Ben Lomond Track, Queenstown

4.9
#2 of 11 in Trails in Queenstown
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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  • Had an amazing time on Ben Lomond. I took the gondola up and smashed the summit and back in less than 5 hours (My body paid for it the next day tho :) ) It was a gorgeous day and the summit part was e...  more »
  • The views were fantastic! I only went up to the saddle since it was very windy that day, but even so it was a wonderful hike. I recommend taking a gondola up to skip the first chunk of the journey as ...  more »
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