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Queenstown Trail

Queenstown area, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 7536
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Half-Day Self-Guided Ride and Wine Bike Tour from Arrowtown
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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 rivers. Discover historic Arrowtown, the vineyards of Gibbston and beautiful Lake Wakatipu - all at your own pace!
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“hired bikes” (12 reviews)
“gibbston valley” (11 reviews)
“bungy bridge” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Queenstown area, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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+64 3-442 7536
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"hired bikes"
in 12 reviews
"gibbston valley"
in 11 reviews
"bungy bridge"
in 5 reviews
"recommend hiring a bike"
in 2 reviews
"mountain bikes"
in 4 reviews
"great track"
in 2 reviews
"kelvin heights"
in 3 reviews
"up hill"
in 2 reviews
"bike ride"
in 3 reviews
"jacks point"
in 3 reviews
"stunning scenery"
in 5 reviews
"fantastic ride"
in 2 reviews
"taking photos"
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"aj hackett"
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"kawarau river"
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"sunny day"
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"new zealand"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What a fantastic trail to take . I only took the small section trail from Queenstown to the Frankton arm , basically walking along and circumnavigating the Wakatipu Lake . It was breath taking , whether it was sunny or snowy . Had the privilege...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The great thing about the trails is your options to decide how much effort to put into exploring them. You can walk, bike, or run. The trails are maintained and well signed. I am a casual biker and chose a route labeled “easy”. The length...More

Thank VeiledDancer
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Lou_QTT, Front Office Manager at Queenstown Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for your review VeiledDancer, we're glad to hear that you enjoyed the trails!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed an awesome full day ride from the Hilton to Arrowtown via Lake Hayes and return to the Hilton via the Countryside Trail. There were a number of hills on route so we were glad we opted to hire e-bikes. More clear and larger...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did this trail on a MTB almost to its entirety, starting from Queenstown city center and winding my way along the lake, through hills and forests en route to Cromwell. All I can say that this trail is mindblowing. I had a great day,...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Walked along the lakeside path from the gardens to Frankton Wharf. Amazing views of mountains and nice looking golf course on far bank - and tranquility. Very few walkers but lots of cyclists going I guess as far as Arrowtown and back.Great way to pass...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Nice trail, beautiful trees and mushrooms, viw at the top is just fantastic. A 3 hours absolutly worth it

Thank visitorfromquebec
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Lou_QTT, Front Office Manager at Queenstown Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Hi there, So glad you enjoyed our trails!

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

cycled the Queenstown trail and really enjoyed it. it was hard in parts but worth it for the views. Trail is well signposted

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Lou_QTT, Front Office Manager at Queenstown Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Hi cappleton2, we're so pleased that you enjoyed our trails - hopefully you managed a day of rest afterwards!

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

Ran on this train in March 2018, and it was beautiful. Great views, well taken care of and not too busy.

Thank awb2222
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Lou_QTT, Front Office Manager at Queenstown Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Hi awb2222, We see a lot of runners out on our trails which is fantastic - I'm glad you enjoyed it and hopefully the views made your run even easier!

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Queenstown bike trail Type Hike or bike Ease to find Go through the garden in queenstown central Information along the trail Not much information on the trail other than to let you know you’re still on the overall queenstown trail. A bike map shows the...More

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Lou_QTT, Front Office Manager at Queenstown Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Hi bagwags, We're glad you enjoyed the trails - and thanks for your thorough review! We are in the process of colour coding the trail signage to make finding your way to the next section or specific trail you want to ride, much much easier....More

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Reviewed 24 March 2018

A popular, so busy, but simply stunning trail, rewarding the hikers with phenomenal 360 degree panorama.... it is a strenuous hike so you must be relatively fit....

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Lou_QTT, Front Office Manager at Queenstown Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Hi Elkabelka, We are so glad you enjoyed the trails - it is great to see so many people hiking along them enjoying those amazing views. Thanks!

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Kezzie13
28 February 2017|
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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
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dogfacedboy
4 February 2017|
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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
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Mso56
24 November 2016|
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Response from Lou_QTT | Property representative |
Great to learn you are heading to Queenstown wiith your group and wish to enjoy some of our great trails. Our trails are predominantly off-road easy/intermediate grade and finished to a high standard. The COncerige at... More
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