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Walking in Winter

During the winter months our wilderness turns into a crystallized paradise.

Nearly all of our walks are available through the winter months, and we have a few other options available to you as well. While it is cold it is often clear and calm. Under snow capped mountains a beautiful experience.

Frosted beech tree

Famous Routeburn Track

The Routeburn transforms into a beautiful frost and snow covered wonderland in winter.

Lakeshore forest and bird

The best of native flora and bird-life, with magnificent lake and mountain views in an area with its own micro-climate; plants are protected from the elements so species are much larger than elsewhere. “It’s as if we are walking through the sentinels of the forest”. Native birds are readily seen and heard in and around the edges of the firest. Your guide will introduce you to an array of edible and medicinal plants used by Maori and European settlers on this easy half day walk.

Also we can take private groups on the Ultimate Nature Experience


Snowshoeing in Queenstown offers a peaceful, harmonious exploration of the wilderness. Come for an invigorating guided snowshoe walk with us into the beautiful New Zealand back country and discover what really makes New Zealand different