Queenstown Holiday Packages
Heaven on earth for adventure seekers and adrenaline junkies
New Zealand’s finest resort city is so beautiful and so much fun that people venture here from around the world to enjoy its unrivalled splendour, whether in summer or winter. It’s a playground for thrillseekers, offering jet boating, bungy jumping, mountain climbing and paragliding.
It’s the perfect base for fans of quality snow sports, and add the close proximity of former gold rush towns like Clyde and Arrowtown, Lake Wanaka and its nearby ski resorts Treble Cone and Cardona, amazing mountain biking tracks, trout and salmon fishing, hiking and even a 150km scenic rail trail for cyclists, and you’ve got a town with just about everything a tourist could want.
Things to do
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Stroll around the city centre and check out the tantalising deals on offer at the countless bars and restaurants competing to welcome you.
The best way to see all of Queenstown is to take the Skyline Gondola opens in new window to the top of Bob’s Peak for breathtaking views across Lake Wakatipu.
The 90-minute cruise across Lake Wakatipu on century-old steamship the TSS Earnslaw opens in new window is a relaxing and educational way to spend your time.
Distance to city centre 8km
Taxi Taxis take around 15 minutes to get into town and cost NZD $25-30
Shuttle Book ahead for shuttles opens in new window to central Queenstown, or direct to the walking tracks of Wakatipu or Glenorchy and Mt Aspiring National Park; from NZD $20.
When to go
Summer days from December to March are long and warm, with temperatures sometimes hitting 30°C though the average is in the low 20s. Winter from June to August sees the mercury dip into the single digits, or if you’re lucky, below freezing.
The ski season kicks off with the annual Winter Festival in late June, with the festivities happening throughout the township and at ski resorts for 10 days. Its huge popularity means early bookings are a must.
Getting around the CBD is an easy stroll, while Connectabus opens in new window is a cheap and handy way to explore the wider area. The bus operates from the early morning until late at night and serves all major hotels and motels every 20 minutes. Or you can hire a bike and cycle to some of the sights around the lake and inland.
Queenstown Holiday Packages
With a stay at Heritage Queenstown, you'll be centrally located in Queenstown, a 1-minute drive from Lake Wakatipu and 6 minutes from Skyline Gondola.
When you stay at QT Queenstown in Queenstown, you'll be on a lake, within a 15-minute walk of Lake Wakatipu and Skyline Gondola.
Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa
When you stay at Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa in Queenstown, you'll be on the waterfront, within a 15-minute drive of Lake Wakatipu and Skyline Gondola.
Crowne Plaza Hotel Queenstown
With a stay at Crowne Plaza Hotel Queenstown, you'll be centrally located in Queenstown, just a 3-minute walk from Lake Wakatipu and 9 minutes by foot from Skyline Gondola.
Located in Queenstown, Kamana Lakehouse is in the mountains, a 4-minute drive from Skyline Gondola and 6 minutes from TSS Earnslaw Steamship.
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