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Skiiers at top of the Remarkables Lookout

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

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,...

19 Nov
events Sporting 19 Nov 2022

New Zealand Sotheby's International Realty Queenstown Marathon 2022

The World’s Most Beautiful Marathon incorporating 42km, 21km, 10km and 2.2km kids run options. Set...

04 Mar
events Community 04 Mar 2023

Macpac Motatapu

The iconic Macpac Motatapu 2023 is set for Saturday 4 March. This is a bucket list event with the...

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