Glenorchy is a 35-45 minute 44 kilometre scenic drive up the lake from Queenstown. The area is serviced by regular transport during the summer from the last weekend of October through till 29 April and is backed by a service with Dart River Safaris during the winter months. Private taxi companies offer transfers to Glenorchy throughout the year.
Most of the adventure acitivity providers offer transport from Queenstown. Combine your trips and accommodation and you won’t need to hire a rental car.
Glenorchy is also a stunning cycle ride from Queenstown and bikes can be hired from Outside Sports and gear transported separately.
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Glenorchy has its own airstrip and it is possible to get to Glenorchy by fixed wing and helicopter transfer. There are other accessible landing points at Blanket Bay and close to Kinloch Lodge allowing for helicopter transfers virtually directly to your accommodation.
Info and Track
Based in Shotover Street opposite Outside Sports, Info and Track offer track transportation and hire tramping equipment.
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Info and Track
37 Shotover Street
Phone:+64 (0)3 4429708
Buckleys is a locally owned and operated company servicing all the major tracks in the Wakatipu area. With over 30 years experience in the region, we offer excellent service and expert advice second to none. QUEENSTOWN, GLENORCHY, ROUTEBURN, REES, DART, GREENSTONE, CAPLES, TE ANAU, TE ANAU DOWNS, HOLLYFORD, DIVIDE, WANAKA, MATUKITUKI, CLYDE, CROMWELL, MILFORD SOUND, MIDDLEMARCH, ALEXANDRA - For group bookings we go anywhere any time!
Phone: +64 (0)3 4428215
Mobile: +64 (0)275-428-215
Queenstown’s Premier Taxi Company
Our vehicles are all clean and tidy, late-model sedans and vans. We can cater for any group, and also offer VIP limo service. Our local, knowledgeable drivers have well over 200 years combined driving experience in the Wakatipu. Friendly, professional service with a smile.
1 to 11 passenger vehicles
24 hours per day, 7 days per week
Queenstown's most competitive prices
Queenstown Alpine Taxis
Prices From: Queenstown to Glenorchy 1-4 passengers $120, 5-11 passengers $140
For a plane to plane transfer to Glenorchy planes can be chartered from Queenstown airport to drop at Glenorchy. Alternatively consider adding a trip to Milford during the day and dropping off at Glenorchy in the evening. Please note that due to the changeable conditions in the weather it is important to always have a plan B or to plan trips involving aircraft last minute.
Prices from: 1-3 passengers, 4-5 passengers and 7 passengers