Wilderness Guided Walks: Lakeview Trail Half Day
Step back in time on this half-day walk into Mt Aspiring National Park surrounded by stunning native beech forest and inquisitive birdlife. Experience the rich heritage of Sam Summer's gold mining hut while enjoying superb lake and mountain views and colourful flora and fauna.
DetailsA half day guided walk
The Lakeview Trail is a half-day guided walk where we step back in time to experience the area’s rich heritage while enjoying beautiful lake and mountain views. This stunning 2 hour loop walk is located just 10km out of Queenstown. Walk through native beech and manuka forest. Visit Sam Summer’s historic mining hut made in natural stone by Sam’s father Bill in 1930. See ‘Lord of the Rings’ movie locations. Entertaining commentary from your friendly guide reveals the hidden wonders of this slice of NZ wilderness.
Includes: Energy snacks, bottled water, return transfers with accommodation pickups and drop offs, souvenir postcard.
Bring: Jacket, camera, sturdy footwear.
ItineraryDay 1 : Lakeview Trail Half Day Meals :None
PickupsDeparts: 8:00am and 1:30pm daily year round, from 37 Shotover Street or Queenstown accommodation (upon request)
Duration: 3.5hrs return (1.5 to 2hrs walking)
Fitness: Average fitness required
Grade: Easy to Moderate
Terrain: Undulating track, uneven at times
ExtrasIncludes refreshment and transfer
InstructionsDeparts: 37 Shotover Street, Queenstown, or Queenstown accommodation (upon request).
Open date tickets please give 7 days notice to book.
All bookings MUST reconfirm 48hrs in advance. Ph: 0800 462 248 03 442 9708 or from outside NZ: +64 3 442 9708.
ConditionsPrivate tour, max 6 per vehicle.