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Enjoying the view105 views
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First view of Queenstown & Lake Wakatipu from the start of Queens Drive84 views
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Gently does it146 views
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Heading up to Wye Saddle91 views
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Lake Wakatipu95 views
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Landscape to get geologists excited91 views
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Last boulder field to negiotiate84 views
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Last rest stop overlooking Lake Alta92 views
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Looking back up to Queens Drive (yes there is a track there somewhere)127 views
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Looking down to Jacks Point129 views
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Lunch spot near the Wye Tarns84 views
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Misty shadows of the peaks100 views
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Perfect spot for a snack109 views
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Queens Drive149 views
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Queens Drive Highway142 views
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Queens Drive Route166 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 Drive128 views
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Rock fall under Single Cone89 views
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Shadow Basin Tarn76 views
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Shadown Basin Chairlift77 views
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Side peak with great shelter behind the tor133 views
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Southern Arm of Lake Wakatipu86 views
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Start of the Queens Drive Track97 views
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Taking a rest half way along Queens Drive151 views
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Taking in the views in the Wye Valley75 views
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The labyrinth88 views
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Typical section of Queens Drive114 views
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Western arm of Lake Wakatipu87 views
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Wye Valley78 views
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Wye Valley79 views
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Wye Valley80 views
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Wye Valley122 views
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Yes, it definitely looks like a rock131 views
     
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