Few cities in the world bring adventure the way Queenstown does. This small town on New Zealand's South Island wows with majestic scenery as soon as you arrive. The Remarkables—a saw-toothed mountain range—and Lake Wakatipu paint a truly tremendous picture. Add in fast-paced activities like bungee jumping, fly fishing, jet boating, parasailing, helicopter flying, and skiing, and you have a place that will never bore. A solid restaurant and arts scene only makes the destination more impressive. Look for deals on Queenstown vacation packages to get you here cheaply.
From shopping at the famous Queenstown Mall to exploring the wineries of Gibbston Valley, you have tons of points of interest worth exploring. For some of the best views you'll ever see in your life, hop aboard the Skyline Gondola and then have a meal from the observation deck. If you wish to enjoy the nightlife, head to areas like Beach Street, where you can party until four in the morning Queenstown is the adventure capital of the world, after all. For an invigorating outdoor excursion, hike or cycle the Queenstown Trail, or go horseback riding through one of the valleys nearby. Most of the exciting activities center around Lake Wakatipu pick your favorite and go have a blast. Queenstown car rentals can help you get from place to place during your stay.
Regardless of what time of year it is, Queenstown is rocking and full of fun. As you look for Queenstown package deals, check to see if any major events are being held, such as the Shotover Sunshine Festival, a Kiwi cultural celebration in February, and the Gibbston Wine and Food Festival in March. The Queenstown Bike Festival in March/April is awesome, and you would certainly enjoy the Queenstown Winter Festival in June.
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