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“Not easy, but worth the effort”
Review of Ben Lomond Track

Ben Lomond Track
Ranked #7 of 132 things to do in Queenstown
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

This is certainly not an easy hike. Relentlessly uphill for 2.5 hours, but what an amazing view at the top! Come prepared with good shoes and warm gear- it is cold and windy even on a fine day.

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This is an amazing track with fantastic ever changing views all the way. For the faint hearted get the gondola to the skyline and walk from there. A 500 meter increase in altitude the the saddle a trip of about 1.5 hours. Another 500 meters to the summit.

1  Thank DavidGA986
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Very nice quiet hike, great views over Queenstown. Can reach the track by taking the gondola and starting from there. Quite steep going up so a moderate level of fitness is probably advised, although we saw people with young children walking up also.

Thank woodyguthrie
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

The more you go up, the prettier it is. It was a beautiful day in Queenstown and one of the best hike of my life.

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

It goes up and up and up and up and it never seems to flatten out at all. So beautiful - so worthwhile! Definitely takes a good 5 hours if you are fit. You can make it from lunchtime and be back by 5 if you skip the first part and go up the gondola.

1  Thank Alana B
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