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Our team of Queenstown video and travel guide experts is constantly on the lookout for the latest happenings and new adventures. From events and concerts, restaurants and hotels, adventure activities and local culture & traditions.

Through engaging video and multimedia contents, we bring the magic of Queenstown to a global audience with the ambition to inform and inspire so that you are ready to make the right choices when travelling to Queenstown.

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Queenstown Moments

A collection of our moments from Queentown to give you inspiration for your trip to the 'adventure capital of New Zealand'.

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Queenstown Top 10 Things To Do

Our local experts have got together and picked their favourite things to do in Queenstown. Our Top 10 Queenstown List will give you inspiration for your next trip.

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Queenstown Guide

Sitting alongside Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown offers jaw dropping scenery and adventure in equal measures. Our guide gives you a preview what to expect from this all year round destination.

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St Omer Park

St Omer Park is a picturesque landscaped park that runs parallel with Lake Wakatipu. With glorious views of the Lake and the Remarkables mountains, the park is a popular spot for walks and picnics.

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Queenstown Gardens

The Queenstown Gardens are just a few minutes walk from the town centre and offer a beautiful and tranquil oasis from the hustle and bustle of Queenstown.

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Jack's Point

On the fringes of Queenstown, Jack’s Point is a growing resort settlement committed to sustainability and preservation of the landscape.The golf course is one feature of the mini-region, with walk trails taking full advantage of the dramatic setting

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Kelvin Heights Peninsula

20 minutes from the centre of Queenstown, The Kelvin Heights Peninsula Track loops around a world-class golf course with incredible views of Lake Wakatipu and the mountains..

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Old Lower Shotover Bridge

Situated 10 kilometres from Queenstown (off highway 6), the Old Lower Shotover Bridge was built in 1871 and offers walkers and cyclists, eye-catching 360 panoramic views of the Shotover River.

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Kinloch Guide

Just 26 kilometres from Glenorchy, Kinloch is a good place to soak up the Otago scenery and enjoy some time in the outdoors. It's also an ideal spot the start one of New Zealand's great walks.

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The Helicopter Line

The Helicopter Line is New Zealand's premier commercial and leisure helicopter operator, offering amazing scenic flights over some of the world's most breathtaking scenery.

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Lakes Hayes Guide

Lake Hayes is a beautiful lake that's just 15 minutes drive from downtown Queenstown. The lake attracts walkers, runners, and cyclists who are all drawn to the natural beauty of the area.

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Cardrona Alpine Resort

Cardrona Alpine Resort is an hour's drive from Queenstown and just over 30 minutes from Wanaka. Our guide will give you a good idea what to expect from this stunning ski resort.

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Milford Sound Guide

We've captured the stunning trip from Lake Te Anau to Milford Sound in the Fiordland region. It's a popular trip from Queenstown, by car, coach or scenic flight.

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The shotover Jet

The Shotover Jet invites thrill seekers to try 'The World's Most Exciting Jet Boating Ride' - a high-speed jet boat ride through Shotover River Canyons.

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Flame Bar and Grill

Flame is a funky and buzzing steakhouse overlooking the lake. Geared towards carnivores, it's a perfect place to hang out and relax.

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Thunder Jet

The Thunder Jet roars down the famous Kawarau River, reaching speeds of up to 90kph, delivering a jet experience with individuality, flair and impact. Their highly skilled drivers take you the greatest distance on a one hour adrenaline charged advent

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Mt Difficulty Winery

One of our favourite wineries. Stop by Mt Difficulty, one of Central Otago's major vineyards for a tasting, lunch and to enjoy the extraordinary view.

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TSS Earnslaw

The TSS Earnslaw is an iconic steamship that offers visitors a scenic cruise across Lake Wakatipu to Walter Peak High Country Farm.

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Thrill Zone

Located in the heart of Queenstown, Thrill Zone is an adrenaline and fun packed experience with a huge selection of indoor adventures to experience.

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Milford Sound Scenic Flights

Specialised scenic flights over the Milford Sound. 20 years experience, with hi-spec aircrafts including panoramic window seating and in-flight commentary.

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Mitre Peak Cruises

Unforgettable cruises across Milford Sound with friendly crew and superior on board facilities. Trips last 2 hours, with added coach/flight options available.

