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Enjoying the view113 views
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First view of Queenstown & Lake Wakatipu from the start of Queens Drive92 views
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Gently does it158 views
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Heading up to Wye Saddle101 views
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Lake Wakatipu103 views
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Landscape to get geologists excited99 views
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Last boulder field to negiotiate92 views
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Last rest stop overlooking Lake Alta102 views
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Looking back up to Queens Drive (yes there is a track there somewhere)139 views
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Looking down to Jacks Point141 views
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Lunch spot near the Wye Tarns92 views
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Misty shadows of the peaks108 views
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Perfect spot for a snack117 views
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Queens Drive161 views
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Queens Drive Highway156 views
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Queens Drive Route181 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 Drive140 views
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Rock fall under Single Cone97 views
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Shadow Basin Tarn84 views
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Shadown Basin Chairlift85 views
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Side peak with great shelter behind the tor146 views
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Southern Arm of Lake Wakatipu94 views
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Start of the Queens Drive Track105 views
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Taking a rest half way along Queens Drive164 views
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Taking in the views in the Wye Valley83 views
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The labyrinth96 views
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Typical section of Queens Drive123 views
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Western arm of Lake Wakatipu95 views
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Wye Valley86 views
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Wye Valley87 views
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Wye Valley88 views
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Wye Valley134 views
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Yes, it definitely looks like a rock143 views
     
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