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Queenstown: Half Day Hike with Local Guides and Lunch

Product ID: 261622
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Explore the backcountry of Queenstown like a local, and hike with few or no other people around. Enjoy breathtaking views, the expert care of your guide, and treat yourself to a scrumptious picnic lunch at a special scenic location.
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Duration: 5 hours
Starting time 9:30 AM
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  • Marvel at picture-perfect views of mountain peaks, lakes, rivers, and unique landscapes
  • Hike through native forest, alpine trails and high-country farm stations
  • Explore historic ruins of early settlers and gold-mining pioneers
  • Savor a delicious lunch in a stunningly scenic location
Full description
Led by friendly local guides, discover the very best of Queenstown's backcountry. Explore nature, climb a mountain peak, get off the beaten track, and be wowed by gorgeous views with a guided hike that can be customized to all fitness abilities.

Hikes are no more than a 20-minute drive from town and your entire adventure will take around 5-hours from pickup to drop-off. Grab your camera, breathe in the fresh air and prepare to embark on a magical journey through some of Queenstown's finest locations.

Your friendly guide will highlight significant local history, flora, fauna, and landscape unique to the area. Be wowed by magnificent views throughout your adventure, ensuring any picture is Instagram worthy. All that hiking and exploring can make you hungry, so enjoy lunch surrounded by breathtaking views. Your tour concludes with a scenic drive back to the pickup point.
  • Tea, coffee, water
  • Queenstown pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Guided hike
What’s Not Included
  • Alcohol
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Meet at Athol St carpark, just behind the Alpine supermarket in Queenstown

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Important information
What to bring
  • Sun hat
  • Hiking shoes
Know before you go
• All trails are well-formed and maintained, there may be some short steep sections and undulations and trails can become loose, muddy or slippery depending on the season and weather
• Your guides will inform you of the trail conditions at the start of your hike
• Wear sturdy hiking shoes or boots and practical clothing suitable for all temperatures and conditions
• Bring a sunhat (or beanie if cold), sunglasses, rain jacket, medications (if required), and your camera
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Product ID: 261622