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Queenstown, New Zealand is a resort town in Otago. Set on the shores of gorgeous South Island’s Lake Wakatipu, near the majestic mountains of the country's Southern Alps, it's one of the country's most beautiful and striking destinations. The region's unique energy and diverse natural beauty are the ideal backdrop for a getaway full of discovery, adventure, and rejuvenation.
Enjoy bungee jumping, jet skiing, and downhill skiing in some of the world’s most spectacular locations, explore the region’s vineyards, and partake in fine dining at some of the most famous restaurants in New Zealand. Queenstown offers something for everyone.
Queenstown also offers a wide range of accommodation choices to suit every style and budget, including modest holiday houses, modern apartments, lakeside cottages and more. A holiday home in Queenstown makes a perfect base for exploring this area's plentiful outdoor activities and attractions.
What to eat in Queenstown
The rich and diverse culture of Queenstown is reflected in its varied cuisine: you'll find fine dining restaurants, casual cafes, and street eateries. Surrounded by scenic lakes, a golf course, and towering mountains, Jack’s Point Restaurant offers a truly unique dining experience.
Enjoy the delights of authentic Italian food at Terra Mia, which is nestled in historic Arrowtown, just a short drive from Queenstown. They serve home-made pizza, delicious pasta, and a selection of sweet treats made with fresh local produce and the best of imported ingredients.
Sombreros Mexican Cantina at Beech Tree Arcade is one of the oldest Mexican restaurants in the country. The menu includes Mexican classics such as chilli con carne, nachos, tacos, quesadillas, enchiladas, burritos, and spicy fajitas, served to your taste with a choice of sauces.
Savour some mouthwatering Japanese food while you take in the gorgeous view over Lake Hayes at Kobe Cuisine in Arrowtown. Kobe offers authentic Japanese flavours with a contemporary twist.
Cultural highlights in Queenstown
Queenstown is known for its thriving arts community and rich cultural heritage. Situated at 71 Beach Street, Central Art Gallery is one of the oldest galleries in New Zealand and features works by more than 90 leading New Zealand artists, including Dale Gallagher, Ross Jones, and Peter Beadle.
Nestled in bustling Stanley Street, Queenstown Arts Centre is home to an amazing collection of visual arts including painting, sculpture, pottery, mixed media, photography, and jewellery. The Arts Centre also boasts many studio spaces for the artists whom you can meet and greet.
The award-winning Lakes District Museum is located in the historic town of Arrowtown and provides great insight into the history of the Wakatipu District. The exhibits are focused on European settlement, pre-European Maori culture, and the fascinating gold rush era of the region in mid-19th century.
Nightlife in Queenstown
Whether you feel like sipping an aperitif, hearing some relaxed live music, or dancing the night away in a buzzing nightclub, Queenstown has it all. A night out in Queenstown has the potential for great fun - bar-hopping around a few different venues is the best way to discover the town's atmosphere.
Enjoy Mediterranean style and ambience at Attiqa, Queenstown's one-stop destination for food, drinks and music. Whether it's a post-work cocktail or an all-night party, Attiqa offers everything you need, with good service and an extensive cocktail list.
Situated upstairs on Searle Lane, BarUp is a posh cocktail lounge with an outdoor balcony and open fireplace. Their extensive menu caters for all tastes and also boasts fine wines and a variety of beers.
What to do and see in Queenstown
Dubbed the 'Adventure Capital of the World', Queenstown offers adrenaline-inducing activities for every thrill-seeker. Embark on a thrilling jet boat cruise through steep gorges or along the waters of Lake Wakatipu, or explore deep canyons on a canyoning or kayaking trip.
Experience thrilling adventures at the Kawarau Bridge Bungy with freestyle bungee jumping, flying fox, or bungee swinging to . In winter, you can also enjoy skiing or snowboarding on the slopes of the Coronet Peak and the Remarkables.
Incredible views unfold as you scale Bobs Peak via the Skyline Gondola. Relax, unwind, and enjoy an unforgettable Queenstown experience from above. Be sure to visit the Kiwi Birdlife Park, which is located in the heart of Queenstown and is home to more than 20 species of native animals.
Discover Lake Wakatipu's underwater inhabitants at Queenstown Underwater Observatory, one of the best attractions in town, providing fascinating entertainment for all ages. See Scaup ducks, large trout, and long-finned eels mix and mingle near the lake shore.
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