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Queenstown

Home of the world's first jet boat, bungy jump and river surfing operators, Queenstown likes to push the boundaries. Thrills are at every turn including river rafting, skydiving and mountain biking.
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Snow Excuse Ski Holiday Packages

Local Tip Transport to the mountains is also available, and there's a dedicated shop and tour desk providing invaluable info for your stay in Queenstown.

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Snowshoeing Queenstown

Local Tip Private guided trips are also available for you and your exclusive group, and can include luxury gourmet lunches and any other requirements you and your party want to include.

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Creative Queenstown Art & Craft Market

Creative Queenstown Art & Craft Market

18 Apr

Held every Saturday, the Creative Queenstown Art & Craft Market benefits from the stunning waterfront location of Earnslaw Park. The market is your chance to meet local artists displaying their wares while enjoying the live music and incredible setting. From Nov 1st to 30 April, the market is open from 9.00am to 4.30pm. From May 1st to 31 Oct... more »

King of the roast Sunday

King of the roast Sunday

19 Apr

Enjoy tender roast Otago lamb, traditional roasted potatoes, pumpkin and parsnips. Served with green vegetables and homemade minted gravy. Served every Sunday at Pig and Whistle Pub for $17.50 more »

Bar Wars

Bar Wars

19 Apr

Epic Team Games for Luging & Other Prizes! DJ Courteezi smashing the tunes from 9pm! more »

Stonegrill Mondays

Stonegrill Mondays

20 Apr

Get yourself any of our amazing stonegrills for just $20 all day Monday! Add your sides & sauces for just $3. What better way to get stoned? more »

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Flame Bar and Grill

Funky and buzzing steak restaurant overlooking the lake. South-African-inspired food, American portions, New Zealand budget. Geared towards carnivores, it's a perfect place to hang out and relax. more »

Virtual Tours

Ziptrek Ecotours

Ziptrek Ecotours is New Zealand's number one ziplining guided tour featuring the steepest tree to tree zipline in the world. more »

Queenstown Photos

Lake Tewa, Jacks Point

Lake Tewa, Jacks Point

Kawarau River, view from Waitiri Loop Walk

Kawarau River, view from Waitiri Loop Walk

Kinloch

Kinloch

Lake Wakatipu, view from Frankton

Lake Wakatipu, view from Frankton

Ridgeline Adventures, Lake Wanaka

Ridgeline Adventures, Lake Wanaka

Queenstown Airport

Queenstown Airport

Kawarau Bridge

Kawarau Bridge

Lake Wakatipu

Lake Wakatipu

Skyline Gondola

Skyline Gondola

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