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The Local's Guide to Queenstown

Queenstown isn’t called the adventure capital of the world for nothing. No matter the season or weather, there is so much to do here it’s kind of overwhelming from skiing, golf and festivals to jumping off pretty much anything you can think of.

Explorers come from far and wide to experience our stunning scapes, but a little local knowledge will extend your stay past the tourist trails and ensure a unique experience. Explore our site for tips from our helpful staff and drop us a line if you need any extra information – there is plenty more where this comes from.

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For the Sports Fan

Whether you’re on two feet, two wheels or two skis, prefer to have a golf club in hand or a fishing rod, there’s an activity to please every sports fan in Queenstown.

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Sight-seeing Galore

Take in the spectacular sights of Queenstown from atop a mountain, the Queenstown Gondola or various flying contraptions.

Biking Spotlight

The Queenstown Event Calendar

When we say ‘there’s always something on in Queenstown’ it’s not some tourism slogan. There’s so much on in our buzzing little town even we find it hard to fit it all in.

Bungy Jumping Spotlight

The Adventure Captial

Queenstown was made for adrenaline junkies, with valleys, mountains, rivers and skies formed with the adventurer in mind.