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Harris Mountains Heli-Ski

Heli-skiing for experienced skiers and snowboarders, around Queenstown, Wanaka and Mount Cook/Aoraki. Exclusive access to hundreds of ski runs. Not suitable for beginners.

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KJet

Thrills and spills on Lake Wakatipu and the rivers of Queenstown. Eight boats can seat up to 120 people per trip. Locally owned and operated with over 50 years experience KJet operate hour-long adventures, every hour.

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Stuart Landsborough's Puzzling World

Unique puzzle theme park set in seven acres of land, just two kilometres from Lake Wanaka. Attractions include illusion rooms, a giant maze, tilted house, gift shop & cafe. Great family day out.

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Around The Basin

The team at Around The Basin are the local experts for off-road biking in the Queenstown area. From half day rides to full day winery adventures and mountain bike hire, Around The Basin offers it all.

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Queenstown Blue Bubble Taxis - Sightseeing Tours

Specialist sightseeing tours run by Queenstown's famous Blue Bubble Taxi company. Highly-knowledgeable drivers, who will take you and your group to some of Queenstown's most famous sights and adventure activities.

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Arrowtown Chinese Settlement

Fascinating restoration of the old Chinese settlement in this former gold mining town. It's a historic reminder of the 'forgotten' community, and the contribution they made to Arrowtown's fortunes.

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Arrowtown Guide

Just 20 minutes drive from Queenstown, Arrowtown is an old gold mining town, a real slice of New Zealand history. Resembling a Wild West frontier town, Arrowtown is a popular tourist destination.

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Gibbston Valley Winery

The premier vineyard in the Gibbston Valley wine region, with cellar door and fine dining restaurant, plus unique tours into the wine cave - a fantastic whole day out.

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Eco Wanaka - Lake Cruise & Island Walk

The owners of Eco Wanaka Adventures bring 20 years of experience in outdoor and adventure pursuits to their tours of the Lake Wanaka area, ensuring visitors get the most out of their time in the area.

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Earnslaw Park

Earnslaw Park's central location next to Steamer Wharf right in front of Lake Wakatipu has shaped its status as a hub of Queenstown.

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Pub on Wharf

Queenstown's Pub on Wharf invites you to stop by for good value food, live music and great beers in a laid-back pub setting.

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Best Cafes in Queenstown

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Left Bank Cafe at Sofitel Hotel

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The Left Bank Cafe is inspired by the cafe lifestyle of Paris. The elegant interior seats 70, with furnished shipped from Paris to create an authentic Parisian cafe exper...

The Bathhouse

Best Cafes in Queenstown
Situated as close as you can get to Lake Wakatipu without getting your feet wet, The Bathhouse offers fine dining in a stunning location............

Patagonia Chocolates

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Centrally located Patagonia is well known for the best hot chocolate in town.............

Jack's Point Clubhouse

Best Cafes in Queenstown
Modern, light and spacious restaurant in the spectacular Jack's Point setting with an outdoor seating area overlooking Lake Tewa and glorious views of the golf course.......

The Hole in One Cafe

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The Hole in One Cafe enjoys a tranquil setting in the grounds of Millbrook, the of the world's top golf resorts.............

Best Restaurants in Queenstown

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My Thai Lounge

Best Restaurants in Queenstown
The My Thai Lounge is an elegant lakeside Thai restaurant in Queenstown, mixing the best of authentic Thai street food with a stylish interior and an innovative menu.......

Flame Bar and Grill

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Funky and buzzing steak restaurant overlooking the lake. South-African-inspired food, American portions, New Zealand budget. Geared towards carnivores, it's a perfect pla...

Jervois Steak House Queenstown

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For foodies and carnivores Jervois Steak House is a must on your visit to Queenstown.............

Botswana Butchery

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Enjoying a lakeside setting on Marine Parade, Botswana Butchery is a chic and stylish restaurant that's a favourite in Queenstown. A luxurious interior includes log fires...

The Cow Restaurant

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Cool, cosy Queenstown comfort, like being in a log cabin or Wild West frontier house, with roaring fires and comfy sofas, it's pretty hard to leave here once you've settl...

Finz Seafood & Grill

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Waterfront surf'n'turf restaurant in Central Queenstown. Contemporary interior, superb views & atmosphere, and well-presented food..........

