About the Area

At the centre of New Zealand's South Island lies Queenstown, a vibrant and picturesque city sitting on the shores of Lake Wakatipu and surrounded by The Remarkables mountain range.

Renowned for adventure, Queenstown is New Zealand's premier four season lake and alpine resort offering something for everyone at every time of the year.

During winter Queenstown is a haven for adrenalin snow sports lovers while summer sees visitors tramping through the mountain ranges.

It is this destination's natural environment that makes the wide range of activitiess possible including air, water and land based activities.

For the adrenalin junkies jet boating, bungy jumping, river surfing, whitewater rafting and heli-skiing are on offer while walking, sailing, hiking, climbing, fishing, cycling, golfing, skiing and mountain biking are a few options for those with a more mild thresholds.

During downtime there is a great range of shopping in central Queenstown and over 160 licensed bars, cafes and restaurants to try. There are number of options positioned along the shores of Lake Wakatipu with stunning views.

Things to do in Queenstown:

  • Queenstown Skyline
  • Local wineries 
  • Bike trails
  • Visit historic and picturesque Arrowtown
  • Discover movie magic in Glenorchy
  • Day Trip to Milford Sound
  • Bushwalking