Best Gardens and Parks in Queenstown
Local Recommendations from our My Guide Queenstown team
With such unspoiled scenery and natural wonders all around, it's no surprise that Gardens & Parks in Queenstown are among the most visited attractions here. Enjoy the tranquility and beauty of Queenstown's floral green belt.
Queenstown's Gardens & Parks celebrate all four seasons in a colourful, vibrant wonderland of serenity and beauty. If you're here between October and March, sign up to a Queenstown Garden Tour, a unique way of exploring the best of the area's gardens. They'll take you over to Arrowtown to see the famous tree blossoms, and also visit private gardens that you wouldn't otherwise get to see. The Kiwi Birdlife Park is a lovely way to spend the day, observing birds in their natural habitat, and also taking advantage of the quiet, pretty parkland. In the city center, you're a stone's throw from Queenstown Gardens, on the lakeside. It's the perfect place for a picnic, and there are lots of paths criss-crossing the flat greenery. If you're lucky, you'll even catch a match at Queenstown Cricket Club. Further out, there are two scenic reserves, Ben Lomond (site of Skyline Queenstown) and Queenstown Hill. Both give unparalleled views of the city, and are popular with trampers and mountain bikers.
Book Top Experiences and Tours in Queenstown:If youʻre booking your trip to Queenstown last minute, we have you covered. Below are some of the top tours and experiences!
- Queenstown: Lake Whakatipu Boat Trip
- Queenstown: TSS Earnslaw Cruise & Walter Peak w/ Gourmet BBQ
- Gourmet Food and Wine Tour with Lunch and Wine Tastings
- From Queenstown: Lord Of The Rings Tour to Glenorchy
- From Queenstown: 3 Winery Tour with Gourmet Wine & Lunch