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Queenstown is the Southern Hemisphere’s premier winter resort and year-round destination. Known around the globe for its majestic scenery, outdoor adventure, and lively ski-town atmosphere, Queenstown is hard to beat for your winter holiday.
Take a town that seldom sleeps, thousands of snow lovers from all around the world, a stunning lake and a huge dose of excitement and activity – that’s Queenstown! New Zealand’s most popular playground is a destination any time of year, but in winter it’s an ideal place to be with two world class mountains within spitting distance of each other. And the best part is, there is so much more to do in Queenstown, so there is something to please everyone.
Coronet Peak, just 20 minutes from the heart of town, is perfect for serious action or for those just getting to know the snow. With its high speed lifts, extensive snowmaking and the exciting roller coaster terrain you’ll get the most out of your day. But don’t forget to take a break. Enjoy a Euro style pizza at Heidi’s Hut or wrap your hands around a hot chocolate or mulled wine on the deck at the base building. Take a deep breath and check out the views across to Lake Wakatipu before strapping on your gear to do it all again. This is winter at its best!
For a true day in the mountains you don’t need to go any further than The Remarkables. With its relaxed atmosphere, dedicated learning facilities, terrain parks and black diamond trails, The Remarkables is serious fun for families and big kids at heart.
At the end of a day on the slopes, hit the town and enjoy all Queenstown has to offer.
• Over 150 bars, cafés, clubs and restaurants and world-class shopping
• White-water rafting, jet boating, bungy jumping, sky-diving, lake cruises, scenic flights, golf, mountain biking, fishing, hiking and more
• World class wine destination home to over 75 wineries
• Entertain the kids at the cinema, ice skating, luging and of course, with a Lord of the Rings tour
• Treat yourself to a massage, spa treatment or a soak in the hot pools
So when you are thinking about your next winter holiday, look no further than Queenstown for something to please everyone. Whether you’re coming with the family, heading over with mates or just want a quiet holiday with someone special there are choices and packages to suit. With so much more to do, you won’t want to leave!