Queenstown Activties & Attractions

What to do in Queenstown

Queenstown is world-renowned as the adventure capital of the world. A natural playground for all ages providing a breath-taking setting for a myriad of sights to see, delights to sample and things to do for adventurers of all walks of life.

Throughout the cooler months, Queenstown magically transforms into a world class winter resort, boasting four stunning ski fields, an adrenaline-pumped array of adventure activities, a lively assortment of bars, eateries and restaurants, guided walking trails, tranquil water cruises, scenic flights and a golf course shouldered by incredible mountain peaks, ensuring your stay is a memorable one.

World Renowned Attractions

Milford Sound

Milford Sound is a fiord in the southwest of New Zealand’s South Island. It’s known for towering Mitre Peak, plus rainforests and waterfalls like Stirling and Bowen falls, which plummet down its sheer sides.

Lake Wakatipu

Lake Wakatipu is an inland lake in the South Island of New Zealand. It is in the southwest corner of the Otago region, near its boundary with Southland.

Lake Wanaka

Lake Wanaka is located in the Otago region of New Zealand, at an altitude of 300 metres. Covering an area of 192 km², it is New Zealand’s fourth largest lake.

Routebrun Track

This is the ultimate alpine adventure, weaving through meadows, reflective tarns and alpine gardens. Experience the spectacular vistas over vast mountain ranges and valleys.

Coronet Peak

Coronet Peak is a commercial skifield in Queenstown, New Zealand located seven kilometres west of Arrowtown, on the southern slopes of the 1,649-metre peak which shares its name.

Hollyford Track

The Hollyford Track is a great tramping adventure for those who like to be a little off the beaten track, but still have a good track and huts to stay in.

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