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The 120km+ Queenstown cycling and walking trail is a world-class experience. A bike ride, walk or cycling tour through the greater Queenstown area takes you along the spectacular shores of two iconic lakes and the banks of three famous South Island...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Queenstown area, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 7536
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took our 8 month old little boy in a baby seat on the back of our bike for this ride. Lisa and the people at Around the basin Bike hire couldn't have done more to accommodate us. Made sure we were fully clued up...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I hired mountain bikes from Outside Sports in Queenstown (an excellent place to hire from, quality bikes, great service and excellent prices} to do these trails. Day one we rode out and back on the country side trial. Was quite nice and...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant trails. Undulating but not technical. Ride as long as you wish with a network of over 100kms. Scenery is out of this world.

Thank Excursion795215
Lou_QTT, Front Office Manager at Queenstown Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Excursion795215, We're so pleased you enjoyed your ride - we agree about the scenery that's for sure! Thanks for taking the time to review our trails.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked only a small section of the trail on the peninsula from the gardens to around 3km on. Lake and mountain views were glorious and it was nice and peaceful with plenty of places to sit. Walking was easy on a flat path. Nice...More

1  Thank Paul P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Did about 3KM (6km round trip) out of town of this walk. It’s a really nice easy walk along a pavement. Nice views and on the way back we went through Queenstown Gardens which are also lovely.

Thank Monique140968
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Must do even if you are not a cycling enthusiast. Fantastic views and what a fun experience. We did this tour via the Bike around the Basin Wineries tour. I am so glad we did the full day tour in order to soak up the...More

Thank gracecjy
Reviewed 8 August 2018

The Queenstown trail offers opportunities for everybody. Its a great asset for the Queenstown area. I biked the trail around Lake Wakatipu and also near Arrowtown. Plenty of places for great food and coffee in both areas. We especially enjoyed the golf club views and...More

Thank N5493QVwendyk
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Visited on Monday 7th May. We started off near Steamers Wharf and walked around to the Gardens on the other side, then back towards Queenstown Mall. The walking track was mainly flat so an easy walk while taking in the views at a leisurely pace....More

1  Thank Michael-4551
Lou_QTT, Front Office Manager at Queenstown Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Hi Michael-4551, So glad to hear that you enjoyed your walk around the peninsula - we certainly love the views on that section of the trail!

Reviewed 17 July 2018

I honestly think there are no boring places in Queenstown- no matter where you look you are amazed by the fabulous views and the Queenstown trail is no different

Thank Bellsie17
Reviewed 1 July 2018

If visiting Queenstown for the hiking, this is a great starting point to get into the swing of things and recognise your current fitness levels if you've not done much hiking for a while.

1  Thank Paul F
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28 February 2017|
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Response from Lou_QTT | Property representative |
Wrap up warm with a few layers and some gloves and you would be good to go - the trails are easy/intermediate grade and the snow only lands on the ground in QT in winter a couple of times - the scenery is particularly... More
4 February 2017|
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Response from Lou_QTT | Property representative |
Hello - the beauty about our trails is the majority are of easy grade. From Queenstown House you can easily ride the Lake Wakatipu Ride from Queenstown Gardens to Kelvin Peninsula, stopping at the Boatshed Cafe for coffee... More
25 November 2016|
Response from Lou_QTT | Property representative |
Great to learn you are heading to Queenstown wiith your group and wish to enjoy some of our great trails. Our trails are predominantly off-road easy/intermediate grade and finished to a high standard. The COncerige at... More