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There’s nothing quite like exploring the back country of Queenstown—many of our quirky mountain huts are easily accessible on a day walk near Queenstown. Whether you’ve got a couple of hours or a whole day, take the time to transport yourself back in time to Queenstown's pioneering start.
Situated a scenic 45 minute drive from Queenstown, Glenorchy is a lush green paradise surrounded by stunning mountain ranges. Glenorchy is a hiker's dream no matter whether you have a few hours or a few days to spare. Discover some of the best walks and hikes in Glenorchy.
A guided walk is a great way to get more out of a hiking trip: meet new people, learn more about the area and explore the great outdoors on the Routeburn and Milford Tracks with the added ease of knowing that all is taken care of. We catch up with Ultimate Hikes guide Tony Phillips to find out what makes a guided hike an unforgettable experience.
Located a stunning 20-minute drive from Queenstown’s CBD, Arrowtown has a range of different walking tracks to suit all fitness levels and curiosity types with everything from short easy walks to overnight hikes along old mining trails.
Only a 45-minute scenic drive from Queenstown, this historic settlement and ancient Māori gateway to the West Coast is the perfect place to reconnect with nature - no matter your budget or level of fitness. Here are some ideas on how you can create your perfect weekend itinerary
There’s a spectacular variety of short walks in Queenstown, from leisurely lakeside strolls to heart pumping mountain trails that will challenge all fitness levels. Here are some of Queenstown's best short walks, ranked by difficulty.