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The alpine resort town, in the southern South Island of New Zealand is rated internationally as one of the world's top holiday destinations and its huge range of activities are from the mild to the wild.
Set between a crystal clear lake and the dramatic peaks of the majestic Southern Alps, Queenstown offers pure inspiration and range of unparalleled experiences. It’s no exaggeration to say you can experience more here in a day than most do in a lifetime.
Adventure for all
With a multitude of adrenaline-pumping activities like skydiving, bungy jumping, canyon swinging, rafting, jet boating, tandem hangliding and paragliding, heli skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, and walking & hiking - the choices are endless.
Watch the short video above (on the video tab) showcasing all the the excitement of jet boating, sky diving and bungy jumping.
Waves and Trails
Wakatipu and the surrounding rivers are a year-round hub for water-based activities but summer is prime time to go waterskiing, wakeboarding, parasailing, rafting, kayaking, river surfing or enjoy a refreshing dip. Jet boating has become Queenstown’s time honoured way of exploring the rivers.
Queenstown is also fast becoming internationally recognized as a must-do biking destination, attracting some of the world’s best riders with its varied terrain. Tracks range from backcountry trails, serious downhill rides, a jump park and heli-biking to short scenic trails, road rides and New Zealand’s only gondola-assisted bike lift.
But Queenstown isn't all about adrenaline. Enjoy an al fresco breakfast lake-side before you take in a tour of award-winning wineries to sample the local produce and some of the world’s finest pinot noir. Stroll through town for some retail therapy or a round of golf before going out for dinner, drinks and dancing. And top it off with a soak in the spa, watching the moon and mountains reflect in beautiful Lake Wakatipu.
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