The Arawata Bridle Track follows part of the original bridle trail that connected Queenstown and Glenorchy.

Track overview

Walking and tramping

90 min Easy: Walking track

Mountain biking

Intermediate: Grade 3

Dog access

Dogs on a leash only

About this track


This track is part of the original bridle trail from Queenstown to Glenorchy. The track has good views of the lake and its surrounds and passes interesting rock formations – often scaled by rock climbers.

Getting there

The track starts on the bend of Arawata Terrace and travels to the Glenorchy Road near 5 Mile Creek.


Whakatipu-wai-Māori / Queenstown Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 442 7935
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   50 Stanley Street
Postal Address:   PO Box 811
Queenstown 9348
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