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Ben Lomond Track

| Brecon Street, Queenstown, New Zealand
+64 3-442 7935
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Amazing views

We started at the mile track to get up to the lomond track. The ben lemond track are a really cool... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
mathilda p
via mobile
Awesome Day Hike - Amazing Views

A few years ago i trekked from the bottom of the Skyline gondola's, leaving at about 1pm, I could... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
karabatraveller
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| Brecon Street, Queenstown, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We started at the mile track to get up to the lomond track. The ben lemond track are a really cool track, with amazing views over the area surronding queenstown. The first part of the lemond track went trough grasshills overlooking queenstown. The last hour...More

Thank mathilda p
Reviewed 5 days ago

A few years ago i trekked from the bottom of the Skyline gondola's, leaving at about 1pm, I could only reach the saddle. This time, I left at 9.30am, took the gondola, then walked the rest of the way. I was recovering from a virus,...More

Thank karabatraveller
Reviewed 5 days ago

Take the gondola to start with - it gets the first few hundred metres of ascent out of the way, and makes for some nice photos. The track to the saddle is excellent, and you start to get some great views of the Remarkables. Continuing...More

Thank m0vfc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing day hike which gives you a good overview over queenstown and the areas nearby. Stunning scenery. The last part of the track to the summit is about an hour and is pretty hard, but absolutely worth it!

1  Thank henriettesaa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A tough but rewarding walk including a grueling final 60 mins, but take it slow and you will be fine. Take plenty of water (we had a scorching hot day) and plenty of snacks. We had planned to take the gondola but at an unbelievable...More

Thank benjones1047
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a true hike, as there is no paved road or whatsoever. You just have to find you own path... We (3 pax) our quite fit with reasonable experience in hiking, and found d the steepness from the saddle the hardest part. I used...More

Thank Sjakie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ben Lomond is an alpine hike seep in the south on NZ. On a good day it can be an easy 6 hour walk. But the weather can change very quickly here so be prepared with an extra layer of clothes, some drink and snack...More

4  Thank kiwitripper64
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have hiking experience but found this hike to be a challenge. The views from the top were amazing! Especially when reaching the saddle and the whole valley comes into view! I would recommend this hike, wear proper walking shoes and take water and snacks...More

2  Thank yatesy82
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went on a kind of cloudy day and thought it'd very hard from the posts I've read here, especially from the saddle to the summit. For my surprise it was quite ok. There was some ice and I didn't have hiking boots but I...More

1  Thank Bruno F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Definitely has to be on your list of free things to do in Queenstown. I thought it was a little intimidating - the fact it is 6-8 hours return, but, in fact with a reasonable level of fitness it's fairly smooth going until about the...More

3  Thank Rosietovey
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carolinelee319
7 July 2017|
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Response from mdazmi14 | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can refer at the reception counter at the Gondola station if you need any gears/accessories to climb during winter. We had our climb during autumn and no guided tours needed just follow the trail. I'm not sure... More
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Steph S
16 May 2017|
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Response from docgovtnz | Property representative |
In winter conditions alpine skills and experience are needed to attempt the summit of Ben Lomond. You should be prepared for snow and ice above the bushline - an ice axe and crampons may be required. We recommend you visit... More
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Josh W
12 January 2017|
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Response from John O | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can easily access the trailhead from downtown. Just walk toward the chairlift and you will see the trail. If short on time you could take the chairlift and begin the trail a little further up. There are clear... More
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