Explore Queenstown

food Take to the skies above Queenstown with a scenic flight or an adventurous air activity!
Queenstown’s stunning scenery is ideal for helicopter flights, plane flights, private heli-tours and hang gliding. Those with an appetite for adventure might prefer an aerobatic flight, parapenting or sky diving! You'll enjoy incredible aerial views of the lakes, mountains and town as you soar, fly, float or fall from the sky above Queenstown.
- See more at: http://www.queenstownnz.co.nz/information/air-activities/#sthash.3E4Bt7Xp.dpuf

 

 

 

food Queenstown is the adventure capital of New Zealand!
Home to the latest and greatest adventure activities, there are Queenstown adrenaline activities for every thrill seeker, from iconic Queenstown bungy jumping to whitewater rafting, river surfing, canyon swinging and thrills on a jet boat. Queenstown has it all! Take your pick from the list of adrenaline-pumping adventure activities on offer below and have a Queenstown holiday to remember!
- See more at: http://www.queenstownnz.co.nz/information/adventure-activities/#sthash.nRKTIuNS.dpuf

 

 

food Queenstown is a walking and hiking paradise.
The region’s geography, flora and fauna are incredibly diverse and can be explored via a range of stunning hiking trails. A number of short scenic walks start right from Queenstown’s town centre whilst the iconic Fiordland and Mount Aspiring national parks are within easy reach, and home to the Routeburn and Greenstone trails. Queenstown offers a wide range of walking tracks and trails for all levels of fitness. Whether you prefer a short local, day long or even a multi-day walking adventure, a guided hike or an independent walking trip, there is a Queenstown walking or hiking option for you below.
- See more at: http://www.queenstownnz.co.nz/information/walking-hiking/#sthash.0hluq8iD.dpuf

 

food Queenstown is New Zealand’s favourite winter playground.
Known internationally for its excellent and unique snowboarding and skiing, Queenstown has four ski fields within easy reach. Queenstown also offers a range of other exciting winter sports. Why not take the family ice skating, try snow shoeing or take a snowmobile for a spin? For off snow fun, most of Queenstown's other activities operate year round. Visit our seasonal information section to learn more about our winter climate and winter events and ski Queenstown this winter!.
- See more at: http://www.queenstownnz.co.nz/information/winter-sports/#sthash.FzkXqTeC.dpuf

foodRestaurant Tips
Price range: Main meals cost between NZ$20 - $45 per person.
Dress code: Casual and family restaurants adopt a casual dress code. Other restaurants expect tidy dress.
Open hours: New Zealanders dine early, with many restaurants serving dinner from 5pm. Closing times vary, from 9pm onwards, so call ahead to check if intend to dine late.
Top Tip: Ask your waiter for recommended local wine matches for your meal.
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Bar & Club Tips
Drinking age:
You have to be 18 or over to enter a licensed premises or purchase alchohol in New Zealand. Photo ID will be required.
Open hours: Bars with restaurants are usually open throughout the day. Other bars start opening from around mid-afternoon. Nightclubs will typically open after 8pm. Bars usually close at around 3am.
Dress code: Tidy dress is expected at all Queenstown bars and clubs.
Top Tip: If you are aged (or look) under 25, take your passport or another form of photo ID to show at the door or the bar.
- See more at: http://www.queenstownnz.co.nz/information/bars-and-clubs/#sthash.rSEXVKsU.dpuf