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How Queenstown Became the Adventure Capital of the World

Queenstown was carved out of the land by glaciers, rivers and lakes, but it has been shaped by innovative adventurers and entrepreneurs from New Zealand and around the world.

A J Hackett Kawarau Bungy

Adrenaline Kick: Test Your Limits in Queenstown

Gather up your courage and discover why Queenstown is known as the adventure capital of the world. Thrills and spills, crags and canyons, we have the intense thrills you're after.

Rafting on Shotover River

How to have fun on a rainy day

From canyoning, to bowling, to chilling out with new friends, Queenstown has fun activities for all weather conditions. Discover a few ideas to keep you smiling through a rainy day.

Friends swimming in Queenstown Bay

Have Fun Like a Local: Insider tips

Exploring the world as a traveller is great fun, but sometimes you want to mingle with the locals and discover exactly they do for fun. Here are some insider tips.

Sunset on Queenstown Bay

Free (or Very Cheap) Activities for Adventurers

Backpacking and looking to stretch your budget? Here are some things to do to meet people and experience some Queenstown must do’s for free or very little. 

The Ledge Bungy

Must Do's for an Epic Week in Queenstown

Adventure is your middle name. You love travelling and meeting new people. This 7-day itinerary will help you enjoy epic adventures Queenstown and tick some items off your bucket list.

Safely hiking in Queenstown conditions

Safely Hiking in Queenstown

Queenstown is a top pick for day hikes and overnight trips further afield. Read our top tips about safely hiking in the region.

Snowboarding at Cardrona

Queenstown’s Winter Wonderland

Whether you’re into adventure, mountains and adrenalin, or fine wine and indulgence, get away from the everyday and escape to Queenstown this winter.

Family activities and fun for kids

Family Fun in Queenstown

From blood pumping thrills, to scenic bike rides, Queenstown has all ages and stages covered for your next family holiday.

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Summer on Queenstown Bay

10 Things To Do in Summer

Queenstown offers long sunny days in summer, here is a list of summer must do's to make the most of your adventure here.