A Queenstown must do. Stretch your legs up the wooded slopes of Bob’s Peak, to be rewarded with panoramic vistas of Queenstown and Lake Whakatipu.
Distance: 2.1 km
Duration: 1 hour
Best time of year to go: Good all year
Start / finish point: The Gondola base station on Brecon Street.
Insider’s tip: The Tiki Trail is the warm-up lap for the Ben Lomond Track which takes you to the summit of Ben Lomond in a demanding full day hike.
The Tiki Trail hiking experience
Starting at the bottom of the Gondola, the Tiki Trail winds its way through trees towards the lookout at the top of Bob’s Peak. Short but steep, you’ll be climbing through forest with few viewpoints, until the big scenic reveal. The trail crosses mountain bike tracks, so watch out for bikers hurling themselves downhill at high speed.