Queenstown is a popular tourist destination, with a huge range of attractions. From world class ski fields to sky diving and high speed jet boat rides through twisting canyons, there is something to entertain everyone!
Lake Wakatipu is a deep blue pool of pure mountain water, framed by The Remarkables range.
Activities on Lake Wakatipu include freshwater fishing, boating, kayaking, swimming, jet boating, jet skiing, historic boat rides, underwater fish viewing and much more.
Skippers Canyon was once the very centre of gold mining activity in the Queenstown region. Today, historical sites still remain and you can see original gold mining workings that are progressively being restored.
Skippers Canyon offers a range of adventure activities, including four wheel driving, bungy jumping, flying fox and jet boating.
Located about 21 kilometres from Queenstown, Arrowtown is a quaint village swathed in history.
Wander the banks of the Arrow river and discover life as it used to be for thousands of Chinese miners. Their humble village can still be seen tucked into the riverbank. Browse the shops and cafes of Buckingham St (the main street), - a testament to the town's determination to preserve its past.
Visit in April or May and witness one of the best and most magnificent autumn displays in New Zealand.
The Kingston Flyer is New Zealand's famous vintage steam train, taking you back to the 1920's colonial era of romance and glamour. Climb aboard and experience the magic!
Ideal entertainment for the whole family!
For more information see www.kingstonflyer.co.nz.
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Did you Know?
New Zealand is home to the the heaviest insect in the world - the giant weta. This insect is heavier than a sparrow and looks like a giant cockroach.