Location Queenstown New Zealand
Why Queenstown ?Queenstown, NZ is truly a top world class, all year round international vacation destination. There is something for everyone to experience and enjoy in this beautiful part of the world. Showcased in the Lord of the Rings movies, the surrounding scenery is some of the best you will ever encounter. With a laid back atmosphere and easy going pace, Queenstown offers the best of New Zealand culture whilst maintaining an international sophistication. Queenstown provides a great base for those wishing to travel the Milford track. Queenstown Cusine Superb quality fresh food and local wine is abundant in the one hundred plus restaurants and cafes. World class shopping is available, with most shops staying open until late in the evening. Skiing in Queenstown Surrounded by the best outdoor ski fields the Southern Hemisphere has to offer, Queenstown is a first choice destination for winter sports. Easily accessible and remarkably uncrowded, there is no better place to enjoy the snow. Known internationally for its excellent and unique snowboarding and skiing, Queenstown has four ski fields within easy reach. Queenstown also offers a range of other exciting winter sports. Why not take the family ice skating, try snow shoeing or take a snowmobile for a spin? Queenstown has an exuberant après ski culture and a vibrant alpine resort town, Queenstown is a snow-lovers’ paradise. During the southern hemisphere ski season, Queenstown welcomes skiers and snowboarders from JUNE to OCTOBER. All four Queenstown ski fields cater for learners, families and advanced skiers and snowboarders, with one of the longest seasons in the Southern Hemisphere, running from early June until early October. Queenstown ski passes range from single day, single ski area passes to season passes allowing unlimited access to multiple Queenstown ski areas. The four regional ski fields all offer unrivalled alpine scenery and fantastically varied open and treeless terrain, and each has its own unique character. Fishing in Queenstown The freshwater lakes and rivers of Central Otago offer keen fishermen something very special. Clear, unpolluted waterways and peaceful surroundings help ensure a memorable experience. Fishing options in Queenstown are vast with adventures ranging from dry fly fishing, spinning and trolling, wading, float tubing, backcountry fly fishing or for the ultimate Queenstown fishing trip, take a helicopter into the untouched wilderness. Golf in Queenstown Golf lovers will not be disappointed by the variety and standard of Queenstown's many courses, all surrounded by amazing scenery There's no other cluster of courses like this in the world. Queenstown is simply sublime for golf. The Cut, NZ's number 1 golf magazine puts it perfectly: "Millbrook, Kelvin Heights, the Original Arrowtown Course make up the best Alpine threesome in the country. Now Jacks Point makes it a foursome.... Queenstown is a skiing destination recognised throughout the world, it will not be long before it achieves world status as a destination for golf too." "Queenstown has long been renowned as a ski resort, but now it's exploded as the ultimate retreat for golfers. Tom Hyde, in town for the NZ golf open, discovered that there are countless other attractions too. There are more things to do in Queenstown these days than most of us have days on earth. The only question you have to ask yourself is what's your game? The options are multifararious. Consider these for a start: AJ Hackett Bungy, Doubtful Sound Daytime & Overnight Cruises, Kawarau Jet, Shotover Jet, Milford Sound Daytimr & Overnight Cruises, Nomad Safaris, Skippers Canyon Adventures, Queenstown Heritage Tours, the Queenstown Wine Trail, the Skyline Gondola with restaurant at the top, The Helicopter Line (if gonolas are not your thing) and the TSS Earnslaw (if you prefer being on the water rather than above it). But wait... there's more! You can also indulge in: Ultimate Hikes, Walter Peak High Country Farm, Dart River Safaris, the Remarkables Ski Area, Coronet Peak Tandem Paragliding and Hang Gliding and Mad Dog River Boarding. Let's not forget the point though - we're here for golf - and with all these distractions you'll need some local expertise to make sure you get the most out of your stay in Queenstown. Adventure Capital Of The World Home to the latest and greatest adventure activities, there are Queenstown adrenaline activities for every thrill seeker, from iconic Queenstown bungy jumping to whitewater rafting, river surfing, canyon swinging and thrills on a jet boat. Queenstown has it all! For adrenalin fans wanting an exhilarating experience, there is no where else like it. Try one of the many hair-raising bungy jumps, go jetboating or white water rafting through the spectacular Shotover River, go para sailing on Lake Wakatipu or try a tandem sky dive for a birds eye view. Whether on foot, by 4 wheel drive vehicle or by helicopter, a Queenstown holiday offers an unlimited, unspoilt and uninhabited wilderness waiting to be explored. Fun-Filled Family Holiday Destination The four season resort town offers a wide range of entertainment for all ages, from cinemas, playgrounds and swimming pools to rafting adventures and family skiing. If you want a night out or a few days Queenstown offers world-class babysitting and nanny services who work round the clock 24hours a day to suit all your needs. Queenstown Bars & Clubs Experience Queenstown's legendary night life with a night out at any (or all!) of the local bars and nightclubs. Settle in for the evening at a cosy wine bar or a friendly pub, or gear up and go bar-hopping in central Queenstown, discovering the best and busiest clubs on the way. Queenstown bars and clubs often have live music and DJs as well as great drink specials. There's a party atmosphere in Queenstown any night of the week, so get out to the bars and clubs and enjoy it!