Queenstown travel

Queenstown travel

Queenstown, in the South of New Zealand is fast developing as the adventure capital of the world. Stunning scenery, mountain ranges, lakes and rivers provide perfect venues for all kinds of adventure sports including some excellent Queenstown skiing. Queenstown is in the South of New Zealand situated next to Lake Wakatipu and surrounded by mountains and beautiful scenery.

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Queenstown is a “tourism” city and provides not just adventure but wine tours, sightseeing, restaurants, spas, museums, shops and more. Over a million visitors come each year which creates a real buzz to the town, with shops open late, active bars and restaurants and lots of accommodation for all budgets. If you feel like a little luxury in town have a look at Alpen View Luxury Villa with its spectacular views of the lake and mountains. Or you can find a variety for Queenstown hotels for a great price.

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Queenstown is in the South of New Zealand situated next to Lake Wakatipu and surrounded by mountains and beautiful scenery. Lord of the Rings was filmed in the locality and brought Queenstown to the main screen. Queenstown is a year round resort with winter sports, autumnal beauty, warm summers and a distinct spring season. The surrounding towns of Arrowtown, Wanaka and Te Anua also support the tourism opportunities in the South of New Zealand.

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The main Queenstown ski resorts are Coronet Peak and The Remarkable’s a high altitude ski field that faces north and an elevation of 1943 metres. Further afield are Cardrona and Treble Cone. The Queenstown ski season is from late June to the end of September. There is no Queenstown ski in or ski out accommodation, with most skiers staying in Queenstown and driving to the ski field each day.

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Queenstown is alive with restaurants and a diversity of dining opportunities due to its many visitors. Due to the diversity of international visitors from all parts so you will find the complete range of dining opportunities. The prices varies from cheap in the food courts to expensive in the excellent fine dining restaurants.

Queenstown is a much visited tourist destination and so has a full range of shops for browsing. Locally produced fine wool means some good buys. Good also for outdoor clothing, local jewellery made from Paua. Paua is a type of abalone and comes with beautiful blue green colours. In Queenstown you will find most things and all located fairly centrally around the Queenstown Mall and side streets.

Date posted: 9th October, 2018

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