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Milford Sound
Drive time: 5 hours 55 minutes
Te Anau
Drive time: 2 hours 45 minutes
Invercargill
Drive time: 2 hours 20 minutes
Dunedin
Drive time: 3 hours 40 minutes
Franz Joseph
Drive time: 4 hours 30 minutes
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Drive time: 4 hours 5 minutes
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Drive time: 3 hours
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Drive time: 3 hours 50 minutes
Christchurch
Drive time: 7 hours 15 minutes
Lake Tekapo
Drive time: 3 hours
Cromwell
Drive time: 55 minutes
Wanaka
Drive time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Cardrona
Drive time: 50 minutes

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Events in Queenstown

23 Aug
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  • 23 Aug 2019

Winter Games NZ

The WGNZ is an annual elite International winter sports event with 26 snow and ice sports events at 6 venues over 17 action-packed days!

5 Sep
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  • 5 Sep 2019

New Zealand vs Australia Ice Hockey Series

Watch the New Zealand Ice Blacks compete against the Australian Mighty Roos in a 3 game ice hockey series

16 Nov

Air New Zealand Queenstown International Marathon 2019

Welcome to the World's Most Beautiful Marathon! Choose between 42km, 21km, 10km or 3km Kids Run.

31 Dec

New Year's Eve 2020

Where better to celebrate and bring in the New Year than one of the most beautiful places on the planet?

18 Jan

Gibbston Valley Winery Summer Concert

5 massive headline acts including Billy Idol, George Thorogood and the Destroyers, Anastacia, Creedence Clearwater Revisited and Smash Mouth (SOLD OUT).

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How Queenstown Became the Adventure Capital of the World

Queenstown was carved out of the land by glaciers, rivers and lakes, but it has been shaped by innovative adventurers and entrepreneurs from New Zealand and around the world.

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What's on in Queenstown this Winter

Snow comes to Queenstown’s mountains, attracting Olympic athletes, music, ice hockey, ice climbers and a diverse mix of skiers and snowboarders in search of fun and friendship.

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Winter Games NZ 2019 - one month to go!

The Winter Games NZ return to New Zealand’s Southern Alps in spring 2019! Running for 17 days from late August to mid-September, this prestigious – and amazing to watch - international winter sports event attracts leading athletes from around the...

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Six reasons to hit up Queenstown during the Winter Games NZ

There is simply no other winter snow sport festival like it in the southern hemisphere with the world’s best competing in freestyle skiing, snowboarding, alpine skiing, cross country skiing and curling. All this served up on alpine mountain tops with...

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Queenstown, the Southern Hemisphere's premier four season lake and alpine resort

Welcome to the official Queenstown website. Feel inspired by Queenstown’s stunning scenery, huge range of activities and renowned warm welcome. Surrounded by majestic mountains and set on the shores of crystal clear Lake Wakatipu, the natural beauty and the unique energy of the region create the perfect backdrop for a holiday full of adventure, discovery and rejuvenation. You’ll find everything you need to plan your next trip to Queenstown, from accommodation options to the endless array of activities and attractions, as well as a full calendar of events.

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