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Best trails in Queenstown

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Looking for a great trail near Queenstown, Otago? AllTrails has 40 great hiking trails, mountain biking trails, trail running trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails in Fiordland National Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Queenstown Hill Reservation Preserve or Remarkables Conservation Area. Ready for some activity? There are 21 moderate trails in Queenstown ranging from 0.9 to 32.3 miles and from 1,020 to 6,505 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Queenstown
Top trails (40)
#1 - Ben Lomond Track
Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
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Length: 8.1 mi • Est. 6 h 12 m
Enjoy the scenic panoramic views from the top of this climb! https://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-go/otago/places/queenstown-area/things-to-do/ben-lomond-track/Show more
#2 - Queenstown Hill Walkway
Queenstown Hill Reservation Preserve
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 2 h 37 m
Views of the Queenstown. This is a dirt track through the woods that has a steep climb. NOTE: Land after the viewpoint is private property. Please respect the land owners.Show more
#3 - Tiki Walking Track
Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 1 h 25 m
A beautiful hike that is on the shorter side but very steep. There is a nearby Gondola. Lots of shade along the way, very little sun exposure.Show more
#4 - Mount Crichton Loop Track
Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 2 h 10 m
First, this trail is definitely on the harder end of moderate. It’s breathtakingly beautiful and so worth the effort. There’s a lot of steep uphills, but it pays off with a beautiful view of the lakesShow more
#5 - Ben Lomond Track via Skyline Queenstown
Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
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Length: 7.1 mi • Est. 5 h 7 m
You can take a gondola up (cost $44 NZD per Adult) where you will find a nice restaurant, bathroom, and water fountain. From there, follow the signs to the Ben Lomond Trail Summit. It's basically uphiShow more
#6 - Moke Lake Loop
Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 1 h 52 m
Nice loop trail around Moke Lake. The views of the lake and the surrounding mountains are spectacular. It’s a short 15 minute drive from Queenstown, dont miss it! https://www.queenstownnz.co.nz/listiShow more
#7 - Lake Alta Track
Remarkables Conservation Area
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 1 h 21 m
Hike to picturesque glacial Lake Alta. The track begins behind Remarkables skifield buildings and follows a ski road to the top of the Alta charlift. Cairns will lead you from there, through the alpinShow more
#8 - Ben Lomond Track via Tiki Trail
Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
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Length: 9.2 mi • Est. 6 h 43 m
The Tiki Trail starts near the Skyline Gondola base station at the top of Brecon StreetShow more
#9 - Mount Ben Lomond
Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 2 h 7 m
Gondola Up, Walk Down. Beautiful view of the lake.Show more
#10 - Queenstown Gardens Trail
Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 50 m
Beautiful track for walk, alone, with family. Easy and relaxing. There are some benches. Enjoy views of the lake and mountain. Show more
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