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Planning your trip to Queenstown

Dreaming of your next holiday is always exciting. To make the experience even more delightful, we've gathered here some useful information to make your trip unforgettable - including how to get to Queenstown, what to do when you arrive as well as information on eventsseasons and itineraries to inspire you.

Queenstown is located in the southern lakes region of the South Island of New Zealand. Surrounded by dramatic mountains and crystal clear Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown is renowned for its spectacular scenery, four distinct seasons and world class activities and attractions

It's easy to get here with daily direct flights from around New Zealand and Australia and great road connections to major New Zealand highways. Once you’re in Queenstown there are so many things to do, it pays to plan and book in advance.

We've compiled lots of information about getting around in Queenstown, weather and climate, maps and visitor guides, itinerary ideas, our surrounding regions and our tips for planning and packing.

Start planning your Queenstown trip today and have fun!

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Upcoming Events

14 Jun
events Music 14 Jun 2022

Dave Arnold LIVE

Rock artist, Dave Arnold has been dominating Queenstown stages for over a decade. With a setlist...

14 Jun
events Art and Culture 14 Jun 2022

Mindful Movement with Anna Stuart

Using breathing and mindful movement, join Anna on a journey of sensory exploration. A fun,...

14 Jun
events Community 14 Jun 2022

QBL 4 v 4 League

Watch LIVE ICE HOCKEY on Tuesday Nights from 8:45pm-9:45pm as the QBL teams battle it out in the 4v4...

14 Jun
events Other 14 Jun 2022

The Pig's Pub Quiz

Best Quiz, Best Prizes, Average Banter! Lead by Rory the host with the most or so he likes to think....

15 Jun
events Community 15 Jun 2022

Jurassic Ice Hockey League Nights

Watch Live Ice Hockey Wednesday Nights during Jurassic League 6:30pm-10:00pm. FREE TO WATCH. Our...