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About Queenstown

Surrounded by majestic mountains from all sides, Queenstown is located on the shores of Lake Wakatipu on New Zealand’s South Island. There is a clear division between each of the four seasons. Summer has blue skies and sunshine. Autumn hosts a riot of brilliant colors. Winter is cool and refreshing with the mountains covered in snow. Spring sees the return of blossoming flowers. Queenstown is often called New Zealand's "Adventure Capital". Queenstown's Kawarau Bridge is famous for being the birthplace of bungee jumping. Other than the extraordinary opportunity to go skiing and snowboarding in the winter, you can try bungee jumping, skydiving, canyon swinging, jetskiing, horseback riding and long-distance hiking in this natural paradise. Each and every one of these activities is sure to give you an adrenaline rush!

Popular Attractions in Queenstown

Lake Wakatipu
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Lake Wakatipu is located in Queenstown, New Zealand's South Island. It is the third largest lake in New Zealand. It is in a lightning bolt shape. The lake is very clear and known as “Emerald Lake”. If you are in Queenstown, you can choose to overlook the Lake Wakatipu from the famous Sky Cable Car. Taking the TSS Earnslaw steamship cruise is undoubtedly one way of enjoying the beautiful scenery on the Lake Wakatipu. Not only does it brings the lake and the mountains close under your eyes, but also brings the tranquility and serenity of the lake to your heart, and the breathtaking beauty of scenery into your memory. You will also have the opportunity to enjoy a delicious barbecue and experience authentic New Zealand culture.
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Queenstown Skyline
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The Queenstown Skyline is located on the top of Bob Peak in Queenstown. It is a great location overlooking downtown Queenstown, Lake Wakatipu and the mountains beyond. The sightseeing corridor on the second floor overlooks the town with a panoramic view of 270 degrees. The Queenstown Skyline is a very comprehensive attraction. In addition to the view, there is also a restaurant, Skyline Restaurant, which is a very famous landscape restaurant.
Milford Sound
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Milford Sound is a world-famous natural wonder. It is formed by the force of glaciers and enjoys the reputation of “the eighth wonder of the world”. It is located on a glacial terrain within the Fiordland National Park in the southwest of New Zealand's South Island. The cliffs, emerged from the calm and dark waters, are steep and winding, with dense rainforests on the cliffs. And waterfalls plunge into the sea from hundreds of meters high over the cliffs. The water tour of Milford Sound is the main way to enjoy the fjord's beauty. Seals, dolphins, the downpours all year round and the mists all adds to its beauty. Surrounded by hills covered with snow, there are many small waterfalls formed by snow melting.

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Wonderful Fjords, Skydiving Paradise, the Glenorchy Settlement and so on Could be Found Around Queenstown.
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Natural Landscapes
There are many beautiful towns and natural scenery around Queenstown, and tourists, who want to choose 2 or 3 places for travel according to the own preference, would select the Queenstown as the base.
TripBlog   Dec 26, 2019
 Queenstown New Zealand: Outdoor Paradise Will Make Your Adrenaline Soar.
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Outdoor Adventure
Queenstown is often praised as New Zealand's “Adventure Capital” and “Outdoor Paradise”... It can be said that Queenstown is made up of a variety of outdoor activities. Bungee jumping, skydiving, paragliding... each one will make your adrenaline soar!
TripBlog   Dec 25, 2019
The 9 Best Attractions in Queenstown
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New Zealand is one of the most pristinely gorgeous countries in the world, and the Southern Alps, home to picturesque Queenstown, is one of the most beautiful areas in New Zealand. Let's have a look at Queenstown.
TripBlog   Dec 25, 2019

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Trip Moments

360 There is no dead end in the beautiful Queenstown, playing more and more big shots! Some people say that the beauty of Queenstown is 360 degrees without a dead end. When you touch it, you feel it yourself. Driving in the morning on the road, there are high and low squats, Wakati on the left. Puhu is as clean as a mirror, slightly corrugated, surrounded by mountains, covered with green, bright yellow, khaki, gray and dark red vegetation. Some distant mountains are indigo, and the mountain can clearly see the snow. Covered, they are reflected in the lake water, and with different road conditions, the sky is different and presents an ever-changing landscape. Best travel time The natural beauty of Queenstown is perfectly combined with the lively town. The spring and autumn seasons are full of color and are most suitable for photography. In addition, the climate temperature of spring (September-November) and autumn (March-May) is the most suitable stage for outdoor activities. Because Queenstown is suitable for skiing and other winter sports, the peak period of travel is from late December to mid-January. If you visit during this period, it is best to book the room in advance. Attractions 1Walter Peak Plateau Farm Walter Peak Plateau Farm is located in the southwestern part of Lake Wakatipu in Otago, just like looking from afar It is a castle in a fairy tale, a red spire, and a white wall. It is the perfect choice to enjoy the natural grassland scenery and comfortable life. Let the people who come here can relax their mood to the maximum and enjoy the slow-paced farm life. 2Hung Hou Shan Walking Street Queen Mountain Hiking Trail is one of Queenstowns most famous hiking trails, which include virgin forests, rare animals, plants and unbeatable scenery. 3 Queenstown Cable Car 220 degrees wide-angle view, the spectacular view of Queenstown. With the soulful scenery of the Coronet Peak, you can see the magnificent mountains of the mountains and the magnificent landscape of Lake Wakatipu. The eyes can be extended to the Cecil and the Walter Peak.
Posted: Oct 21, 2019

Frequently Asked Questions

I recommended Queenstown Skyline, Mirror Lake, Sunshine Bay Walk, Queenstown Hill, Moke Lake.
Here are the absolute best restaurants in Queenstown: Fishbone Bar & Grill, True South Dining at The Rees, Captains Restaurant, The Bunker, Madam woo.
Here are the best places to visit in Queenstown, including: Queenstown Gardens, Walter Peak Farm, St Peter's Anglican Church, Minus 5º ICE BAR, Queenstown Mall.