Great Walks From Queenstown
Some of New Zealand's most scenic nature walks and multi-day hikes are accessible from Queenstown. Choose your track and embark on an unforgettable adventure exploring our untouched wilderness.
Few places on Earth remain as untouched and magical as the South Island’s World Heritage wilderness. Covering a vast area right on Queenstown’s doorstep, these spectacular mountain landscapes can be explored on a series of trails including three famous Great Walks and many more multi-day hikes.
Queenstown is the ideal base for tackling these unforgettable adventures. The people at visitor centres, outdoor shops, tour companies and shuttle services have lots of local knowledge and experience, and can help with everything from route planning, hut bookings and packing lists, to arranging round-trip transport or vehicle storage.
Your first challenge is choosing a track. Here are five of the biggest and best, all easily reached from Queenstown. Note that fully guided hikes are available on all of them.