Glenorchy

Just 45 minutes from Queenstown, Glenorchy is nestled on the northern shores of Lake Wakatipu & is the gateway to hiking trails and MiddleEarth™ magic.

Glenorchy’s soaring peaks, pristine lakes, glacial rivers, and ancient beech forests are a dream destination for outdoor adventures. Home to New Zealand’s finest hiking, the awe-inspiring scenery has formed the backdrop for films like NarniaThe Hobbit and Lord of the Rings.

No matter whether you want to relax and enjoy the natural surroundings or be challenged in the great outdoors, you won’t leave disappointed.

Where to Stay:

Glenorchy offers a range of accommodation options, from the rustic charms of the local campsite to New Zealand’s finest eco-retreat, as well as luxurious lodges and wilderness retreats.
Map Showing Glenorchy area of Central Otago

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