Queenstown Attractions

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Queenstown offers the perfect setting for adventure, relaxation and fun all year round.

Lake Wakatipu , Queenstown

Von Miles Holden

Pack a picnic basket and explore the edge of Lake Wakatipu amidst trees that burn with colour.

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With a buzzing atmosphere and stunning scenery, you'll find there's no other place in the world quite like Queenstown.

  • Ride the Skyline Gondola for iconic views across Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu.
  • Visit Glenorchy, set amongst ancient beech forests and on the doorstep of the Mount Aspiring National Park, it's a great place to enjoy horse riding, kayaking, walking and skydiving.
  • Take a scenic flight for a bird's eye view of the dramatic natural landscapes.
  • Draw inspiration from the amazing alpine surroundings as you play a round of golf on one of Queenstown's world-renowned courses. For something a little different, check out the 18-object frisbee golf course at the Queenstown Gardens.
  • Marvel at the spectacular scenery on a day trip from Queenstown to Milford Sound.
  • There's no shortage of things happening around the region with plenty of exciting events throughout the year.
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The Remarkables, Queenstown

Von Miles Holden

You'll feel on top of the world at the Remarkables skifield near Queenstown.

Seeking adventure?

Challenge yourself to push your own limits. You'll find every type of adventure here, from mild to wild.

  • If you're visiting during the winter season, hit the slopes to go skiing or snowboarding or try snowshoeing.
  • Defy gravity and step out of your comfort zone with an adrenaline-pumping activity like bungy jumping, canyon swinging, canyoning or ziplining.
  • Hurtle through the air attached to a skydive instructor or soar like a bird as you hang glide or paraglide.
  • Get on a bike. Take an exhilarating heli-biking tour, ride with the locals on downhill tracks, check out the cross country biking trails or pedal around the lakefront.
  • Enjoy clear mountain air and stunning vistas on one of the many walking trails within easy reach of Queenstown.
Paradise Valley , Queenstown

Von Chris Sisarich

Paradise Valley near Glenorchy is a great day trip from Queenstown for tons more outdoor activities

Looking to explore?

Journey through unique landscapes and uncover new experiences all within easy reach.

  • Discover the rich history of nearby Arrowtown, an old goldmining town famous for it's rich autumn colours.
  • Cruise the lakes and rivers at the pace you choose. Options range from lake cruises to exhilarating jet boat rides, whitewater rafting and parasailing. The iconic TSS Earnslaw was a working cargo ship for years and is now the only passenger-carrying coal-fired steamship in the Southern Hemisphere. It's over a century old and made a brief cameo as an Amazon River boat in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.
  • Take a four wheel drive adventure into the heart of the backcountry.
  • Follow the clear, sparkling waters in search of elusive trout, in the freshwater lakes during fishing season.
  • Visit Kingston and step back in time with a rail journey on the Kingston Flyer, a vintage steam train.
Lake Wakatipu , Queenstown

Von Julian Apse

Enjoy Lake Wakatipu on a warm summer day in the sun

Fancy a little relaxation?

Soak up the relaxed and friendly local vibe as you recharge and indulge yourself a little.

  • Visit the region's wineries to sample award-winning wines or take a guided wine tour with a friendly and knowledgeable guide.
  • Choose from more than 120 restaurants and cafes ranging from gourmet fare to locally crafted beer, wine and chocolate.
  • Treat yourself to some retail therapy in Queenstown's stylish shopping precinct.
  • Get romantic with a dawn hot air balloon flight or cosy up in winter in front of the roaring fireplace in a boutique bar.
  • Relax at one of the luxury day spas for some 'me' time to revitalise your mind, body and soul.

Where to next?

Central Otago →

Fiordland →

Lake Wanaka →