Queenstown Trail, Queenstown

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The Queenstown Trail is a cycle and walking trail funded as one of the projects of the New Zealand Cycle Trail (NZCT) system in Otago, New Zealand. It links the towns of Queenstown, Arrowtown, the suburb of Jack's Point and the area of Gibbston. It is at least 110 km in length but is not linear and instead follows the terrain often near rivers and lakes to link key places in a series of tracks that also access public land. In some places it also passes through private land such as working farms and users are encouraged to stay on the trail.

The trail is a joint venture between the Government, Queenstown Lakes District Council and the Queenstown Trails Trust.
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  • My husband and I got "stuck" in Queenstown due to the coronavirus, and I swear this trail is what kept us sane. The ability to head out in either direction for as long as we wanted with the gorgeous....  more »
  • We rode the Queenstown Cycle Trail from Arrowtown to the Gibbston Valley, following the Arrow River across suspension bridges, through open farmland with stunning mountain views, past canyons with...  more »
  • A really lovely nature walk around the lake in Queenstown. You can wander at your own pace, climb down the rocks and put you feet in the cool glacial water, sunbathe and take wonderful photos of...  more »

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