Queenstown welcomes the snow for winter 2016

By Seb McKinnon on 27 May 2016
Skiers and riders rejoice, Queenstown received its first significant snowfall for 2016 earlier this week, as the ski fields prepare for the winter season in the Southern Hemisphere’s premier ski destination.

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Queenstown’s epic trail runs

By Seb McKinnon on 12 May 2016
Queenstown is one of those New Zealand destinations which attracts more than its fair share of active travellers and for those keen to keep up their trail running regime, there are miles and miles of trails to explore all over the region.

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Key dates for your winter calendar

By Seb McKinnon on 9 May 2016
While it’s still looking and feeling a bit like autumn in New Zealand. Queenstown is getting excited about winter and the fast approaching opening days of the regions ski resorts.

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The Colours of Autumn in Queenstown

By Seb McKinnon on 6 May 2016
Few destinations in the Southern Hemisphere are surrounded by the rich colours of autumn like Queenstown is. The best part of the bold display is it’s all around you, whether you’re on a jet boat, on the road or socialising in the town centre.

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Wellness Wednesday

By Seb McKinnon on 4 May 2016
Whether it’s a structured retreat, a day out hiking or being a guest at one of the resort’s health & fitness studios. Queenstown is the perfect place to rejuvenate the mind, body and soul.

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Winter Festival 2016, events and dates announced

By Seb McKinnon on 2 May 2016
With 10 days of excitement, entertainment and on mountain mayhem. The American Express Queenstown Winter Festival is back in 2016 with street parties, comedy nights, local musicians and of course fireworks!

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Queenstown's easily accessible escapes

By Seb McKinnon on 27 April 2016
As the Wakatipu Basin transforms into the patchwork landscape of autumn, Queenstown’s countryside comes alive with colours and flavours of the season. Here are some easily accessible escapes to take your breath away this autumn.

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Day walks to take in the colours of Autumn

By Seb McKinnon on 20 April 2016
Looking to immerse yourself in autumn colours when you visit Queenstown? We list the best day walks that take in the vibrant red and yellow landscapes during April and May.

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