Queenstown, New Zealand
As it's come to be known, the resort town of Queenstown is a travellers dream destination. The pride of the Otago region, in the South Island of New Zealand, Queenstown is nestled around Lake Wakatipu and Queenstown Bay. It boasts some of the most amazing natural scenery and breath-taking adventure tourist activities.
Queenstown tells a tale of two travellers. Whether you love adventure and are chasing an adrenaline rush or just want to take a laid back approach and rejuvenate your senses you will not be disappointed here.
You can take a range of different adventure based tours and experiences around the town, from skiing and river rafting to paragliding and zip-lining. Don't forget that New Zealand is the home of bungy jumping. Why not try this exhilarating experience, take a leap of faith and jump off a cliff or a bridge!
For a more relaxing time you can explore Queenstown's stunning scenery by air in a helicopter. See the mountain ranges, amazing fjords, glistening glaciers and azure lakes.
If you're not a fan of heights then a relaxing walk or hike through one of the many beautiful hiking trails may be for you. Explore the shores of Lake Wakatipu or take a hike up Mount Aspiring and have your breath taken away at the magnificent views of the lake and surrounding mountains.
Queenstown also offers fabulous shopping and the best local food and wine. Be sure to treat yourself to an indulgent spa treatment or two.
When staying in Queenstown you can choose accommodation ranging from world class luxury hotels to family friendly holiday parks and camp grounds where the children can run freely to their hearts content.
A popular way to see New Zealand is by motorhome or campervan. Cars and buses are popular modes of transport around town, with the International Airport located in Queenstown itself.
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