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Queens Drive Route171 viewsStarting from Remarkables carpark, head up Shadow Basin. From the top , head up the track that goes up to the lookout point, and take the left branch This takes you up and over onto the western face of the Remarkables.
From here, there is a goat track that mostly hugs the cliffs until it opens out on a large open rockfall under Single Cone. From here, there is a worthwhile side trip up to a small peak with a large rectangular tor. Then loop back via Wye tarns and over Wye Saddle and back to the carpark.
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Rock fall at the end of Queens Drive133 views
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Perfect spot for a snack112 views
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Wye Valley127 views
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Looking back up to Queens Drive (yes there is a track there somewhere)132 views
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Western arm of Lake Wakatipu90 views
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Southern Arm of Lake Wakatipu89 views
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Enjoying the view108 views
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Queens Drive154 views
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Gently does it151 views
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Misty shadows of the peaks103 views
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Looking down to Jacks Point134 views
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Side peak with great shelter behind the tor138 views
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Queens Drive Highway147 views
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Taking a rest half way along Queens Drive156 views
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Typical section of Queens Drive118 views
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Lake Wakatipu98 views
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Last rest stop overlooking Lake Alta95 views
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Yes, it definitely looks like a rock136 views
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Taking in the views in the Wye Valley78 views
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Last boulder field to negiotiate87 views
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Wye Valley83 views
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Wye Valley82 views
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Heading up to Wye Saddle96 views
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Lunch spot near the Wye Tarns87 views
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Wye Valley81 views
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The labyrinth91 views
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Landscape to get geologists excited94 views
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Shadown Basin Chairlift80 views
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Rock fall under Single Cone92 views
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Shadow Basin Tarn79 views
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First view of Queenstown & Lake Wakatipu from the start of Queens Drive87 views
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Start of the Queens Drive Track100 views
     
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