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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

19 Jan
events Other 19 Jan 2022

Quiz Night

Join us at the Beech Tree every Wednesday night at 7 pm for a fantastic Quiz Night. Win prizes....

19 Jan
events Community 19 Jan 2022

Wednesday Quiz Night

Come and join us every Wednesday at 7PM. Awesome questions Something for everyone Five rounds plus...

20 Jan
events Sporting 20 Jan 2022

Morrison's 3HL (3v3 full ice hockey)

Morrison's 3HL is Queenstown's local 3v3 ice hockey league being played at the Queenstown Ice Arena....

20 Jan
events Music 20 Jan 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...

20 Jan
events Food and Wine 20 Jan 2022

Rhino's Ski Shack Pub Quiz

Rhino's Ski Shack's legendary pub quiz EVERY THURSDAY at 8pm! MESSAGE US ON FACEBOOK MESSENGER to...