Queenstown is one of NZ’s most picturesque destinations, and it has so many activities to try and things to see. Whether you’re a local or visiting from afar, discover the best of Queenstown.
Ride the gondola up to the peak and then luge your way back down! Popular with families and thrill-seekers, there’s no better way to take in the sights and get your adrenaline pumping.<o:p></o:p>
In iconic Queenstown is the iconic burger joint Fergburger. So popular it’s known to have lines out the door well into the night, the Ferg is quintessential Queenstown.<o:p></o:p>
Aotearoa is home to plenty of places to relax, and Queenstown doesn’t disappoint. Enjoy the warm Onsen pools where you can soak and let any worries just float away while you take in the magnificent views.<o:p></o:p>
Take a Hike
There’s no getting around it: Queenstown is beautiful and has so many amazing walks and hikes to immerse you in its beauty. The 11km Ben Lomond trail delivers 360° views of Queenstown and the Southern Alps. Or take it a bit easier with the Queenstown Hill Time Walk, a local favourite that starts in the heart of Queenstown.<o:p></o:p>
Winter and summer, adventure lovers flock to Queenstown for adrenaline pumping mountain biking, quad biking, climbing, white water rafting, bungee jumping, ziplining, and plenty more!<o:p></o:p>
A historic settlement near the old gold mining beds of the Arrow River, Arrowtown is just 20 minutes from Queenstown airport, and is a must-visit for any history buff or anyone who loves intimate dining and hidden bars (try and find local favourite Blue Door Bar down one of the towns cosy alleys).<o:p></o:p>
Amisfield Cellar Door
Located in Arrowtown, Amisfield Bistro & Cellar Door offer an incredible insight into the wine characteristics of Queenstown and the surrounding regions. Try a local drop or two and indulge in the expertly prepared ‘Trust the Chef’ tasting menu described.<o:p></o:p>
Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, and Narnia all filmed major scenes in Glenorchy, and it’s easy to see why. The rolling hills, bubbling streams, and magical forests all feel like they’re from another world.<o:p></o:p>
Queenstown never disappoints
Breathtaking natural scenery, great eating and drinks, and plenty of exciting activities for all ages. It’s easy to see why Queenstown is on so many must-visit lists for travellers from all over!
So if you’re ready to discover natural beauty and a charming city, start planning your Queenstown holiday now! Book yourself Queenstown accommodation and begin what could be your best holiday yet.
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