Gather up your courage and discover why Queenstown is known as the adventure capital of the world. Thrills and spills, crags and canyons, we have the intense thrills you're after.
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.
Welcome to the World's Most Beautiful Marathon! Choose between 42km, 21km, 10km or 3km Kids Run.
Where better to celebrate and bring in the New Year than one of the most beautiful places on the planet?
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.
Steve Norton was there when bungy began and he established New Zealand’s biggest paragliding school. We find out why Queenstown still gets his heart racing.
From rivers to mountaintops, Queenstown’s natural playground offers some of New Zealand’s best experiences for lovers of the great outdoors. Here’s your must-do list.
In Queenstown, the fun doesn’t stop when the chairlifts do. Here are seven of the best after-dark experiences.
Looking for an intense kind of thrill? Over four days, experience Queenstown’s highest-flying adventures – bungy jumping, skydiving, ziplining and a very very big swing.
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World-class skiing. Tick. Spectacular scenery. Tick. But that’s not all Queenstown has to offer… it’s a great food destination in its own right. Here’s a taste of the multicultural flavours to experience in New Zealand’s premier ski destination.
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