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Queenstown, Home of Winter

Welcome to the official Queenstown New Zealand website. Here you’ll find everything you need to plan your trip.

Let Queenstown awaken your inner-explorer. Whether you're into chasing steep slopes, exploring trails, indulging in food and wine, teeing off stunning fairways or seeking adrenaline thrills - there are adventures to be found here of all tastes and tempos. Discover things to do, where to eatplaces to stay and a full calendar of events year-round.

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Upcoming Events

03 Jun
events Art and Culture 03 Jun 2022


LUMIFY is a pop-up project aiming to bring a touch of light and performance to the Laneways and ‘in...

05 Jun
events Music 05 Jun 2022

No Trace Presents... The Rabbit Hole

NO TRACE RETURNS with its wild boutique festival, The Rabbit Hole, where we blend mind-blowing...

24 Jun
events Music 24 Jun 2022

Matariki Arrowtown Lights

Matariki Arrowtown Lights is a free 3-day cultural event taking place in the heart of Arrowtown/Kā...

30 Jun
events Sporting 30 Jun 2022

NZ Mountain Film Festival

The 20th NZ Mountain Film Festival presents a wide range of films, guest speakers, and presentations...

07 Jul
events Music 07 Jul 2022

Welcome to Winter

The coolest season is almost here. Grab your mates and and block out your calendar because...

08 Jul
events Music 08 Jul 2022

Mitch James and band LIVE: TomTom Sound Stage

The TomTom Welcome to Winter Sound Stage is proud to present Mitch James and band LIVE in Queenstown...

09 Jul
events Music 09 Jul 2022

stellar* LIVE: TomTom Sound Stage

The TomTom Welcome to Winter Sound Stage is proud to present stellar* LIVE with lead vocalist Boh...

17 Aug
events Music 17 Aug 2022

Coronet Peak 75th

Coronet Peak’s jam-packed 75th programme boasts a full line up of nostalgic and glamorous events...

26 Aug
events Art and Culture 26 Aug 2022

Winter Pride Festival 2022

Welcome to Winter Pride 2022! The largest Winter Pride festival in the Southern Hemisphere. We’re...

07 Sep
events Music 07 Sep 2022

Snow Machine Festival

Four days of music, snow and après adventure awaits! Ski The Remarkables & Coronet Peak by day,...

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