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Summer Events Guide

Queenstown is a hive of activity in summer. With an array of outdoor concerts, summer markets and exciting sporting events, Queenstown is the place to be this summer! Here's what's on, so book your accommodation and get planning.
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The Best Queenstown Beaches and Swimming Spots

Who says mountains and beaches don't go together? Nothing beats a quick dip on a hot summer day, or an evening paddle board on Lake Wakatipu. If you’re craving some lakeside serenity, or you’re looking for a spot to cool down from the Central Otago sun, we’ve put you together a guide to the best beaches and swimming spots near Queenstown.
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Al Fresco Dining Around Queenstown

With our spectacular alpine vistas, long warm summers, and world-famous food scene, Queenstown is made for eating al fresco. Find some of the best places to eat outdoors, with these top picks for alfresco dining in and around Queenstown.
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Rope Swings of Queenstown

Is there anything better than a rope swing over cool water on a hot summer day? No swimming hole or picnic spot is complete without one. Here's your insider’s guide to Queenstown’s secret rope swings.
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