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A nice walk

This trail starts at the end of the waterfront. It is an easy to moderate walk that has some nice... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Toronto, Canada
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Nice place to visit with naturalist

Walking along and seeing birds and old kilns was a pleasant way to spend the morning. Beautifully... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Golden, Colorado
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Glenorchy Road | Sunshine Bay, Queenstown, New Zealand
+64 3-442 7935
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This trail starts at the end of the waterfront. It is an easy to moderate walk that has some nice cottage-like views of a rocky beach amidst the mountains and water. A nice workout and break from the town.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank poltor
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking along and seeing birds and old kilns was a pleasant way to spend the morning. Beautifully maintained trail.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mgden
Reviewed 28 January 2019

Well...it starts by the shore - but then you drift up into the hill beside the road - and in places it is quite a climb. Still a lovely and different way to get to Queenstown!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank patrickjj
Reviewed 16 December 2018

Quick walk out off road, admiring the views along the way, a mix of flat and short hills with a couple of Benches to rest at

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank samzi9
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

This is an easy hike that has relatively few people on the track compared to some of the hillier hikes in Queenstown, so I felt like I had the track to myself. There are many beautiful places to stop along the way to sit down...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Stephanie G
Reviewed 17 July 2018

This track is enjoyable to walk in any sort of weather conditions. You can take your time and walk however slow or fast you want to. However, I would recommend an hour for this walk. This would also be a nice place for a picnic!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jessicatheexplorer
Reviewed 24 April 2018

We enjoyed this walk to Sunshine Bay. There are some uphill and downhill sections and the track is a little rough in some parts. The views over the lake are spectacular and there are a few seats along the way to sit and enjoy the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

A short walk from city centre around the lake shore with views and shelter in the wind easy for all to do

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank iamhappysheep
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Walk just out of Queenstown central, along the lake shore, best in afternoon with good light on you as you walk

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank iamhappysheep
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Perfect if you' re looking for a quiet run.. a bit too much in the shadow and be careful with your ankles (rocks !) but very nice for exercise around town (less than 10km/1h return)

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Fabien D
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