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Getting Yourself Ready

The weather in New Zealand can be changeable, especially in the mountains. 

It's important to be prepared for all conditions all year round. Below are our recommended essentials for any of our walking trips.


  • Sensible footwear - closed toe, supportive sporting footwear at minimum
  • Thermal layers for winter walks
  • Warm mid layers for all walks
  • A warm hat or sun hat
  • Sunglasses all year round
  • Gloves
  • Waterproof jacket all year round
  • Small day pack if you have one
  • A reasonable level of fitness will ensure an enjoyable walk
  • Remember to bring your camera and a smile


  • All transport to and from Queenstown accommodation (excludes private residence)
  • On Half Day walks - Morning or afternoon tea
  • On Full Day walks - Lunch consisting of sandwiches, fruit, tea/coffee and cookies. Bottled water and a muesli bar is provided for you at the beginning of the walk for you to snack on
  • On Privately Guided Full Day walks - A Kiwi style picnic lunch
  • Friendly, knowledgeable and cheerful local guides
  • Interpretative commentary of flora, fauna, history and geology
  • Day packs, wooden walking sticks and some wet weather gear / snow gear loaned if required