Great New Zealand Queenstown Travel Guide features up to date Queenstown tourist information on hotels and other accommodation
, activities and attractions, tours
, transport options
, booking deals
Queenstown is located beside Lake Wakatipu and is one of the scenic icons of New Zealand with stunning views of the Remarkable Mountains and the lake. Queenstown Airport has regular national and international connections.
Queenstown is considered to be the adventure capital of New Zealand (some would say the world), with a wide range of activities
including bungy jumping, rafting, skydiving, heliflights,heliskiing and many more thrilling activities. There is also a wide range of more passive activities such as cruises, walking, hiking, golf, fishing, farm visits, sightseeing and wine tours. Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, Cardrona and Treble Cone ski resorts are close by.
Located close by are a number of wineries producing some of New Zealand's best wines. Queenstown has excellent shopping for local products and a good selection of fine cafe's and restaurants. Day tours depart from Queenstown for the world famous Milford and Doubtful Sounds in Fiordland or to Mount Cook, New Zealand's highest mountain (12,340 feet). Travel by coach, plane or helicopter for the scenic experience of a lifetime! Or take your time and walk the world famous Milford and Routeburn Tracks (multi day walks).
of all sorts and for any budget is available - from backpackers, motels, hotels, and bed and breakfasts to internationally renowned resorts catering to the rich and famous.
Close by are also many of the locations used in the filming of the Lord of the Rings trilogy.
There is no shortage of things to do with your time in Queenstown. Or just sit and relax in a wonderful setting and watch the rest of the world go by! Have fun!
Great New Zealand Queenstown Travel Guide includes accommodation
and tourism services for Queenstown & Wakatipu Region includes Queenstown, Frankton, Arrowtown, Gibbston, Glenorchy and Kingston.
For tourism services in other places in Central Otago, please select the Central Otago Travel Guide