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The 120km+ Queenstown cycling and walking trail is a world-class experience. A bike ride, walk or cycling tour through the greater Queenstown area takes you along the spectacular shores of two iconic lakes and the banks of three famous South Island...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Queenstown area, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 7536
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Reviewed today via mobile

We were staying in Queenstown but decided to get the bus to Arrowtown and hired bikes there in the centre of town. They gave us a trail map and we set out along the river. The trail is a wide gravel track so easy to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ameixinha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Queenstown trail is well marked and smooth - great for hiring a bike and exploring the area. It also connects to other trails such as to the bungy jump, Arrowtown and wineries so be sure to take a map and some water. We did...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank L5909MJmarym
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We hired bikes and rode from downtown Queenstown to Lake Hayes following the lake and river. It’s a very scenic ride. The only unfortunate thing for us is that there was a number of roadworks going on and the trail wasn’t signs posted like that...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank U7250UQpeterf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stroll along the Queenstown trail which has photo ops at every turn. You can watch the jet boats roar across the water, the large steam ship sail by and stop off at numerous benches or beaches along the path. The trail goes...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank westcoastcat
Reviewed 5 February 2019

As noted in my review for the view/summit, I love this wonderful trail through the forest, emerging to the best view of the area, full stop. Not too strenuous; running shoes will suffice. Flip-flops/jandals are not optimal but may work for the more agile. You...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank wunderkuken
Reviewed 6 January 2019

This trail is 4.5 miles in total length and connects Queenstown to Frankton. It is a natural made pathway that is wide enough for walkers/runners/bikers to all share. Most hotel/apartment/houses on the Queenstown side of the lake have steps down to this pathway. No matter...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 15 December 2018

So nice, gorgeous views anda a good way to exercise and admire the scenery, would definetly recommend

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank samzi9
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Rode part of it on the Pioneer race 1st and last day. Beautiful scenery great non technical trails best for active family outing

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Heinzpeter
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

I would have have given this trail 5 stars had it not been for the terrible signage of the trail in several locations around the airport/river and several areas between lake Hayes & Hayes Estate. Since we wanted to do some long distances for the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AlpenhornGE
Reviewed 10 December 2018

The Queenstown trail is a walk along Lake Wakatipu which we took from Queenstown to the town of Frankton. A very easy trek with no hills or mountain trails that allowed us to enjoy a very pleasant cloudy afternoon. There were not too many bikers...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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28 October 2018|
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Response from Peter B | Reviewed this property |
Hi. There are some steepish climbs on the twin rivers trial and the country side trial. Other than that, the trials are wide with a good surface (except for lake hayes loop, single track but still easily doable). It is best... More
28 February 2017|
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Response from Lou_QTT | Property representative |
Wrap up warm with a few layers and some gloves and you would be good to go - the trails are easy/intermediate grade and the snow only lands on the ground in QT in winter a couple of times - the scenery is particularly... More
4 February 2017|
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Response from Lou_QTT | Property representative |
Hello - the beauty about our trails is the majority are of easy grade. From Queenstown House you can easily ride the Lake Wakatipu Ride from Queenstown Gardens to Kelvin Peninsula, stopping at the Boatshed Cafe for coffee... More