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“the loop”(43 reviews)
“steep climb”(31 reviews)
“great walk”(56 reviews)
Belfast Street, Queenstown, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I’ve done this track yesterday with a friend it took us nearly 2 h to reach the top. What you can see from there it’s absolutely outstanding and the view became better and better every time achieve an higher position, highly recommended and easy to...More

Thank Lorenzo S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful walk up Queenstown hill, make sure you go all the way up to the summit to get the 360 views. It's steep uphill so make sure you wear good shoes.

Thank KylaZQN
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not a very fit person so was hesitant to walk the 2 hours up to the summit - but the view made it 100% worth it. Great free activity to do with awesome photo opportunities everywhere.

Thank PatoneyNZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a 1,5 hours walk but well worthed as you'll see the city from different angles with the final surprise of the Basket of Dreams sculture at the end of it, Recommended!

Thank paherranz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ridiculously up nil tramp to circuit. Hated it as not prepared for onslaught won’t dl again unless forced

Thank Discover572571
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came across the sign to this hill by accident, on a morning with unexpected snow in Queenstown village. We had planned to walk up higher thru the back streets for a better photo and were so pleased to see the signs and follow this...More

1  Thank 11Cab11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a moderate walk easily accessible from central Queenstown on a well formed track. Great views from the top. Wear good walking footwear and in summer take water!

1  Thank blob232
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you’re looking to get a bit of exercise and want a free excursion, hike up Queenstown Hill. It takes about an hour each way and you get fabulous views of Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu.

Thank Ucaimaman
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

The hike takes roughly three hours based on your fitness. I’m relatively healthy but not all that fit, and it worked up a decent sweat. I feel like if you are moderately fit you should be fine, your bum will thank you later. We hiked...More

Thank Sara W
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Well worth the hike in any weather. Good signposted path, incredible views from the top. Several path options to go around the hill further if you want

Thank KombiM
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Kim E
19 July 2017|
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Response from Annie B | Reviewed this property |
It's the perfect place for you and your boyfriend Kim. We have visited NZ in January and February on 3 occasions. Can be wet anytime of year though and thus summer had been very hot though usually about mid 20s
Steph S
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
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