Surrounded by mountain ranges and set on the shore of Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown is renowned as a business conference and tourist destination, well known for exceptional quality, value for money and friendly, accommodating people.
There’s something for everyone in Queenstown. From bungy jumping to art trails, river surfing to wine tasting, the compact town centre is permanently buzzing with top restaurants, a lively cafe and bar scene and excellent shopping.
Among the many activities on offer here, visitors to Queenstown can enjoy a day exploring the world’s most southern wine region, national parks and world heritage sites. If it’s excitement you’re after, Queenstown is known as the adventure capital of New Zealand; bungy jumping, jet boating, sky diving, horse trekking, parasailing or quad biking are just some of the activity options available.
With December the beginning of the summer season, the average temperature sits between 8°C and 22°C. Longer sunshine hours at this time of year mean visitors have even more time to head out to explore all the town and its surrounds can offer.