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Queenstown Travel Information

Sitting 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$496$495$460$436$417$467

Did you know...

  • The cheapest flight from Adelaide to Queenstown is $333.
  • The closest overseas airport to Queenstown is Lord Howe Island in Australia. It is 1,715 kilometres .
  • The IATA code for Queenstown is ZQN.
  • Queenstown has the UTC adjustment of 43200.

What people are saying about Queenstown right now:

Twitter: From user 'Hooligan Marcus Kool'
1/3 flights down! It always amazes me flying around this country! @FlyAirNZ from #Queenstown to #Nelson!
Twitter: From user 'ShirleyAnn Griffiths'
Flights to Queenstown for me and my two teenagers :) Thanks! #FlybuysWish
Travel: Adventure calls - The Australian
HERITAGE QUEENSTOWN, NEW ZEALAND. They say Tom Cruise is at the top of the lake, shooting Mission: Impossible 6 near the frontier town Glenorchy. Probably hanging off a helicopter by one hand, a girl in the other, flying over the glacial waters fringed ...
More seats to Auckland - Otago Daily Times
Almost 60,000 seats would be added to the Queenstown-Auckland route, using Airbus A320 jet aircraft, between November and March. ";The change represents a total seat capacity increase on the route of 15% when compared with the same period last year,"; ...
Travellers stranded by violent weather thrashing South Island - New Zealand Herald
Stranded travellers say they're being warned they may be stuck in Queenstown and Dunedin for the weekend after wild weather cancelled flights into and out of the cities today and airlines scramble to clear the backlog. For some it will mean returning ...
Twitter: From user 'Katie Sands'
Now on my first of three flights to get home. It's been a brilliant 3 weeks in NZ! ????? (P.S. How lush is the backdr…
Twitter: From user 'Ed Baker'
@NZQN @FlyAirNZ are flights delayed today? App says no.. Queenstown airport has no news
Twitter: From user 'Azula Kya Marie'
RT @MarcusKool: 1/3 flights down! It always amazes me flying around this country! @FlyAirNZ from #Queenstown to #Nelson!…
Airports up and running after storm causes flight chaos - New Zealand Herald
Flights at Queenstown and Dunedin airports are up and running again after a day of diversions and cancellations due to strong winds and wild weather. Among the affected were the Highlanders, whose flight from Dunedin to Christchurch had been cancelled ...
Air NZ gears up for summer with 180000 extra seats - (press release)
Air New Zealand is gearing up for a bumper summer, adding more flights to its domestic schedule to deliver 180,000 extra seats between November 2017 and March 2018, compared with the same period last year. The extra flights will use the airline's ...

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