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Queenstown Hill

Belfast Street, Queenstown, New Zealand
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“great walk” (55 reviews)
“steep climb” (28 reviews)
Belfast Street, Queenstown, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Dinner on top of the skyline gondola restaurant with a fantastic view , Luge are popular at this location, Half a day spent on the hill with a few glass of beer while awaiting for the dinner seating. Food are good for the buffet.

Thank rtay46
Reviewed 1 week ago

The first time I went to QT hill I just got to the basket of the dreams and went down... it was nice and just a bit steep but not something unbearable, the second time I went there I actually went to the top to...More

2  Thank Oliviarcg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't know who rates this hike but I only went to the art piece and not to the very top and it took me about an hour to get there...it was tough! It is all uphill so note that it isn't an easy hike...More

1  Thank Waxmanloilee
Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my partner climbed Queenstown Hill on New Years Day. I recommend driving up to the start as we probably spent 30 minutes walking from the centre up to the beginning and its very steep. Then we spent another 45 minutes climbing to the...More

1  Thank sunlover117
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We started the hike from the lake which adds a god 20/25 minutes on to which ever walk you decide to do. You can drive to Belfast Terrace which takes out the initial grunt, although parking is limited. We took the left hand route i.e....More

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this place in January and enjoyed. A Gondola ride to the top. Her we enjoyed spectacular views of all of our he surrounding city, lake and mountains. There are many other activities undertaken from this vantage point such as tobogganing, downhill mountain biking,...More

Thank Noel M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn’t know anything about the hike except that it was supposed to be a great trail. We just set out as our goal to see the basket of dreams with our kids ages 10 & 8. As it turned out, it was longer than...More

Thank Mhewlette
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's an amazing walk to do ! Beautiful forest, nature. It's a bit hard, for people who are not used to walk in the mountains but it's definitely worth it! At the top: an incredible view and "the basket of dreams" ! Perfect for beautiful...More

Thank sarah_dumoulin_like
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Considering we are on the average fit state, we had a hard time climbing and especially over a hot day. View is great though so give it a try.

Thank Johnmir13
Reviewed 1 week ago

The younger you are the better especially on a hot day. Made it to the sculpture but not the very top!

Thank lhorne_11
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Kim E
19 July 2017|
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Response from snowsfields1931 | Reviewed this property |
Perfect. Bungee jumping to jet boat thrills and ski connections, hiking and nature walks are everywhere. Best time October to March being late Spring to late Summer. Enjoy. Cheers.
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