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The Queenstown Winter Festival is a highlight on New Zealand’s event calendar. We talk to festival director Rae Baker about why it’s the ideal time and place to celebrate winter.
Fill your picnic basket with lunch from a local café or takeaway store, and head to one of our top picks for picnic spots, all within 25 minutes’ drive from central Queenstown.
Spring is the season when you can enjoy the best of both worlds: snowy mountains and green valleys. There are tones of activities to enjoy before or after hitting the slopes in Queenstown.
Reds, oranges, golds: Queenstown and the surrounding hillsides, lakeshores, parks blaze into spectacular colours in autumn.
Easily accessible day walks with inspiring views to revitalise the body and soul.
Queenstown comes alive in autumn with red and gold foliage, and festivals and events, check out some of the top things to do during this beautiful season.