Queenstown Region Guide
Queenstown named because it was fit for Queen Victoria is the adventure capital of New Zealand, it is nestled on the shores of Lake Wakatipu and over looked by the Majestic “Remarkables,” it is the perfect year round destination.
Summers burn hot under blue skies, perfect for leisure seekers and Winter covers the mountains with acres of snow, time for the winter sports enthusiasts to take over and they come from all over the world to join in the fun at the annual Winter festival.
Queenstown is also home of bungy jumping, white water rafting and jet boating, Bungy from the Southern Hemispheres highest land based jump- The Nevis high wire Bungy.
Try the thrilling Shotover jet at nearby Arrowtown an historical town left somewhere in a time warp in the 19th century with its gold miners cottages and shops preserved as they were in the Gold rush era… try your hand at panning for gold ,there’s plenty left.
Take your 4 wheel drive across the Arrow river 32 times climbing up to the remnants of the now deserted Mace town miners settlement.
Take a trip to the Skippers Grand Canyon home to the Pipeline bungy, hand carved out of solid rock the skippers Road is an adventure in its self don’t miss this trip and……don’t look down!.
Ride the Gondala 450 metres above Bob’s Peak for great views of the lakes and mountains then get down the fast way-take the luge