Explore the most popular trails in Otago Region with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.




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Great quick way to start your day!

4 days ago

awesome,beautiful scenery,well worth it!

10 days ago

The Chasm Path is a well-maintained gravel walkway through lush green forest to a series of bridges overlooking the Cleddau River with its powerful waterfalls and smooth round potholes carved by the swirling water. Only a few miles from Milford Sound and just off the main Milford Road, this is a short but worthwhile stroll.

10 days ago

Tiki Trail is a short, steep climb to the top of Queenstown’s Skyline Gondola. Although mostly wooded, it allows occasional glimpses of the scenery below, and the panoramic view from the gondola viewing deck is well worth the hike up. The trail intersects frequently with a number of downhill mountain bike trails, so keep an eye out for mountain bikers. The upper section of the trail follows the Skyline access road to the gondola.

mountain biking
12 days ago

Note: Instead of completing the loop, we followed the Queenstown, Frankton, and Kelvin Peninsula trails to the point and then backtracked the same way (approximately 20.7 miles in all).

The trails are shared with pedestrians, but we didn’t encounter much traffic on our midweek ride. All three trails are scenic, but the Kelvin Peninsula trail is particularly stunning, with Alpine gardens on one side and the lake on the other. Be prepared to stop every few minutes to take photos.

20 days ago

Okay I don’t know where you hike ..Himalayas maybe but this trail is not easy . It’s a very steep vertical climb that regardless of fitness level will give you a solid workout. The views are awesome and it’s definitely worth the trip but short doesn’t mean easy . I think if you just want to see the views and walk leisurely I’d take the Gondola up then walk around the summit then walk the trail down

Did the hike in and back as a loop. Lots of seals!

Love hiking Greenstone Caples with the Routeburn. Different scenery...Less people before getting to the Routeburn.

should be on every hikers must do list.

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