With so many activities on offer in Queenstown, ranging from the sedate to the adrenalin fuelled, we've created a top 10 countdown of our favourite activities to do in Queenstown. 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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Our guide to the sections of the 100km trail
The Queenstown Trail offers world-class riding over 100 kilometres of varying terrain. The trail has been designed to appeal not only to cyclists and hikers but also those looking to combine their outdoor sports with food, wine, architecture and art. more »
Away from the adrenaline, what does Queenstown offer for young families?
Queenstown is a multi-purpose, multi-faceted tourist destination. A mecca for backpackers on gap years intent on pushing themselves to the edge (literally and figuratively), the resort also functions brilliantly as a paradise for outdoorsy super-fit types keen to explore the lofty mountains and is... more »
Swing your way through Queenstown's epic golf courses...
Well renowned for being one of the world’s epicentres of adrenaline, it can be easy to dismiss Queenstown as one huge adventure playground. Sure, there are plenty of places from which to throw yourself, but there’s also a lot else going on. One such example is golf, and Queenstown’s courses... more »
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 »
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 As the restaurant is very popular and seating availability may be weather-dependent, it is recommended that you make a reservation.
Local Tip It's well worth asking about Jucy 'relocation offers' where you can gain big discounts to bring their vehicles back to various locations.
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