Wilderness Adventures & Nature Walks

Discover a land of natural history and unparalleled beauty in Queenstown, guided by our experts.

From majestic mountains and glacial valleys to pristine lakes and rainforest, our knowledgeable guides will take you closer to nature than ever before. Explore the best of the New Zealand wilderness on one of our year-round iconic local walks. 

Whether you’re looking for a hike into the wilderness or a simple walk in nature, Guided Walks New Zealand has the ideal experience for you.

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The Famous Routeburn Track

Journey into the head of Lake Whakatipu as you prepare to explore the world-famous Routeburn Track. 

Make your way on this great walk in Mount Aspiring National Park with a gradual ascent through a magical world of ancient ferns, mosses, lichens and beech forest. Explore forgotten paths of the Māori, as we travel along their old greenstone trails.

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Lakeshore, Forest & Bird

The 'Lakeshore Forest and Bird' guided walk is a stunning half day experience in Bob’s Cove. Walk at a leisurely pace through native beech forest and stop to enjoy the views across the lake to The Remarkables and Cecil Peak. Enjoy morning or afternoon tea on the lakeshore and head back through the red beech forest before being transported back to Queenstown.

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Aspiring Wilderness Experience

This full day adventure delivers the best of both worlds.

Your guided journey starts with a serene wilderness walk through the ancient beech forest of Mount Aspiring National Park, and continues with the thrills of an exclusive private Dart River jet boat experience.

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Hollyford Wilderness Experience

Located in the spectacular Fiordland National Park, the dramatic Hollyford Wilderness Experience is one of the greatest guided walks in New Zealand.

In this 4-day / 3-night all-inclusive guided walk, you will traverse the Hollyford Valley by foot, jetboat and helicopter. Explore the outdoors during the day and indulge in our comfortable lodges with ensuite rooms, delicious meals and beverages each night. Experience a journey of discovery from the mountains to the sea.

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