Queenstown is New Zealand’s most popular visitor destination and with it’s picture perfect scenery and endless activities it’s easy to see why. Located in the Southern lakes region of the South Island, situated on the edge of the crystal clear waters of Lake Wakatipu and surrounded by magnificent mountains, backdrops don’t come more perfect than this.
Known as the Adventure Capital of the World, there’s plenty of experiences that will get your heart racing; try bungy jumping, jet boating and bungy jumping in some of the most scenic settings imaginable. Other adrenaline inducing activities include ziplining, paragliding, white water rafting and 4×4 off roading.
Winter brings snowboarding and skiing amongst alpine settings, with varied open and treeless terrain suitable for all levels.
If adventure isn’t your thing there’s also plenty of ways to relax and enjoy the atmosphere of Queenstown; pick from leisurely lake cruises, golfing, wine tours, fishing or just walking around taking in the spectacular views and fresh mountain air.
Queenstown is also host to a range of events year round, many of them free, including festivals, concerts, markets and sporting events. This picturesque town has an excellent choice of restaurants, fantastic shopping and lively nightlife. Queenstown is one not to miss, see why so many people are drawn to this breathtaking destination and it’s unique energy.