QUEENSTOWN
NEW ZEALAND
Queenstown, adventure capital of the world. Queenstown has safe, breath-taking activities. Bungy Jump from the world's first commercial bungy site, swoop and soar in a whitewater raft or surf, jet boat down canyons, tandem hanglide or parapente. Long walks, four wheel drive treks, or lunch on a steamboat. Visit the historic goldmining settlement of Arrowtown, or discover Glenorchy, gateway to Paradise Valley and the famous Routeburn walking track.
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TRAMPING TRACKS - QUEENSTOWN, NEW ZEALAND
Nestled on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, overlooked by the majestic Southern Alps, the town was named because "...it was fit for Queen Victoria." Queenstown is today recognised internationally as New Zealand's premier visitor destination. Queenstown has more than just breathtaking scenery and a diverse range of attractions, it's the people visitors find enchanting. In fact in 1998, Queenstown was again voted Friendliest Foreign City in a poll of 37,000 readers of Conde Nast Traveler, a top US Travel Publication. Queenstown first won the award in 1996.
Bullendale & Dynamo Hut tracks
Traverse rugged Skippers Creek to see New Zealand�s first industrial hydro power scheme or take the trail to the heart of Skippers� quartz reef mining history.
Category:  Tramping track

Cascade Saddle Route

The Cascade Saddle Route is an alpine crossing between the West Matukituki and the Dart valleys in Te Wahipounamu � South West New Zealand World Heritage Area.
Category:  Route
Distance:  Approx. 60 km
Completion Time:  1 - 2 days

Earnslaw Burn Track
Following Earnslaw Burn through bush to the tussock basin at the head of this valley for impressive views of an icefall on Mt Earnslaw/Pikirakatahi.
Category:  Tramping track
Completion Time:  4 - 6 hr one way

Glacier Burn

At Glacier Burn you'll climb through beech forest to Glacier Basin. Follow the creek beyond to view the Humboldt Mountains.
Category:  Tramping track
Completion Time:  2 - 4 hr

Greenstone & Caples tracks

The Caples and Greenstone tracks start from the car park at the end of Greenstone Road, 86 km from Queenstown, via Glenorchy. Alternatively, they can be started from Howden Hut on the Routeburn Track.
Category:  Great Walk/Easy tramping track
Completion Time:  4 - 5 days

Kea Basin Track

It takes half a day to climb to this beautiful sub-alpine tussock basin beneath Mt Earnslaw/Pikirakatahi.
Category:  Tramping track
Completion Time:  4 - 5 hr one way

Mount Alfred

A good zigzag track climbs three quarters of the way up Mt Alfred. From there you'll follow a marked route to the bushline.
Category:  Tramping track
Completion Time:  3 - 4 hr

Rees-Dart Track

The Rees-Dart Track is a 4 - 5 day tramping circuit which follows the Rees River and the Dart River, through leasehold farmland and the southern part of Mount Aspiring National Park.
Category:  Great Walk/Easy tramping track
Completion Time:  4 - 5 days

Scott Creek Track

This route to a bush-line musterers' hut is for experienced trampers. It is irregularly marked, steep and in parts obscure and washed out.
Category:  Tramping track
Completion Time:  8 hr

Sugarloaf / Rockburn Track

This marked track traverses moraine through beech forest from Lake Sylvan.
Category:  Tramping track
Completion Time:  8 hr

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