Wakatipu panorama from Mt Dewar



Climb up to the saddle and get great views of the Wakatipu Basin.

8.1 km one way

Walking and tramping

6 hr one way Advanced: Tramping track

Mountain biking

Intermediate: Grade 3

Stay safe in the outdoors

  1. Choose the right trip for you. Learn about the route and make sure you have the skills for it.
  2. Understand the weather. Check weather forecasts
  3. Pack warm clothes and extra food. Check gear lists
  4. Share your plans and take ways to get help. Share directly or use the Outdoor Intentions form or Plan My Walk. Take a distress beacon. 
  5. Take care of yourself and each other.


Whakatipu-wai-Māori/Queenstown Visitor Centre
Phone +64 3 442 7935
Email queenstownvc@doc.govt.nz
Address 50 Stanley Street
Queenstown 9300
Hours See visitor centre hours
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