Surrounded by majestic mountains from all sides, Queenstown is located on the shores of Lake Wakatipu on New Zealand’s South Island. There is a clear division between each of the four seasons. Summer has blue skies and sunshine. Autumn hosts a riot of brilliant colors. Winter is cool and refreshing with the mountains covered in snow. Spring sees the return of blossoming flowers. Queenstown is often called New Zealand's "Adventure Capital". Queenstown's Kawarau Bridge is famous for being the birthplace of bungee jumping. Other than the extraordinary opportunity to go skiing and snowboarding in the winter, you can try bungee jumping, skydiving, canyon swinging, jetskiing, horseback riding and long-distance hiking in this natural paradise. Each and every one of these activities is sure to give you an adrenaline rush!
232***65Very unique view on the top of the mountain. We were actually late for the reservation, the restaurant helped us to postpon our booking from 5:30pm to 8:00pm. We were very grateful for the assistance they offered, everything was great, great view, great foods and great people!
d36***08A half-day tour of the lake by steamboat + Walter Plateau Ranch tour is a beautiful experience that is fresh in the memory of the Queenstown trip. From Queenstown Port to the Ranch Wharf, the steamboat takes 45 minutes one-way, a total of 1.5 hours round-trip voyage, and boat viewing. One is to watch the ancient style of the ship. The steamship TSS Earnslaw, built in 1912, has been baptized by wind and waves for more than a hundred years. It has grown stronger and stronger over time. It is the only coal-fired steamship still in normal operation in the southern hemisphere. Wandering on the boat, looking at the handsome captain at the helm, watching the young fireman swinging a shovel to deliver coals, listening to the melodious music of the teacher's nai luthier, and tasting the authentic taste of coffee and desserts. It is leisurely and comfortable. The second is to appreciate the beautiful scenery of the lake. On the deck, in front of the portholes, and in the corridors, you can admire the scenery of Lake Wakatipu up close. The lake breeze is blowing, the waves are dancing happily, the scenery is charming and refreshing.
Herman_travellerI visited Queenstown for 5 days and wandered around the lake every day happily. it's a very beautiful and peaceful lake with many ducks and seagulls and people like to gather there in the evening.
DJDQThe must-see fjord in New Zealand is also one of the most popular. There are many small fjords that are not accessible to ordinary tourists. Taking a bus from Queenstown will have to go over the mountains and mountains. Depart early in the morning and return after dark. The effect of raining on cloudy days is discounted, but the advantage is that you can see the rainbow. There are some simple meals on board that you can buy and eat yourself. It's pretty tiring all day. This fjord is not as spectacular as the Norwegian fjord.
Nicole LythcottAn absolutely beautiful park, perfect for those who prefer more relaxing activities. Stroll through and admire the nature, or play a game of frisbee golf throughout the park. Whatever you do, the park will be a lovey backdrop
Jan 16, 2021 Queenstown Weather:Rain, Northeasterly Wind:10-17 kph, Humidity:78%, Sunrise/Sunset:06:20/21:30
I don't mind retiring here in the next few years 😂 A must visit place when you head to New Zealand. I don't mind walking by the lake for hours and enjoying nature #tripaway
Around Queenstown central. This town surely have a lot to offer. You can go shop, dine and play. Crowds of people come by during the day. A lot of tourists too. Ate at a wonderful restaurant near the river. Visit if you ever come by Queenstown.
Adjacent to New Zealand's South Island Queenstown and Wanaka's largest ski centre, the Cardrona Alpine Resort is the world's premier skiing paradise for entertaining and fun. There are giant toy bell tower snowfield buildings, world-class skiing venues, multi-national gourmet restaurants and full-scale skiing facilities, and the largest ski terrain park in the Southern Hemisphere. More than 75% of the snowy mountain terrain in Cardrona is suitable for beginners and intermediate players, and most of them are open and gentle slopes. The ski slopes that extend to the top of the summit provide an overview of the panoramic view of Lake Wanaka to Queenstown, just like the top of the southern hemisphere!
When you come to Queenstown, you must taste the big burger. This is a team that will always line up. Why are there so many people here? I dont know. When I came here, I found out that because it was raining, people are not so Most of us, we only bought 5 people and bought the burger. After waiting for 10 minutes, the burger was released. This burger is really as big as a face. People who have seen the burger confidently have about 8 people. They are making together. In the room, all kinds of efficient cooperation and packaging, busy production every day, receiving tourists from all over the world.
