Passing through traditional landscapes, a waterfall cascading into Lake Wakatipu and rocky backcountry, you’ll have time to soak in the views and explore the area around Lake Alta; a filming location in Lord of The Rings. Let’s see if you can spot your accommodation in Queenstown from the top, you’ll be high enough. Lake Alta is often praised on review sites, however, you’d have a hard time finding the route we’ll go on by yourself as this is a local secret. You'll be rewarded with stunning views over Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu, before pushing on to reach Lake Alta. A true representation of our Otago wild. You’ll likely get your first glimpse of other people at the lake, where onlookers usually wonder where you’ve just traversed from.