Queenstown Hill, Queenstown

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Walk the steep slope or follow the less strenuous winding trail to the top of Queenstown Hill, also known as the "mountain of intense sacredness," to enjoy a bird's-eye-view of the town, the surrounding mountains, and the lake. Near the top, you'll see a metal spiral sculpture on a stone foundation, called the "Basket of Dreams"--look for the plaque inscribed with a poem from the artist. Refuel at the hilltop restaurant or go carting if you are feeling more adventurous. Note that one of the trails to the top of the hill crosses private land; if you do see some livestock while hiking, keep a respectful distance. Use our Queenstown trip itinerary maker site to arrange your visit to Queenstown Hill and other attractions in Queenstown.
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  • Easy walk from city center to Queenstown hill. The view from the top are amazing. The path is nice, I saw a lot of goats and not many other hikers. Nice escape from busy town.  more »
  • If you want ‘that’ photo of Queenstown, then head up they hill for some amazing vista. The scenes as classic Instagram  more »
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  • This is a really nice hike! Not too far, nor too hard. Beautiful views and only takes a couple of hours.
  • This place is a wonderful one
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