Queenstown Overview
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What to See and Do
 Exquisite Mountains/ Lakes
Wine Country
Adventure Sports
Hiking/ Biking
Skiing/ Snowboarding
Restaurants/ Nightlife
Queenstown, is the Southern Hemisphere's premier four season resort. Surrounded by stunning mountains and the crystal clear waters of Lake Wakatipu, the scenery here is pure inspiration, and the countless outdoor activities and adventure sports make Queenstown a rejuvinating experience for the body and soul.
This magnificent town of about 10,000 residents is known worldwide as a center of adventure activities, but there are also plenty of more traditional ways to enjoy this spectacular alpine region. With excellent hiking, biking, golfing, fishing and sailing in addition to the adrenaline rush of bungy jumping, hang gliding, rock climbing, and white water rafting, Queenstown definitely lives up to its reputation as a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts.
Most of the area's outdoor attrractions can be enjoyed throughout the year with the exception of the fantastic skiing and snowboarding,which are in season from June through early October.
This is also New Zealand's most acclaimed wine growing region, known for its excellent Pinot Noir, and beautiful vineyards. Queenstown and the nearby Gibbston Valley are home to more than 75 wineries, many with fine restaurants where you can eperience exceptional cuisine, while drinking in the extraordinary landscapes that somehow make everything taste just a little better.
Queenstown has something for everyone, and accommodations are no exception. From small boutiques to bigger resort properties, many featuring exquisite views of the magical mountains and llakes. Queenstown is a must for adventure and outdoor enthusiasts, a world class destination for skiers, a haven for foodies and oenphiles, and great place to spend part of your vacation in New Zealand.