Tramper on Dynamo Hut track
Image: Adam Eason | Creative Commons



Traverse rugged Skippers Creek to see New Zealand’s first industrial hydro power scheme or take the trail to the heart of Skippers’ quartz reef mining history.

Bullendale hydro mine was the the site of the first industrial use of electricity in New Zealand. 

Walking and tramping

4 - 6 hr Advanced: Tramping track

Dog access

Stay safe in the outdoors

  1. Choose the right trip for you. Learn about the route and make sure you have the skills for it.
  2. Understand the weather. Check weather forecasts
  3. Pack warm clothes and extra food. Check gear lists
  4. Share your plans and take ways to get help. Share directly or use the Outdoor Intentions form or Plan My Walk. Take a distress beacon. 
  5. Take care of yourself and each other.


Whakatipu-wai-Māori/Queenstown Visitor Centre
Phone +64 3 442 7935
Address 50 Stanley Street
Queenstown 9300
Hours See visitor centre hours
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