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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  • I enjoyed the experience walking up Queenstown Hill. Was very easy and the views up there are amazing.  more »
  • Highly recommend this walk on a clear day. It took us about an hour from the start of the track to the summit (about 2k). Most of it is through pine forest on a well graded and wide, smooth path...  more »

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