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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

29 Jan
events Music 29 Jan 2022

Live Music Saturdays at Canyon

Canyon Brewing introduces Live Music Saturdays, bringing some of Queenstown's finest local talent...

29 Jan
events Markets 29 Jan 2022

Queenstown Community Markets

Queenstown Community Markets For the Community ~ By the Community & Everyone is most welcome...

29 Jan
events Community 29 Jan 2022

Queenstown Parkrun

Come and join us for Queenstown parkrun every Saturday in the beautiful Queenstown Gardens. Parkrun...

29 Jan
events Community 29 Jan 2022

Remarkables Market

Shop, eat and relax while listening to live music in this unique mountain setting at Remarkables...

30 Jan
events Music 30 Jan 2022

Brett Walker LIVE

Acoustic singer songwriter Influences: Matt Corby, Ben Howard, Ziggy Alberts, Allen Stone, The...