Walking & Hiking Trails

Walking & Hiking Trails

Grandview Mountain Track

This 18km trail climbs steadily from approximately 300m to the edge of Lake Hawea Station at 1260m, then onto Grandview Mountain at 1398m. It offers…

  • Hawea
Grandview Mountain Track

Breast Hill

Overlooking the stunning Lake Hawea, Breast Hill is the ideal spot to sit and watch a sunset. With views that encompass two lakes, plus Mt…

  • Hawea
Breast Hill

Clutha River Outlet Track

Well known for it’s trout fishing, this track starts at either Beacon Point or at the Outlet Track Motor Camp and continues for about 2.5kms…

  • Wanaka
Clutha River Outlet Track

Waterfall Creek lakeside walk

An easy and pleasant walk, along the lakefront of Wanaka, right past the iconic “That Wanaka Tree” (potentially the most photographed tree in the World…

  • Wanaka
Waterfall Creek lakeside walk

The Millenium Track

Otherwise known as the Glendu Bay track, this walking and biking trail connects Wanaka township to Glendu Bay, via the Waterfall Creek Track. The track…

  • Wanaka
The Millenium Track

Sunshine Bay lakeside walk

Following the edge of Lake Wakitipu, this walking track takes you through native bush from Queenstown to Sunshine Bay. The track begins 1km past the…

  • Queenstown
Sunshine Bay lakeside walk

Skyline Trail & Roy’s Peak hike

Roy’s Peak is the large hill overlooking Lake Wanaka from the West and really does present one of the best views in the whole area.…

  • Wanaka
Skyline Trail & Roy's Peak hike

Rocky Mountain & Diamond Lake

Specifically named the Diamond Lake Conservation Area, this wonderful set of walks/hikes has options for every level of fitness, varying in length from 30mins to…

  • Wanaka
Rocky Mountain & Diamond Lake

Mount Iron

Popular with tourists and locals alike, Mount Iron is a 1 – 1.30 hour walk up a steep, little hill right behind Wanaka. It be…

  • Wanaka
Mount Iron

Morning Star Beach riverside walk

Running alongside the Shotover River this short 10-15 minute walk is ideal for a quick stroll after a coffee at Cavells Cafe or while your…

  • Queenstown
Morning Star Beach riverside walk

Isthmus Peak

This 16km track is a beautiful hike at any time of year, but much more challenging in winter months due to a lower lying snow…

  • Hawea
Isthmus Peak