Cheap Flights to Queenstown, New Zealand. Return Flights.Here are the cheapest airfare deals to Queenstown. View Flights to New Zealand
|Route Cheapest Adult Fare|
|Auckland (AKL) to Queenstown||$190||Select|
Queenstown Travel InformationSitting on the shores of the stunning Lake Wakatipu, the town of Queenstown is a gem of New Zealand's South Island. Located in Otago, the town is geared up for tourists because of the skiing which goes on nearby in the winter months. From the pretty Z-shaped lake, visitors can see some of the beautiful nearby mountains, including Cecil Peak, Ben Lomond and Walter Peak. The town is associated with winter sports by New Zealanders and overseas tourists alike, but it would not be correct to say the town has nothing to do in the summer – far from it. Nevertheless, due to the popularity of activities like snow boarding and cross-country skiing, the town's hotels do get that bit busier in the winter.
One of the reasons visitors choose to come in the summer is the region's vineyards which are said to be the most southerly in the world. Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes are what the vineyards closest to Queenstown tend to produce and wine tasting experiences are a must for many visitors. Summer also has something to offer visitors looking for a thrill and paragliding and bungee-jumping are two popular summertime activities. Mountain bike hire is also a frequent choice of tourists who can enjoy easy-to-navigate mountain trails and explore some of the superb scenery without needing a car.
In recent years, Queenstown has developed more offerings for tourists seeking a relaxing stay. These days, you are just as likely to find a spa and wellness resort as an adrenaline-fuelled outdoor sports centre. There are also no less than six golf courses that are situated within half an hour's drive from the town centre. The town is also making more of its cultural heritage and visitors can expect to experience regular craft markets where local artisans display and sell their produce.
Although some of the accommodation is Queenstown is geared up for the backpacker's market, luxury hotels and serviced apartments are in plentiful supply, too. Luxury retreats and lodges can be found just out of town and, for visitors looking for a personal touch, there is a wide selection of hosted bed and breakfasts to choose from. All in all Queenstown makes for a superb holiday choice.
Monthly Average Prices for Return Airfares to Queenstown (NZD)
|Auckland to Queenstown||$501||$478||$462||$329||$135||$500|
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Queenstown Airport not affected - Otago Daily Times
Airport general manager of operations and safety Mike Clay said no flights from Auckland to the resort had been cancelled as a result of last Thursday's shutdown of the fuel pipeline from Marsden Point. However, the airport was ";assessing potential ...
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Chaos for travellers as New Zealand's biggest airport runs out of fuel - Telegraph.co.uk
Several Air New Zealand flights to and from Wellington, Christchurch, Queenstown, as well as Sydney, are expected to be cancelled tomorrow and Wednesday. The airline has said any necessary changes to flight schedules are being communicated directly ...
Security guard gave clearance at airport - Otago Daily Times
This was revealed in Queenstown Airport Corporation's draft and final incident investigation report and some internal communications relating to the May 20 event involving Flight JQ220, that have been released to the Otago Daily Times under the ...
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Hang-gliding operation takes off in Cromwell - Stuff.co.nz
Visitors are getting airborne over Cromwell with New Zealand's only towed hang-gliding operation opening in the Central Otago destination. Pilot and co-owner Ian Clark said Australian, Chinese and American clients have been most prevalent at ...