Queenstown comes into its own during the winter season with a combination of premier festivals, buzzing nightlife, world-class competitions and ample opportunities for snow based adventure. more »
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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Free as a bird adventures in Queenstown, New Zealand
Queenstown isn't short of opportunities to get you up among the clouds. And if you had to pick just one place from which to get a bird's-eye-view surely this is it – soaring snow-capped mountains, glittering lakes, dramatic canyons and ice-blue braided rivers weaving intricate patterns across... more »
10 views that show why Queenstown needs to be on your 'bucket list'.
A short walk from the town centre on Brecon Street, The Skyline Gondola is an obvious choice to take in the picture postcard views of Lake Wakatipu and the aptly named 'Remarkables mountains. Along with the hypnotic scenery, there are plenty of other attractions including the 'Luge', bike park,... more »
We look at the ins and outs of the 2015 Audi quattro Winter Games NZ from 21-30 August.
At the height of the ski season and in the midst of the soaring, snow-mantled summits of New Zealand’s Southern Alps, elite boarders, riders, Nordic skiers, freestylers, and curlers are all preparing for one of the biggest events on the New Zealand winter calendar - the Audi quattro Winter... more »
Our guide to Queenstown Wineries
Queenstown loudly and proudly flies its 'adventure capital' banner high but there is another, somewhat more laid-back, world-class feature to the town and its region - wine. And we're not talking about the partying element's capacity to down a glass or three but the fact that Central Otago... more »
Navigating the rapids in New Zealand's capital of adventure
White water rafting, an activity which makes repeated appearances on bucket-lists the world over, isn't just possible in Queenstown but a must do experience for any visit here. In fact, this might just be rafting wonderland thanks to a quirk of nature - or perhaps a deliberate ploy by generous... more »
Local Tip Gantleys is the most decorated establishment for wine in New Zealand winning an Award of Excellence from New York magazine Wine Spectator every year since 1996.
Local Tip Operating since 1994 and earned a reputation of delivering high quality English language tuition.
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 »
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