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Glenorchy-Queenstown Road

Queenstown, New Zealand
+64 3-442 6196
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A great drive, with so many photos locations

took my family for a drive down this rooad from QT. Was a great drive. such beautiful scenery. A... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Neale M
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Brisbane, Australia
Beautiful View

It is the most scenic drive and dont forget to see moka lake, animals farms in between and the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
priyanka p
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful drive” (109 reviews)
“pull over” (20 reviews)
“take photos” (73 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Queenstown, New Zealand
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+64 3-442 6196
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"beautiful drive"
in 109 reviews
"pull over"
in 20 reviews
"take photos"
in 73 reviews
"easy drive"
in 23 reviews
"lake wakatipu"
in 81 reviews
"winding road"
in 13 reviews
"every corner"
in 18 reviews
"take your time"
in 28 reviews
"stunning views"
in 53 reviews
"dart river"
in 44 reviews
"photo opportunities"
in 25 reviews
"south island"
in 35 reviews
"new zealand"
in 66 reviews
"snow capped mountains"
in 15 reviews
"day trip"
in 30 reviews
"sunny day"
in 21 reviews
"routeburn track"
in 18 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago

took my family for a drive down this rooad from QT. Was a great drive. such beautiful scenery. A photo around every corner. soe beautifl houses to lust after.

Thank Neale M
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It is the most scenic drive and dont forget to see moka lake, animals farms in between and the broadway walk.

Thank priyanka p
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You will be gob smacked by the amazing scenery on the drive from Queenstown to Glenorchy. Lots of fantastic photo opportunities

Thank Bellsie17
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rated one of the top 10 road trips in the world, the Queenstown to Glenorchy drive did not disappoint. The scenery is just breathtaking, as the road hugs lake wakatipu and delivers a gorgeous display of snow capped mountains that contrast with intensely green forest...More

Thank karlie
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Jaw dropping scenery on the trip from Queenstown; then you enter a time warp. Be sure you visit Paradise Valley & Kinlock.

Thank Paul K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Glenorchy Queenstown Rd is a 50min scenic drive. Can see the beautiful Lake Wakatipu and Mountain Remarkables from various angles and distance esp. On a clear day. Will recommend.

Thank KathChong
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the most beautiful drives I've taken, with snow-covered mountain scenery and the lake the whole way. It wasn't even very crowded. We drove from Queenstown, where we're staying, to Glenorchy. There's not much in Glenorchy, but we walked on a couple...More

Thank ari405
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don’t miss this place. The views are epic on a sunny day! Not a lot to do when in the township but you could look at the lake and mountains all day! The Glenorchy boat shed is a must for photos and the pier is...More

Thank jessicatheexplorer
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove this road and it was simply breathtaking and jaw dropping. What a magnificent place. There were lots of wows and stop overs as took lots of photos.

Thank sparktoflame
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are staying in Queenstown and can hire a car..this drive is a must! Amazing views..just beautiful. While you are there pay a visit to the Glenorchy animal farm..it's wonderful.

Thank sheilariser
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Ronnie S
4 May 2018|
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Response from Jules J | Reviewed this property |
Weather in August can still be cold, with snow on mountains. At times you could have a snow dumping in towns towards bottom of the island. Roads are generally well kept and safe but if you need to use tyre chains in some... More
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