A total of chicken, pork and beef burger set, the weight of the person can be eaten by two people if the stomach is small, so it is easier to not waste food, the space inside is not very big, you can only sit down 10 people, most people will take it away. Its still lucky, because its raining, so we really didnt have many teams, but when I came here a few days later, I found that each team had more than ten people and had to wait 30 minutes to 40 minutes, but Really, this burger is actually a taste for me, I even think this burger is a bit big,
This steamship, which was first launched in 1912, is the iconic experience of Queenstown tourism, and the ship's terminal is the Walter Peak Ranch. The time on board is not long, it is about 45 minutes. You can choose to see the scenery on the deck or find a good deck in the cabin.
Walter Peak Highland Ranch, located on the southwestern shore of Lake Wakatipu. Nowadays, the main work content has become a tourist attraction, and three steam boats carry tourists to visit here every day. Here you can watch the wool shearing show, see highland cattle, grass mud horses, and red deer.
The first thing to get off the boat, we were guided by the staff, first came to the stage to see the shearing wool and ranch dog performance. The sheep performed relatively calmly throughout the process. The staff caught the sheep with his legs and began to shave her, and explained the whole process. It took less than ten minutes for a sheep to be shaved. From a fat long-haired sheep to a thin, thin sheep.
The highly recommended BBQ lunch is served in the colonel's house at the ranch. There are many types of barbecues, such as roast chicken, roast lamb, roast pig and roast beef. My favorite is roast pork and lamb, and the taste is unforgettable. Desserts are not to be missed, especially chocolate mousse. Look for a nice little corner in the restaurant. Whether it's warm in the sun on the window, or sitting in the landscape of the lake, watching the snow-capped mountains and lakes, it is a good life.
The Walter Peak Plateau Farm has green hills, tranquil lakes and meandering streams. The animals include Irish cattle, reindeer, sheep and the famous Meranu sheep. It is exciting for visitors to caress and feed sheep.
In addition to watching animals, visitors can watch the show, the sheepdogs and the sheep, the staff shearing the wool is of course an indispensable performance, watching the clever sheepdog rush the scattered flock together, indeed being shepherd The dogs brave spirit and ingenuity are touched. Visitors can also ride horses on a pleasant run or take a slow walk, or sit quietly on the green grass to enjoy the warm afternoon sun, so that happy moments surround you.
TSS Earnslaw Steamship
Cruise into the Steamship and enjoy the panaromic view of Queenstown. The feeling is so great while there is a lady play piano and everyone sang together in the ship. There is food and drink can be purchased as well like cup of coffee or slice of cake. Also can walk to the outside area to enjoy the view and take some photos. Highly recommend.
Traveling in New Zealand and exploring the world's adventure capital Queenstown is known as the world's adventure capital, so you must not miss out on extreme sports in Queenstown. Start your adventure factor and go for a brave skydiving or bungee jumping. Scheduled a skydiving at 10 in the morning, the small partner to challenge the highest bungee in the southern hemisphere, up to 143 meters. Then we started the day of free exploration in Queenstown. The infinite charm of Queenstown, I believe that you can only experience it if you have experienced it yourself. Here, you can find your pleasure: steamboat tour lake, Nevis Canyon bungee or high-altitude swing, skydiving, hiking, jet boat and can stroll on Lake Wakatipu, watching quietly Snow mountain. It is surrounded by Lake Wakatipu in Queenstown and can be said to be the beautiful wedding yarn of Queenstown. You can do nothing, order a cup of coffee, sit quietly on the lakeside and look at the snowy mountains in the distance. It turns out that this is a pleasant travel life. The beauty of Queenstown, whether it is the early morning mist or the sunset, is deeply engraved in your heart. Just the evening is the grand Halloween of the West, and the little friends have painted their faces early, and at night, they will find all kinds of big ghosts and ghosts coming out. For the first time, I feel the thick Halloween. Tips: Queenstown is not big, you can go shopping in an hour or two, but you can stay for two more days to experience the charm of extreme sports. Because skydiving is very affected by the weather, you may have to wait. .
It is a must visit when travelling to Queenstown. It has breathtaking view of Queenstown and the photo is like drawing. We further walk up the trail to have better view. It also has excited activity like luge that I see others enjoy very much. Worth visit place in Queenstown.