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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

27 Jan
events Sporting 27 Jan 2021

Jurassic 4v4 Summer Ice Hockey League

Jurassic 4v4 Summer Ice Hockey League. Free to watch!

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27 Jan
events Music 27 Jan 2021

Kayne LIVE

Tonight's Live Music from 6.30pm is KAYNE

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28 Jan
events Sporting 28 Jan 2021

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

Morrison's 3HL is Queenstown's local 3v3 Ice Hockey League

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28 Jan
events Other 28 Jan 2021

The Pig's Pool Comp

The Pig's Pool Comp

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28 Jan
events Music 28 Jan 2021

Totem LIVE

Tonight's Live Music from 6.30pm is TOTEM

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