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Planning your trip to Queenstown

Dreaming of your next holiday is always exciting. To make the experience even more delightful, we've gathered here some useful information to make your trip unforgettable - including how to get to Queenstown, what to do when you arrive as well as information on eventsseasons and itineraries to inspire you.

Queenstown is located in the southern lakes region of the South Island of New Zealand. Surrounded by dramatic mountains and crystal clear Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown is renowned for its spectacular scenery, four distinct seasons and world class activities and attractions

It's easy to get here with daily direct flights from around New Zealand and Australia and great road connections to major New Zealand highways. Once you’re in Queenstown there are so many things to do, it pays to plan and book in advance.

We've compiled lots of information about getting around in Queenstown, weather and climate, maps and visitor guides, itinerary ideas, our surrounding regions and our tips for planning and packing.

Start planning your Queenstown trip today and have fun!

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Upcoming Events

23 Oct
events Music 23 Oct 2020

Arun O'Connor LIVE

Tonight's Live Music from 6.30pm is ARUN O'CONNOR

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23 Oct
events Music 23 Oct 2020

Casino Royale - Classic Gathering

Come one, come all! An evening of wonderful entertainment including live original music, blackjack,...

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23 Oct
events Art and Culture 23 Oct 2020

Russell Moses: Brave New World (2020)

Russell Moses works are contemplative suggesting the dynamism & interplay which occurs between the...

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23 Oct
events Food and Wine 23 Oct 2020

The Rees Culinary Series with Billecart-Salmon and Mountford Estate

Celebrate a fantastic evening with The Rees Hotel, Champagne Billecart-Salmon and Mountford Estate

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23 Oct
events Art and Culture 23 Oct 2020

Wild and Wonderful - Jewellery design show

A fabulous array of exciting new contemporary jewellery, showcasing the best of New Zealand's...

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