Fernhill, Queenstown

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The suburb of Fernhill as viewed from the Queenstown Gardens
Basic information
Local authority Queenstown
Population 1,863 (2006 [1])
North Ben, Lomond
Northeast Queenstown
Southeast Lake Wakatipu
Southwest Sunshine Bay

Fernhill is a suburb of Queenstown in the South Island of New Zealand. It is on the lower slopes of the Ben Lomond mountain and is accessed via Fernhill Road which starts at the One Mile roundabout.

Fernhill has about 800 homes or units[2] but also several hotels as well as an area of three shops. It joins onto the suburb of Sunshine Bay.


There are a number of walking/biking tracks that can be accessed from around the Fernhill area:

  • The Department of Conservation Arawata Terrace Track takes you from Arawata Terrace to the Queenstown-Glenorchy Road.
  • The Fernhill Town Link Track which connects Cameron Place in Fernhill with Thompson Street near Queenstown.[3]
  • The Fernhill Loop Track in the Ben Lomond Reserve.
  • A small track that connects the One Mile Powerhouse carpark area runs near Fernhill Road and ends near the Heritage Hotel.


  1. ^ Quickstats about fernhill
  2. ^ "QuickStats About Fernhill". Statistics New Zealand.
  3. ^ "Press Releases". Queenstown Lakes District Council.

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Coordinates: 45°02′20″S 168°37′21″E / 45.0389°S 168.6226°E / -45.0389; 168.6226