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Charming Arrowtown has dining options from a casual meal beside an open fire, to a fine dining experience. Whether you want to drop in for a coffee, a local Central Otago wine, a boutique beer, or stay for a few days, you won’t be disappointed by the extensive selection of fresh and appetising fare on offer.
Arrowtown’s main street is picture perfect. Its buildings including its cafes, restaurants and shops exude character of a by gone era dating back to the heady days of the 1860's gold rush.
Drop in to the historic Lakes District Museum, which doubles as Arrowtown’s information centre, to learn more about the district’s fascinating history. The museum has maps on many of the cycling and walking tracks departing from Arrowtown. The Chinese Village, featuring remains of miners’ huts, is just five minutes walk away, beside the picturesque Arrow River.
While exploring Arrowtown’s alleys and courtyards, it’s easy to be drawn in to the warmth of the restaurants, bars, the boutique cinema or the individually owned shops which sell quality New Zealand made products.
Arrowtown, nestled in the hills close to the Coronet and Remarkables skifields, and nearby Cardrona is only 20 minutes drive from Queenstown. For those wanting to base themselves in Arrowtown, there is a range of accommodation to suit all budgets and styles.
For more information visit www.arrowtown.com.