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Queenstown Hill

Belfast Street, Queenstown, New Zealand
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“great walk” (51 reviews)
“the loop” (32 reviews)
“steep climb” (24 reviews)
Belfast Street, Queenstown, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Ran up the hill for fitness, extremely tough run and takes about 25 mins. Usually about a 45 - 60 minute walk up the top, really steep hill so can be quite tiring but completely worth the views from the top. You have a full...More

Thank Liam H
Reviewed 6 days ago

Spend a few hours doing something different and climb Queenstown Hill.The view will not disappoint. Although I would recommend doing it on a clear day the view was still awesome in a bit of cloud...and the best part is it's 100% free! Wrap up warm...More

Thank pspw1604
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great morning walk! Takes anywhere from 1.5-2 hours roundtrip. Keep in mind that it's all uphill and will definitely get the blood pumping. When you reach the basket towards the top, you can stop there and admire the views, or continue on for another 15...More

Thank Avisko
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to earn the view by walking up the Tiki trail, took us about an hour to walk up and it is like another world in amongst the trees with some great views along the way. The hill is incredibly steep so make sure...More

Thank Rebekah F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did this hike first thing in the morning and it really got the blood pumping. Fantasic Views over queenstown

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good walking track for one and a half hours exercise (return approx 3 -4 hours). You will reward with a breath taking view of the Remarkables.

Thank Pia528
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's quite a short and easy hike. About an hour or two on the way up depending on your level of fitness. The path is clearly demarcated, it would be hard to get lost. The view from the top of the hill is amazing, such...More

Thank Jeremiah D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice idea to see the Queenstwn from above. Easy 1-2 hours return track, especially good for the days with clear sky.

Thank Bartosz W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We drove up and then took in the views. Amazing scenery like a picture postcard and well worth going up there.

Thank kftraveller2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hike to the top of Queenstown hill is perfect for when you have a morning off, is not long and you get amazing views! I did it with my trainers and although there was some snow left it was ok.

Thank Margarita M
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Steph S
Hi guys, Have planned to do this hike in late June. Anyone has any idea how snowy/ slippery it would be then? We're reasonably fit but we're just unsure about the conditions then. Would it still be advisable to go around that time? If not, any other recommendations for a hike? Thanks in advance! =o)
16 May 2017|
Response from Nicole T | Reviewed this property |
Hello! It was pretty steep and I can imagine parts of the track would be slippery if it has been raining. I would suggest hiking boots if possible, my sneakers did ok though. Also take water, as it is a bit of a walk to the... More
Soni B
Hello there. great reviews of Queenstown Hill.But am a lil confused.Is the Gondola ride and Hill walk / hike in the same place? Is it possible to take a gondola up and then walk back to the car park?
5 September 2016|
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Response from Brentwapwap | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Queenstown Hill and the Gondola Hill are two different walks. Queenstown Hill start is at the corner of Kerry Drive and Belfast Terrace in Queenstown - In this walk you will have to walk up and down there is no... More
Andrew Y
Is this something that worth doing if I'm taking the Queenstown Gondola? How is this view compared to the Queenstown Gondola?
29 May 2016|
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Response from Judi D | Reviewed this property |
We also hiked up the hill to the top of the Queenstown gondola. The Queenstown Hill is higher, has unobstructed views and is something you don't want to miss if you are physically able. Go for it!