk with the best views of Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu. On the top of the hill you are higher than the Gondola viewpoint and it's FREE!

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in December 2013

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Marc Greeve

Netherlands

Ranking: 10/10

Quiet track, 2-3 hour return. Gets a better view than the tourist gondola for FREE! Take some lunch and have a splendid picnic.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in December 2013

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Wayne Kerr

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Nice scenery.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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Franz Schueler

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

But not so easy.

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in December 2012

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Camille

France

Ranking: 7/10

Nice viewpoint.

Reviewed about 7 years ago

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Darren Ronchetti

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Amazing views!

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Dorthe

Denmark

Ranking: 7/10

Hard but what a view.

Reviewed about 8 years ago and experienced in November 2011

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Michael

Belgium

Ranking: 6/10

2hr walking track. Very nice scenery and you can stay there and enjoy the day.

Reviewed about 8 years ago and experienced in November 2011

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Nicola Young

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Very enjoyable walk.

Reviewed almost 9 years ago

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E C Frans

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Beautiful views over valley, lake and Remarkables.

Reviewed almost 10 years ago

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Joanne Byrne

Ireland

Ranking: 8/10

This is a nice walk that only takes a couple of hours, but gives you a great lookout over the town. Some interesting sculpture too ( Basket of dreams).

Reviewed about 9 years ago

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FramiskaH

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Not to hard to do and amazing view over the lake and the surrounding mountains.

Reviewed about 10 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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Gemma Morris

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Great of the lake, a bit of a history on the way up.

Reviewed about 10 years ago and experienced in November 2009

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Rebecca Jenner

England

Ranking: 8/10

1 1/2 - 2hrs with a lovely view, well worth taking lunch and relaxing.

Reviewed about 10 years ago and experienced in November 2009

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Kyle Riseley

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

An enjoyable walk with amazing scenary

Reviewed about 10 years ago and experienced in November 2009