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  • Location:Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Duration:4 hours (approx.)

Small-Group Historical Walking Tour on the Lakeview Trail with Transport from Queenstown

Take a guided walk through nature and step back to the past on the historic Lakeview Trail, only a short distance from downtown Queenstown in Mt Crichton Scenic Reserve. On a moderately paced, 2.5-hour walk overlooking Lake Wakatipu, you’ll retrace the route followed by Queenstown’s gold-miners and admire the area’s forests and bird life. This tour is limited to 20 people (3-4 people per guide), ensuring you’ll enjoy a small-group experience with your guide.


  • Lakeview Trail historical walking tour with transport from Queenstown
  • Walk through the Mt Crichton Scenic Reserve and admire views of Lake Wakatipu
  • Enjoy the wide variety of vegetation and bird life along the track
  • Hear about the area's history, flora and fauna from your knowledgeable guide
  • Small-group tour with a maximum of 20 people (3-4 people per guide) ensures a more personalized experience

What You Can Expect

Small-Group Historical Walking Tour on the Lakeview Trail with Transport from Queenstown

Small-group tour: Historic lakeview Trail Walking Tour

Experience New Zealand’s wilderness right on Queenstown’s doorstep! After transport from Queenstown, start your Lakeview Trail walking tour at Twelve Mile Creek bridge, and follow your guide on a loop through Mt Crichton Scenic Reserve.

While you walk and catch views of Lake Wakatipu, listen to tales from the area’s rich gold-mining past and hear stories of the gold-miners who once worked Twelve Mile Creek Gorge.

See historical artifacts like old mining tools in the well-preserved Sam Summers hut, and walk through a stunning landscape of mountain beech and manuka forest, populated by the region’s varied bird life. Your guide will give you insight into the region's history, plus tell you about the native flora and fauna and recent development to the area.

During the 2.5-hour walk, stop regularly for photo ops and enjoy light refreshments.
From USD $ 124.38

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Tour code: 5762LAKETRAIL


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