Glenorchy is an outdoor enthusiasts paradise! Walkers, photographers, adventures, holiday makers have all found themselves captivated by this amazing wilderness and southern kiwi way of life.

Glenorchy Information Centre is located in the main street, Mull Street, as part of the historic Glenorchy Hotel (45 km from Queenstown) and is the last stop before the world famous
Rees/Dart and
walking tracks within Mt Aspiring and Fiordland National Parks, Te-Waipounamu World Heritage Area.

Glenorchy's ReceptionGlenorchy Information Centre is also home to the Hotel, as well as being reception for the rustic kiwi Glenorchy Hotel and Backpackers Retreat.

Our fully trained staff have a wealth of local, South Island and New Zealand travel knowledge, making the Information Centre a one stop shop for all your: general enquirie, activity and accommodation bookings; track transport, and latest weather reports.

Take a guided drive with the new QT drive app - find out more

Book now - Contact Us To make sure you have the most up-to date information on New Zealand 's most amazing natural wilderness escapes.  

Book now accommodation at Glenorchy Hotel or Backpackers Retreat online now!

A trip to Glenorchy on NZ's most scenic road:

QT Drive

Life's about the journey, not the destination. It's about going from A to B whilst enjoying everything you see along the way.

A2B QT Drives is all about the journey. Sometimes with all the activities available in Queenstown, New Zealand, it's possible to overlook that this area has some of the most magnificent scenery to be found anywhere in the world. From the magnificent drive to Glenorchy, to the awe inspiring drive across the Crown Range, this app is designed to inspire you to explore the area. Along the way, it notes some of the many amazing spots that will have you reaching for your camera and saying 'wow', all within a short drive from Queenstown. You can download from the App Store:

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The Weather in Glenorchy

GlenorchyEarly morning cloud over the Humboldt MountainsGlenorchy Township from the airMoving marino sheep up the Rees Valley