Queenstown to Glenorchy Day Trip

Travel from Queenstown to Glenorchy

45 minutes drive away along one of the world’s most spectacularly scenic roads.

The bus will pick you up at 8 am at 37 Shotover St, Queenstown and drop you in the centre of the small township of Glenorchy by 9 am. Depart for Queenstown at 3 pm.

Why not enjoy a short walk or bike ride around the rural township, which is located on the edge of Lake Wakatipu amidst snow-capped mountains.


  • Return transport to Glenorchy from Queenstown
  • Optional extras: bring your bike for $15pp return (bike hire not included)

Things to do in Glenorchy:

  • Spend some quality time wandering around the area, take a walk on the lakefront or boardwalk and visit the local cafes and shops
  • Take a boat trip across to Kinloch, an idyllic lunch spot
  • Hire a bicycle; Glenorchy has quiet roads and few hills
  • Go horse riding, jet boating or take a scenic tour to explore the many locations used in The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, Wolverine and many more.
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