Travel to a thriving future

Queenstown Lakes' regenerative tourism plan

Queenstown Lakes' destination management plan, Travel to a thriving future, aims to achieve regenerative tourism and a carbon zero visitor economy by 2030.

This offers opportunities for the region and greater wellbeing for people and the planet as regenerative tourism benefits communities, the environment, and the economy.


Travel to a thriving future, Queenstown Lakes' Regenerative Tourism Plan

Learn about the vision, goals, strategic pillars, and projects to reach a regenerative visitor economy by 2030.

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Queenstown Lakes' Carbon Zero Discussion Paper

This paper presents research and analysis that will influence the creation of a roadmap to guide decarbonisation across the region. The paper invites feedback on decarbonisation initiatives, methodology, findings and further solutions.

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Projects in Progress

Travel to a Thriving Future, the Queenstown Lakes' Destination Management Plan was endorsed by Queenstown Lakes District Council in February 2023. Several projects are now underway. Find out more about these projects progress so far and how you can get involved. 


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