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 »
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 »
Conquering the bungy in the land where it all began
New Zealand and the bungy jump go together like a hand and glove. It was in this land of deep-cut gorges and rugged canyons that the sport’s pioneers first began casting themselves from the cliff edges and plummeting to the ground below, while today, from the adventure capital of Queenstown on... more »
Dramatic views, bikes, hikes and cultural shows high above Queenstown.
For nearly 50 years the iconic Queenstown Gondola has soared more than 400 metres above Queenstown, taking intrepid families, view-seekers, adrenaline junkies, restaurant buffs, hikers, bikers and a whole cascade of other travellers to the summit of Bob’s Peak. A short five minute walk... more »
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 »
"The air was soft, the stars so fine, the promise of every cobbled alley so great, that I thought I was in a dream" - Jack Kerouac