Queenstown is situated on the shores of beautiful Lake Wakatipu, surrounded by the majestic Remarkables mountains. Queenstown is New Zealand's adventure capital, and offers an incredible range of attractions and activities all year round.
In winter, Queenstown and the surrounding region turns into an alpine
playground, with skiing and snowboarding opportunities
everywhere as well as the annual Queenstown Winter Festival.
Queenstown is an ideal location to base yourself to explore some of the attractions of the Southern Lakes region.
Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound in Fiordland National Park are
a day trip distance from Queenstown, A range of multi-day tramping tracks, including the Routeburn,
Hollyford, Greenstone and Rees-Dart, are within driving distance of Queenstown.
There is a broad range of accommodation in Queenstown, as well as activities, places to eat, and entertainment accessible to all ages, Queenstown also provides an ideal family holiday destination, as well as an opportunity to see the country at its most splendid.
For more information on Queenstown
Places not to miss!
Arrowtown is 21kms from Queenstown and is an ideal place for a half day excursion. The old goldmining town provides an interesting journey back in time with its memorabilia of the era as well as boutiques and cafés.
Glenorchy - The small settlement of Glenorchy is a 45minute drive from Queenstown and has amazing views of Lake Wakatipu.
Cromwell is located in the valley of the Upper Clutha,
deep in the heart of the dry interior of Central Otago . . . in a landscape of bare brown hills,
of tussock and briar, of purple thyme and tors of schist, of broad basins and fertile valleys,
of Lake Dunstan's pristine waters and of gorges carved by two great rivers.