Ben Lomond Track, Queenstown

4.9
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Head up Ben Lomond Track to take advantage of some of the finest views in all of New Zealand. The walkway allows climbers to reach the summit of Ben Lomond, a 1,748 m (5,735 ft) mountain near Queenstown. As you hike up this demanding route, you can take in scenic vistas from several lookouts. The best views await at the very top, offering a 360-degree panorama of Lake Wakatipu and the surrounding mountain peaks. This route is a full day's hike, so make sure you have plenty of daylight hours to complete the climb and go back down. Be prepared for steep terrain and shifty weather, and avoid visiting in winter unless you already have extensive alpine experience. Add Ben Lomond Track and other attractions to your Queenstown trip itinerary using our Queenstown trip itinerary site .
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  • First climbed Ben Lomond in 2000, so coming back with my family in 2020 this was top of my Queenstown list - and it’s still an epic day hike! The route is very well marked from the top of the gondola....  more »
  • We took the gondola to save us a bit of trekking - overall was a long walk but with great views throughout especially from the saddle to the top. Would recommend you be in decent shape total time...  more »
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