Queenstown, Otago

The resort town of Queenstown, situated in the South Island of New Zealand, has been named the Adventure Capital of the World. Its astonishing scenery, plethora of outdoor activities and vibrant atmosphere reinforces Queenstown as favorite visitor destination all year round.

Surrounded by majestic mountains and nestled on the shore of clear Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown is filled with adrenaline inducing thrills that will make your stay truly memorable. There is something for everyone and every skill level!

Winter sport enthusiasts head to Queenstown to hit the slopes of the four international ski areas. Amongst them you can find the Remarkables, renowned for its black slopes reserved for outstanding skiers along with Coronet Peak that remains open in summer and offers exceptional mountain bike adventures. You are guaranteed a huge amount of fun! Besides the finest skiing and snowboarding, New Zealand’s premier snow sports destination offers snow-shoeing, ice-climbing, mountaineering and more!

Get your heart pumping and tick off some of your bucket list activities with bungy jumping, skydiving, paragliding, ziplining, jet boating and river rafting activities available in the region.

Queenstown is also world renowned for its mountain bike trails, from easy scenic tracks to country lanes and farmland trails. For the most adventurous, venture in heli-bike rides and in the Southern Hemisphere’s only gondola accessed downhill mountain biking.

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    Queenstown International Aiport

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  • Spot rating4
Selected option : Heli-skiing excursions in Mt Cook

Snow conditions of the day was not very good. But the spot has enough potential for steep and deep powder runs! Also wish to go Mt cook area next time.

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Selected option : Exploration quad biking excursion in Queenstown