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Getting Yourself Ready

The weather in New Zealand can be very changeable, and it can change quite quickly especially in the mountains. We suggest being prepared for any kind of weather. Below is what we think you'll need.


  • Sensible footwear - closed toe, supportive sporting footwear at minimum
  • A warm / sun hat / gloves
  • Waterproof / windproof / warm clothing for changeable weather
  • Small day pack
  • 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
  • On Half Day walks - Morning or afternoon tea consisting of tea/coffee and cookies
  • 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 is available on loan