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Enjoying the view107 views
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First view of Queenstown & Lake Wakatipu from the start of Queens Drive86 views
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Gently does it149 views
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Heading up to Wye Saddle93 views
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Lake Wakatipu97 views
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Landscape to get geologists excited93 views
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Last boulder field to negiotiate86 views
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Last rest stop overlooking Lake Alta94 views
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Looking back up to Queens Drive (yes there is a track there somewhere)130 views
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Looking down to Jacks Point132 views
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Lunch spot near the Wye Tarns86 views
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Misty shadows of the peaks102 views
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Perfect spot for a snack111 views
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Queens Drive152 views
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Queens Drive Highway145 views
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Queens Drive Route169 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 Drive131 views
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Rock fall under Single Cone91 views
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Shadow Basin Tarn78 views
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Shadown Basin Chairlift79 views
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Side peak with great shelter behind the tor136 views
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Southern Arm of Lake Wakatipu88 views
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Start of the Queens Drive Track99 views
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Taking a rest half way along Queens Drive154 views
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Taking in the views in the Wye Valley77 views
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The labyrinth90 views
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Typical section of Queens Drive117 views
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Western arm of Lake Wakatipu89 views
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Wye Valley80 views
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Wye Valley81 views
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Wye Valley82 views
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Wye Valley125 views
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Yes, it definitely looks like a rock134 views
     
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