Adventure-filled Queenstown

Queenstown is a brilliant choice for a summer holiday destination for relaxation lovers and thrill-seekers alike.

Nestled in the heart of the Southern Alps, Queenstown is a place where soaring mountains and crystal blue lakes meet. A popular destination for adrenaline junkies, who flock to try their hand at bungee jumping and sky diving, it is also where food enthusiasts enjoy the lavish selection Queenstown has to offer.

During the summer months, Queenstown offers a range of exciting events, activities and experiences. Try outdoor activities such as bungee jumping and rafting, or more leisurely pursuits including visiting the local gardens, and sampling a few of the local wines and spirits.

Discover the wonders of this region with a few of these suggestions:

Take a scenic boat ride on Lake Wakatipu. This large, ice blue lake is surrounded by jagged edged, towering alpine mountains, making it the perfect spot for a leisurely boat ride.

Visit Arrowtown. This charming historic gold mining town is just a short drive from Queenstown and offers a glimpse into the area’s past.
Take a hike in the surrounding mountains.

They offer plenty of hiking opportunities, from easy nature trails to more challenging treks.

Experience the thrill of rafting. Queenstown is located near several major rivers and has several companies offering rafting trips of varying difficulty levels.

Visit the Queenstown Gardens. These beautiful gardens offer a peaceful oasis
in the heart of the city and are a great spot for a picnic, a casual stroll or Disc Golf, a fun and exciting outdoor sport that combines elements of traditional
golf with Frisbee throwing.

Sample the local wine. The Central Otago region, where Queenstown is located, is known for its excellent pinot noir wines. There are several wineries in the area offering tastings and tours.

Try craft beers. Craft beer in Queenstown has become increasingly popular in recent years, with several local breweries and taprooms offering a wide variety of flavourful beers made with locally-sourced ingredients. Sip and enjoy the breathtaking views of the
Southern Alps.

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