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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 2 weeks ago

This trail is 4.5 miles in total length and connects Queenstown to Frankton. It is a natural made pathway that is wide enough for walkers/runners/bikers to all share. Most hotel/apartment/houses on the Queenstown side of the lake have steps down to this pathway. No matter...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ali N
Reviewed 16 December 2018

So nice, gorgeous views anda a good way to exercise and admire the scenery, would definetly recommend

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank samzi9
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Rode part of it on the Pioneer race 1st and last day. Beautiful scenery great non technical trails best for active family outing

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Heinzpeter
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

I would have have given this trail 5 stars had it not been for the terrible signage of the trail in several locations around the airport/river and several areas between lake Hayes & Hayes Estate. Since we wanted to do some long distances for the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AlpenhornGE
Reviewed 11 December 2018

The Queenstown trail is a walk along Lake Wakatipu which we took from Queenstown to the town of Frankton. A very easy trek with no hills or mountain trails that allowed us to enjoy a very pleasant cloudy afternoon. There were not too many bikers...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LouisEbarb
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

If you are concerned about fitness or getting on in years my strong recommendation is to take an E bike. I rented a fantastic extra large a bike with comfortable saddle from vertigo bikes. This has five levels of assist and is perfect for you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 362nigeli
Reviewed 13 November 2018

Great and easy trail. We have done a lot of hiking trails and find this one easy and has great scenery every turn. Take

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TXtraveller168
Reviewed 1 November 2018

My husband and I hiked this twice during our stay because it was a perfect view and a nice workout. Bring your camera and wear layers because you'll get a bit hot.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Brandi B
Reviewed 14 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 11 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Peter B
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28 October 2018|
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Response from Peter B | Reviewed this property |
Hi. There are some steepish climbs on the twin rivers trial and the country side trial. Other than that, the trials are wide with a good surface (except for lake hayes loop, single track but still easily doable). It is best... More
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