Public Kitchen and Bar Queenstown

Best Restaurants in Queenstown
The Public Kitchen & Bar offers quality casual dining overlooking Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables.......

Best Cocktail Bars in Queenstown

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The Bunker

Best Cocktail Bars in Queenstown
The Bunker offers an intimate fine dining experience with a distinctly New Zealand cuisine, specialising in red meats and local delicacies.............

Bardeaux

Best Cocktail Bars in Queenstown
Bardeaux lets its wide selection of wines do the talking. Guests can expect a huge range of local Pinot's supported by a cellar of vintage champagne and wines...............

The Lodge Bar

Best Cocktail Bars in Queenstown
Located in the beautiful surroundings of Lake Wakatipu, The Lodge Bar operated by successful New Zealand brand Rodd & Gunn, offers stunning food and wine with menus c...

Eichardt's Bar

Best Cocktail Bars in Queenstown
Situated on Marine Parade overlooking Lake Wakatipu, Eichardt's Bar is part of the renowned Eichardt's Hotel. The stylish bar features a welcoming fireplace, comfortable ...

1789 Wine & Jazz Lounge

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This stylish bar located in the Sofitel Queenstown hotel offers 350 wines by the bottle and another 50 by the glass......

Best Bars in Queenstown

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Pub on Wharf

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Queenstown's Pub on Wharf invites you to stop by for food, music and drinks in a laid-back pub setting.......

The World Bar

Best Bars in Queenstown
Once a Queenstown icon before its venue was gutted by fire in 2013, The World Bar is back in business in a new location but with the same great atmosphere..................

Cowboys Bar

Best Bars in Queenstown
Cowboys Bar is as the name suggests a themes bar, tucked away in Searle Lane. The old wild west is recreated in the bar which offers a fun night out.............

The Lodge Bar

Best Bars in Queenstown
Located in the beautiful surroundings of Lake Wakatipu, The Lodge Bar operated by successful New Zealand brand Rodd & Gunn, offers stunning food and wine with menus c...

The Ballarat Trading Co

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Experience ‘Old World’ Queenstown at this unique gastro pub in the heart of the city.............

Brazz

Best Bars in Queenstown
Casual dining is at its best at Brazz. Stop by for a full meal and a few pints.............

Eichardt's Bar

Best Bars in Queenstown
Situated on Marine Parade overlooking Lake Wakatipu, Eichardt's Bar is part of the renowned Eichardt's Hotel. The stylish bar features a welcoming fireplace, comfortable ...

Best Breathtaking Locations in Queenstown

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Lake Hayes

Best Breathtaking Locations in Queenstown
A short 15 minute drive from Queenstown, Lake Hayes is a stunning lake with 360 mountain views. The loop trail offers a 2 to 3 hour walk to enjoy the scenery. A favourite...

Moke Lake

Best Breathtaking Locations in Queenstown
Just a 10 minute drive from Queenstown, Moke Lake is a beautiful scenic spot off the beaten track. The pretty lake setting is framed by mountains and is a popular spot fo...

Edith Cavell Bridge

Best Breathtaking Locations in Queenstown
Situated at Arthur's Point, Edith Cavell Bridge is an iconic structure crossing the Shotover River. The historic bridge is a short drive from both Queenstown or Arrowtown...

Old Lower Shotover Bridge

Best Breathtaking Locations in Queenstown
Situated 10 kilometres from Queenstown (off highway 6), the Old Lower Shotover Bridge was built in 1871 and offers foot traffic eye-catching 360 panoramic views of the Sh...

Bannockburn Sluicings

Best Breathtaking Locations in Queenstown
Bannockburn Sluicings and the nearby Stewart Town offer evidence of the Otago's gold mining era in a dramatic setting..........

Kinloch

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Spend some time in the peace and quiet. Fish, walk, or simply sit in picturesque surroundings..........

Arrow River 150th Anniversary Walk

Best Breathtaking Locations in Queenstown
A beautiful and tranquil 4.2km loop walkway along the banks of the Arrow River. The trail was created by the Otago Regional Council in 1998 to mark 150 years of European ...

Skyline Queenstown

Best Breathtaking Locations in Queenstown
High-altitude entertainment complex above Queenstown. Gondola rides, biking, cafe, bungy, walking tracks, luge, restaurant, Kiwi haka and lots more. The best views of Que...

