There is an official boil water notice for some areas of Queenstown. For specific locations and up to date advice check the QLDC website below.

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Nau mai, Haere mai. Welcome to Queenstown.

Nestled amidst New Zealand's spectacular alpine landscapes, Queenstown offers more than just a getaway.

Venture further, immerse yourself in nature and connect with the land and community. Queenstown invites you to slow down, experience more and become a temporary local.

In Queenstown, it's not just about the present, it’s about the future too. Learn more about Queenstown’s regenerative future and 2030 carbon zero ambition here.

Welcome to our backyard. Let's keep it special.


Travel to a Thriving Future

In Queenstown, everyone wants to keep this place special.

 Queenstown Lakes is aiming to be a carbon zero visitor economy by 2030. The Queenstown Lakes regenerative tourism plan is centered around people and place, and sets out to ensure that everyone can enjoy this place for years to come. We would love for you to join the mission, get involved, and use the stories to inspire other destinations. You can learn more here.

Explore the Best Time to Visit Queenstown


December - February


March - May


June - August


September - November


Our People, Our Home

Queenstown is a place of stunning landscapes and unrivalled energy, but beyond the towering mountains and beautiful lakes, lies its most treasured gem – the people.


 Watch the mini-series to meet the passionate locals who make up the fabric of Queenstown’s vibrant community.


Upcoming Events

06 Dec
events Volunteer 06 Dec 2023

Community Nursery Summer Evening Sessions

We're thrilled to announce the start of our Community Nursery Summer Evening Sessions, especially...

06 Dec
events Volunteer 06 Dec 2023

QMTBC Wednesday Night Digs

Grab your bike and join the Queenstown Mountain Bike Club each week for their Wednesday Night Digs!...

09 Dec
events Markets 09 Dec 2023

Remarkables Market

Remarkables Market offers locals and visitors alike the opportunity to purchase high quality local...

19 Jan
events Sporting 19 Jan 2024

Queenstown Bike Festival 2024

The Queenstown Bike Festival is back for 2024 and it’s shaping up to be bigger, better and even more...

03 Feb
events Music 03 Feb 2024

Gibbston Valley Winery Summer Concert - Queenstown

Summer Festival Vibes Alive & Kicking With International Lineup for Gibbston Valley Winery...

17 Feb
events Sporting 17 Feb 2024

Shotover Moonlight Mountain Marathon & Trail Runs

The Shotover Moonlight Mountain Marathon & Trail Runs give you the chance to experience the...



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