Plenty to See and Do
Queenstown is the perfect destination for everyone – singles, couples, families or the business traveller. Whatever time and season of the year, Queenstown offers a mind-boggling choice when it comes to shopping, dining, nightlife and tourist attractions. Indulge in the finest cuisine at some of the world's best restaurants or go shopping Queenstown has luxury brands, iconic New Zealand design stores, souvenirs, boutique fashion and adventure sports equipment. Enjoy the numerous weekend markets in the Central Otago region. Or better yet, chill out and soak in Onsen Hot Pools, or hike the Routeburn Track.
Popular attractions in Queenstown include Lake Wakatipu, The Remarkables Ski Area, Coronet Peak Ski Field, Queenstown Underwater Observatory, Kiwi Birdlife Park, The Casino, Gibbston Valley, and The Kingston Flyer. The nearby historic gold mining town of Arrowtown is a popular place for day visits.
Activities and things to do are endless. Mountain biking enthusiasts will have hours of intense entertainment at the Ben Lomond Reserve and Queenstown Bike Park. Thrill seekers and adrenaline junkies can jump off bridges, out of aeroplanes, or take an exhilarating jet boat ride. Family entertainment includes riding the Skyline Gondola up the hill, and then riding the fun luges down the hill. There are skiing, historic boat cruises, underground water observatories and so much more!
There’s definitely much more to Queenstown than just the town hub. Due to its close proximity to surrounding regions of the Glenorchy, Arrowtown, Cromwell, Alexandra and Wanaka – each with its own unique character and charm—you can enjoy the best of both vibrant Queenstown and country life simply by hopping into a car for a fulfilling self-drive experience, or travelling on the bus or sign up for a tour.