Queenstown is located in the southern lakes region of the South Island of New Zealand. Surrounded by dramatic mountains and crystal clear Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown is renowned for its spectacular scenery, four distinct seasons and world class activities and attractions.
It’s easy to get here with daily direct flights from around New Zealand and great road connections to major New Zealand highways. Once you’re in Queenstown there are so many things to do, it pays to plan and book in advance.
Queenstown is a natural playground
Each of the seasons has its own special vibe in Queenstown, and the great thing is that most activities can be accessed all year round. World-renowned for its adventure, Queenstown is home to a huge choice of adrenaline activities including jet boating, bungy jumping, white water rafting, skydiving and even indoor thrills – all guaranteed to get your blood pumping!
You can even combine a round of golf at one of Queenstown’s gorgeous clubs one morning with a tour of some of our wineries and cellar doors in Gibbston and further afield to discover why Central Otago Pinot Noir is famous on the world stage.
If you’re looking for a slightly slower pace there’s plenty of recreational activities including hiking and biking trails to explore, guided tours, boat cruises, scenic flights or spa and wellness options to help you get away.
Queenstown is a world class destination for wine enthusiasts. It is the gateway to Gibbston, the ‘Valley of Vines’, where some of the world’s best Pinot Noir can be tasted in various wineries restaurants and cellar doors.
Known, in particular, for its Pinot Noir, Queenstown and nearby Gibbston valley are home to over 75 wineries producing a wide range of wine varieties.