Welcome to Queenstown

While thousands of people move to the city in winter to enjoy skiing and snowboarding, Queenstown is also a wonderful place to visit in the summer. As the adventure capital of New Zealand (sorry, Rotorua!), There is so much to do here, no matter what you enjoy. From bungee jumping with all action, skydiving, jet and paragliding tours, tasting of calmer wines, lakeside walks and cruises, this is a city that is always alive. The location of Queenstown means it is also a great base to explore - nearby Arrowtown, Cromwell and Wanaka are all within easy walking distance for day trips, so there is plenty to explore to and around Queenstown in the summer months .

Top Tours & Activities in Queenstown

Queenstown: Guided Tour With Mountain Shredder

Nestled between Queenstown and Arrowtown, the 1.5 hour Mountain Shredder Queenstown Tour makes use of powerful DTV Shredders and takes place on an exclusive track just off the crown range with awesome views over the basin. It is a unique and thrilling experience that you have to try whether you’re a Queenstown local or visitor to the South Island.

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Otago Wine Trail Private Tour Departing From Queenstown

Private, flexible, relaxed wine touring. With a minimum of two people, you can secure a private vehicle and a personal driver-guide and create your own adventure in the vines. Or get some friends together and indulge in an unforgettable afternoon of scenery, wine and good company.

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Queenstown: Boat Ride & Seabreacher Shark Experience For Group

Come with us and enjoy a great experience in our semi-submersible shark, for unforgettable 20 minutes inside the shark machine! Then settle back on the boat to watch your friends, family and other passengers have a turn.

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Half-Day Scenic Tour Around Queenstown

Leave Queenstown and take a scenic drive past the famous Shotover River. Back in the 1860's it was the richest gold bearing river in the world but now is known for the world famous Shotover Jet. The best way to enjoy the scenery, is to let someone else do the driving!

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8-Day Hiking Trip Along The Best Views Of The Southern Island Of New Zealand

Embrace the South Island of New Zealand and visit iconic locations along with enjoying your creature comforts at the end of each satisfying day. From postcard perfect Abel Tasman National Park to Punakaiki’s luscious green rainforests and the majestic Aoraki/Mount Cook. Finish your time in this magical country under the immense peaks of Mount Aspiring National Park before arriving in Queenstown.

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From Queenstown: 90-Minute Panoramic Flight To Milford Sound & The Glaciers

If you have limited time and cannot take the cruise this trip provides a spectacular overview of Milford Sound. All seats aboard our aircraft are window seats and your pilot will provide an interesting and informative commentary.

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Full-Day Guided Walk In The Routeburn Track From Queenstown With Picnic Included

Rated one of the world’s “Top Ten Classic Hikes”, the Routeburn Track combines personal achievement with awe-inspiring scenery. On the full day walk explore the valley and be rewarded with spectacular views and a picnic lunch, or enjoy a more relaxed pace on the half-day walk through the forest.

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Individual Ride In The Shark Boat In Queenstown

Get on the wildest boat on New Zealand, the Shark Boat! It's time to scream in the shark machine. Operating from our berth in central Queenstown we will take you on an adrenaline-packed ride out on stunning Lake Wakatipu. 25-minute adrenaline rush.

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Best Time To Visit
December (for summer) and June (for winter)