For lovers of walking and hiking, Queenstown is paradise. This stunning region offers a multitude of options for those who love exploring by foot.

Surrounded by The Remarkables mountain range and nestled on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown's spectacular environment is best explored on foot. Many day walks leave from the centre of town - try the 3-hour Queenstown Hill Time walk, which leaves from Belfast Street and offers panoramic views at the top.

Also accessible from just out of town is the 4+ hour Ben Lomond walk. With magnificent views of the lake & mountains as well as the summit of Mount Aspiring, this walk  is perfect to allow you to get a sense of the geography of the area. If you're fit, consider hiking to the top of Ben Lomond summit for an extra-special panorama.

Another nearby walk with stunning lake and mountain views is the Jack's Point Track. Around 4 hours return, you'll hike over undulating grassland and scattered scrub high above Lake Wakatipu. 

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