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Easy and pretty walk!

This track is enjoyable to walk in any sort of weather conditions. You can take your time and walk... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
Brisbane, Australia
Enjoyable walk

We enjoyed this walk to Sunshine Bay. There are some uphill and downhill sections and the track is... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
Sydney, Australia
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Glenorchy Road | Sunshine Bay, Queenstown, New Zealand
+64 3-442 7935
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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
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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
1  Thank Benaroon
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 happysheepChina
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 happysheepChina
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
Reviewed 31 March 2017

...but just a small historical fact: "Sunshine" is not the original name for the area. It was called Sandfly Bay until the residential development began, so you might want to take some insect repellent if you go at the wrong time of year.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank MobileKiwi
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We walked to Sunshine Bay late morning. The trail was easy to find and quiet, only a couple of other people along the way and just 4 people when we reached the Bay. A couple were expertly launching their Jet Ski, very pleasing to watch...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Lavarcham
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The Sunshine Bay track is about 30 minutes walking from the centre of Queenstown. Beautiful, very secluded and peaceful we spent about 4 hours just sitting on the little jetty.

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank Kelly Ann G
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

From town to the track jogging is about 1km. Then down into the bushes and water side there is a track wide enough to run, safe enough to look up, and challenging enough to not be boring. I ran about 4km in, but I have...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank UsFritter
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We were just walking near the restaurants of Queenstown and we just landed on the walkway we saw a sigh for a waterfall but could not find it but the rest of the walk was stunning you could hear water running. There needs to be...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Annika D
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