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About Queenstown

Queenstown is New Zealand’s premier four season alpine resort town surrounded by towering mountains and nestled on the shores of the glacial Lake Wakatipu.

Queenstown has something to offer everyone – For the adventurous find the world’s most extensive range of heart pumping adrenalin activities, world class skiing and an vibrant party scene. For the more mellow traveller try a round of golf at one of the world class resorts, explore one of the many walking trails, indulge in a spa & pamper package, boutique shopping, outstanding food & wine or simply sit back relax and absorb the stunning vistas.

Leading Queenstown’s notoriety is its stunning natural environment where steep rugged mountains plunge into the depths of Lake Wakatipu. Winters snowpack makes way in summer to cascading rivers and thundering whitewater which cuts its way through kilometres of untouched natural terrain only seen by those keen to get off the beaten track and explore the hidden reaches.

This unique environment is now renowned for homing our extensive array of adventure activities. Get a bird’s eye view while parasailing, skydiving, Bungy jumping or paragliding. For the water enthusiast try kayaking, rafting, jet boating, cruises and fishing. If you looking to keep your feet on solid ground there’s 4x4 tours, quad bikes, horse riding or 4 months of world class skiing.

As your day draws to a close you can rest easy knowing that every taste bud is catered for with over 150 restaurants, bars and cafes to choose from. With offerings from all corners of the world as well as takeaway options, specialty food shops, wineries and markets selling local produce. No meal is complete without something to wash it down & in Queenstown lively nightlife is always on the menu no matter what day of the week. With a complete range of pubs, bars, nightclubs and cocktail lounges homing DJ’s and live music a great night out in a fun and friendly atmosphere is guaranteed.

And when the day comes to an end Queenstown accommodation offering, caters to every taste and budget with the friendly kiwi hospitality people have grown to love. Whether it’s camping out under the stars or five star boutique accommodation, Queenstown has ample of choice for all. Select from backpacker hostels and motels to self-contained apartments or luxury private retreats. Rest your weary bones at one of Queenstown’s friendly holiday parks and campgrounds, or relax at one of many charming hotels and B&Bs. 

The Queenstown events calendar is a fast growing and constantly evolving four season beast. Whether you’re a sports fan looking to compete or support, you’re into your wine and food, or you’re looking to strap your dancing shoes on at one of the many outdoor concerts, Queenstown is sure to deliver. Not everything will break your bank either as some are free, many are family friendly and all are delivered with fun and friendly Queenstown hospitality.


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