New Zealand's adventure capital, Queenstown, has one of the most picturesque mountain settlements in the world. You will find a handful of activities to do here in Queenstown.
From skiing to hiking, you will get everything to enjoy in this place of the beautiful Mountain Range above breath taking Lake Wakatipu. Queenstown draws more than three million tourists every year. With proper and timely planning, you may even get the best deals on airfare and accommodation in Queenstown.
From exploring wineries, and epic filmy locations to adventure activities, here we have listed the top 5 things to do in this beautiful place:
As we have mentioned above that, Queenstown is known as the adventure capital of the world, so it is abode to a large spectrum of adventures. From the planet's most famous Bungy jumping point (Kawarau Bridge Bungy) to jet boat joys by passing through the wild magnificence and unspoiled beauty of the Shotover River's white water. For the height lovers, enjoy skydiving by taking a dive in the epic vistas of the Southern Alps and lakes, and for those who want to be on the ground, they can troll to the rocky gorges and creek crossings by quad bike.
You can probably best experience Queenstown's diversity with your tastebuds! Give a try one of the famous burgers of the town at Ferg burger. For sweet-tooth people, have something sweet from one of the famous dessert junctions such as Cookie Time Cookie Bar. You can enjoy dining in some of the popular restaurants near your accommodation in Queenstown.
If you are a wine lover, dig to the wine locations and reserve a wine tour for you. Explore the well-known Gibbston wine region. In this place, you can even taste the award-winning Pinot Noir. At Gibbston Valley Winery, you will get a chance to see New Zealand's largest wine cave.
Explore an iconic experience of Queenstown and take a ride on Queenstown Gondola, which covers 450 meters till Bob's Peak. From the top of the peak, you can see the dramatic views of the Remarkable Mountain range and Wakatipu Lake. You can take a tour of Queenstown Luge and see the beauty of banked corners, dippers, and tunnels. If your belly is feeling hungry, get something to eat for yourself at the Stratosfare Restaurant or at the Market Kitchen Café. Do not forget to go to the Jelly Belly Store and bring some sweets to your home. And you can even check out the art gallery where art pieces are beautifully crafted out of Jelly Beans!
Go for a scenic cruise of Lake Wakatipu. Onboard a century-old coal-fired steamship, the TSS Earnslaw. Or, if you want to enjoy the beauty of land and water together, you can take a drink at Perky's Floating Bar (New Zealand's only floating bar). From this bar, you can even obtain takeaway food on your boat. To enjoy a faster experience on Lake Wakatipu, you can either try jet boating or go for the Hydro Attack Queenstown. Here you will experience the exact feeling of a shark rushing at a speed of up to 80km/hour.
Undoubtedly, Queenstown is all about heart-pumping adrenalin, but other than that, you can unwind and indulge yourself at Onsen Hot Pools (a boutique retreat and day spa) that gives the utmost relaxation to your body and mind. Viewing the beauty of the Shotover River, this spa includes 14 world-renowned cedar-lined hot pools. All are open in the afternoons and evenings both. You will indeed feel fully relaxed at the end of your spa session.
Queenstown is the perfect tourist destination and has something for everyone. And you will easily find a perfect accommodation in Queenstown according to your budget.Book Now