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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

26 May
events Art and Culture 26 May 2022

In Bathing, Bask - Bailee Lobb

In Bathing, Bask Bailee Lobb 7 May – 12 June 2022 Te Atamira is delighted to announce our...

26 May
events Music 26 May 2022

Peti Seiuli LIVE

Pub on Wharf is still Queenstown's home of Live Music with LIVE Music 7 nights a week! It's going to...

26 May
events Art and Culture 26 May 2022

Queenstown Art Society: The Past, the Present & the Future exhibition

Celebrating 60 years of the Queenstown Art Society, this exhibition showcases works from the vibrant...

26 May
events Other 26 May 2022

The Pig's Pool Comp

Are your the next King or Queen of the table? Join us every Thursday from 7 pm for The Pig’s Weekly...

27 May
events Art and Culture 27 May 2022

Film Programme: Constraint and Freedom

A selection of recent artists’ films from around the globe by Jamar Roberts and David Watson (NYC),...