The Rees-Dart track is a 4-5 day tramp. It follows the Rees
and the Dart Rivers through the southern end of New Zealand's
Mount Aspiring National Park. Catch a ride to the start of
the track from Glenorchy only a short drive from Queenstown
The first day starts with a trek through farm land, the next
few days are more exciting with mountain terrain and some interesting
rivers and streams. The final day is an easy walk over open
terrain. If walkings not your thing catch the Rees Dart jetboat
and save your feet.
The Routeburn track is 32-kilometre (20 mile), two to three
day hiking track which links Mount Aspiring and Fiordland National
Parks. The track is visually stunning with waterfalls, forests,
bird life, lakes and awesome mountain scenery.
To get to the starting point you will need to get to Glenorchy,
which is just down the road from Queenstown. The walk ends
in Milford and is open November to April.
Queenstown seems hidden away in the far corner of the world. It
is this isolation, combined with the views of towering mountains
and a stunning freshwater lake that have made this destination one
of the most sought after by international visitors.
There are limitless activities to do here, catering to suit any
taste of adventure or leisure, which would keep even the most demanding
visitor happy. That is why the area never fails to delight everyone
Imagine a round of golf from any of the three 18 hole golf courses,
or hitting the road on the wine trail, where you will find a range
of New Zealand’s finest vineyards. If fishing, gold panning,
walking or horse trekking is more your style then you can relax
while you enjoy the unique views.
Now if your looking for something that’s going to get the
heart going, Queenstown is New Zealand’s adventure capital.
Try bungy jumping, the jet boat rides, white water rafting or if
your not afraid of heights then how about tandem parapenting, hand
gliding, or skydiving to name just a few.
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It's difficult to describe the experience of hitting the ball
on in the majestic Millbrook resort. You are surrounded by
snow capped mountains throughout the 18 holes, which challenges
all levels of player. The course was designed by Sir Bob Charles
and certainly presents some exciting features such as water
and sand traps. If you are looking to stay on site its fantastic.
Simply dive into the Queenstown directory and look up Millbrook.
You won't be dissapointed!