Paradise Day Walks

8 hr

E-Ticket

Day Trip

Pickup Service

Group Tour

A visit to this region can not be complete with out venturing into the Paradise Valley past Diamond Lake, Arcadia homestead to unparalleled views of the Dart River valley. Here you can imagine and see where LOTR and the Hobbit movie locations were created.

After your picnic lunch we venture to the world acclaimed Routeburn Track, which provides stunning variation in vegetation, birdlife and topography on a moderate fitness trail through gorges and valleys.

Walking...
A visit to this region can not be complete with out venturing into the Paradise Valley past Diamond Lake, Arcadia homestead to unparalleled views of the Dart River valley. Here you can imagine and see where LOTR and the Hobbit movie locations were created.

After your picnic lunch we venture to the world acclaimed Routeburn Track, which provides stunning variation in vegetation, birdlife and topography on a moderate fitness trail through gorges and valleys.

Walking through ancient Red Beech forest amidst ferns, lichens and mosses, we follow the Routeburn nature walk.

This trail is well formed, we cater to your level of fitness and there will be no more than 6 people to a group. The duration of the walk, altitude and alpine conditions will determine the distance and time walked. The distance is may be up to 2.5 kms and duration 1-1.5 hours.

These walks enable you to experience the diversity of natural beauty, river valleys, waterfalls, mountains views and birdlife with numerous photography opportunities.

Inclusions:
• Pick up from Queenstown accommodation
• Bottled water tea/ coffee & cookies, fresh fruit
• Friendly, local knowledgeable Kiwi guide
• Walking poles

What to bring:
• Practical sturdy footwear, closed toe.
• Warm clothing, waterproof /windproof jacket
• Hat, sun cream, insect repellant
• A reasonable level of fitness
• Camera

Itinerary for the day:
• 9 am pick up from accommodation Queenstown
• Select your picnic lunch from local bakery 
• Bob’s Cove Nature walk
• Photo stop Bennett’s Bluff
• Glenorchy village, jetty walk, refreshments.
• Paradise Valley sights, Arcadia, LOTR
• Picnic lunch stop
• Routeburn Shelter start of trail
• 2.5 hours walking total depending on enthusiasm
• Drop of Queenstown 4.30-5pm
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If you find a better price, we'll match it - just send the details to hertz-support@placepass.com.

Important Details

Included
  • Local guide
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Fresh fruit & cookies
  • Hotel pickup
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Driver/guide
  • Afternoon tea / coffee
Not Included
  • Lunch, a stop is made before departure at a local bakery for you to purchase a bread roll, wrap or salad.
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Departure Point
Queenstown, Queenstown, Otago Region, South Island

Traveler pickup is offered

9:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Minimum age is 15 years
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.