Queenstown Gardens

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The Queenstown Gardens are just a few minutes walk from central Queenstown and offer a beautiful and tranquil setting away from the hustle and bustle.......

Glenorchy

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Our guide to Glenorchy by our Queenstown local expert - Sitting at the very top of Lake Wakatipu, 46km north of Queenstown, is the small village of Glenorchy. Surrounded ...

Best Things To Do with Kids in Queenstown

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Thrill Zone

Best Things To Do with Kids in Queenstown
Located in the heart of Queenstown, Thrill Zone is an adrenaline and fun packed experience with a huge selection of indoor adventures to experience.......

Thrillzone 360° Battleground

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One of the newest additions to Queenstown's fun filled Shotover Street, Reball offers the thrill and excitement of paintball, without the risk of getting covered in paint...

Kiwi Birdlife Park

Best Things To Do with Kids in Queenstown
The Kiwi is a national icon, and the Kiwi Birdlife Park in Queenstown offers the chance to get up close and personal with these native birds................

Dark Ride

Best Things To Do with Kids in Queenstown
Dark Ride is New Zealand's only fully immersive motion ride experience. No matter what the weather, the interactive ride is ready to deliver a multi-sensory rush............

Strike Bowl

Best Things To Do with Kids in Queenstown
Queenstown's only full-size 7-lane bowling alley. Big screen TVs, bar, food, video game area, games room, great for rainy days. Free shuttle to and from downtown Queensto...

Riverboarding

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Join world river boarding pioneers to surf the historic Kawarau River. Experience fast flowing rapids, sheer drop cliffs and magnificent scenery..........

Best Queenstown Adventure

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Thunder Jet

Best Queenstown Adventure
The Thunder Jet roars down the famous Kawarau River, reaching speeds of up to 90kph, delivering a jet experience with individuality, flair and impact.......

KJet

Best Queenstown Adventure
Thrills and spills on the lakes and rivers of Queenstown. Eight boats can seat up to 120 people per trip. Locally owned and operated with 50 years experience. Hour-long a...

Riverboarding

Best Queenstown Adventure
Join world river boarding pioneers to surf the historic Kawarau River. Experience fast flowing rapids, sheer drop cliffs and magnificent scenery..........

The Nevis Bungy and The Nevis Swing

Best Queenstown Adventure
The continent's highest bungy jump, in Queenstown. Spectacular views as you fall, and it's an awesome bus ride to the jump site, too. Combine with the Nevis Swing for max...

AJ Hackett Bungy - Kawarau Bridge Bungy

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The world's first, and still the best, bungy jump site, at the Kawarau Bridge, outside Queenstown. Full visitor centre, with viewing platform, cafe, shop, plus the awesom...

NZONE Skydive Queenstown

Best Queenstown Adventure
Terminal velocity for 60 seconds at 200kph from 15,000ft - it's the ultimate adrenalin rush. Keep your eyes open for spectacular views of the Remarkables Mountain Range a...

Shotover Canyon Swing

Best Queenstown Adventure
Take the plunge and swing from a platform 109 metres above a deep canyon. Jump yourself or, be released from the platform by staff who can offer guidance on over 70 diffe...

The Helicopter Line

Best Queenstown Adventure
The Helicopter Line is New Zealand's premier commercial and leisure helicopter operator, offering amazing scenic flights over some of the world's most breathtaking scener...

Best Spas in Queenstown

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Body Sanctum Beauty Lounge

Best Spas in Queenstown
Indulgence of the body and mind deserves to be accompanied by a world-class view. You will have exactly that at Body Sanctum's Beauty Lounge..........

Onsen Hot Pools

Best Spas in Queenstown
With Queenstown renowned for adventure thrills at full pace, Onsen Hot Pools offers a step back to let you take in the beauty of the surroundings and simply relax......

The Spa at Millbrook

Best Spas in Queenstown
Experience the pure, unadulterated luxury of a day at the award-winning Spa at Millbrook.............

The Spa at Nugget Point

Best Spas in Queenstown
Situated in a stunning alpine setting overlooking the Shotover River, in a luxury boutique hotel, is The Spa at Nugget Point....

Eforea

Best Spas in Queenstown
The eforea: spa at Hilton Queenstown offers tailored spa experiences that bring balance and wellness to the body....

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