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 The Glenorchy Hotel ~ Accommodation, Bar, Café and Restaurant at Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown in the South Island of
New Zealand NZ. Providing quality hotel rooms and an adjacent backpackers hostel for the budget minded traveller.
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Glenorchy Activities and Attractions
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The Dart River Glenorchy Activities and Attractions

Glenorchy offers a wealth of outdoor activities and attractions, as well as being one of the locations for filming of the 'Lord of the Rings' movie.

Glenorchy is the gateway for a number of internationally recognised walking tracks including the Caples, Greenstone and Routeburn Tracks as well as the Rees and Dart Valleys. Track transport departs from us daily. Book with the hotel information centre.

Glenorchy also offers great fishing, with expert fly fishing guides available to show you some of the finest lake and river fishing around. The Lake is open for fishing year round, whilst fly fishing is available in season November to April only.
Fun Yaks  
Situated at the head of Lake Wakatipu, Glenorchy is also an ideal location for some water fun. Choose from a wilderness jetboat ride up the Dart River or a more leisurely paddle in a Fun Yak or kayak or canoe.

Experience the breathtaking scenery surrounding Glenorchy on horseback with a horse trek. Combinations with jet boat and canoe trips are also available (see below).
Dart River Jet Boating  
For the more adventurous, you can climb some challenging peaks surrounding Glenorchy, including Mount Earnslaw.

Hunting is also available with expert guides available for deer and goat hunting trips.

The Invincible ski field, located in the Rees Valley offers personalised heli-skiing in the winter and eco-adventures in summer.

Glenorchy is also host to a number of events, including the Glenorchy Horse Races and Glenorchy Fishing Competition.

Track Transport

Download the track transport timetable here

All Track Transport leaves from The Glenorchy Hotel and Glenorchy NZ Information Centre Store located on the main street of Glenorchy

Please email to make a booking or Book Here Now

All regular bus services to and from Queenstown depart from the Glenorchy Information Centre located at the Glenorchy Hotel then leave for the various tracks from the same Information Centre.

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Information Centre:

We make bookings for all activities in glenorchy and Queenstown. Department of Conversation track hut tickets are available through us.


Read here a great review of the Glenorchy Hotel by the Trout Trackers

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Phone +64 3 442 9902   Fax +64 3 442 9912   E-Mail:
P.O. Box 30, Glenorchy, New Zealand. At the head of Lake Wakatipu.