This is an ideal way for visitors to enjoy one of New Zealand's famous walking trails, the Routeburn, in just one day.
You'll be driven around the shores of Lake Wakatipu to the start of the trail in the Mount Aspiring National Park. As you make your way along the trail your guide will point out native plants and birdlife while providing a real insight into the history and geology of this fascinating region. After a picnic lunch you are returned to Queenstown.
Alternatively, you can drive your car from Queenstown, around the shores of Lake Wakatipu to Glenorchy and from there, find the start of the track and walk in. It's an in-and-out walk, so when you've seen enough, make your way back to the carpark. This is not such an in-depth look at the track, but if you just want to enjoy the stunning scenery, this option would be the right choice.
Or you can take the 3-day guided Routeburn hike and see scenery like this!
The Kea parrot. Inquisitive, cheeky and skilled thieves. Heavy fines apply if caught feeding them.
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