Queenstown & Wanaka

Surrounded by majestic mountains and set on the shores of crystal clear Lake Wakatipu, the natural beauty and the unique energy of the Queenstown region create the perfect backdrop for a holiday full of adventure, exploration or relaxation.

Queenstown is built around an inlet called Queenstown Bay on Lake Wakatipu, a long thin Z-shaped lake formed by glacial processes, and has spectacular views of nearby mountains such as The Remarkables Cecil Peak, Walter Peak and just above the town; Ben Lomond and Queenstown Hill.

Why visit Queenstown & Wanaka ?

  • Enjoy an exhilarating ride on Queenstown’s shotover jet
  • Take the Skyline Gondola to Bob’s Peak for superb views over Queenstown
  • Hike & cycle to your heart’s content on the numerous trails
  • Explore the vibrant cafe & restaurant scene on Wanaka’s lakefront
  • Take a scenic flight over Rob Roby Glacier
  • Enjoy a round of golf surrounded by beautiful scenery

A quieter neighbour to Queenstown, Wanaka lies in the spectacular alps of the South Island.

Visitors from around the world are drawn to the Wanaka region for its outstanding beauty. The stunning mountain and lakeside setting and proximity to Mt Aspiring National Park, a Unesco World Heritage Area, makes it the ultimate base for outdoor activities.




A visa is required for UK passport holders

Health Requirements

No mandatory vaccinations are required.

Time Difference

GMT +13 hours

Flight Time

24 hours with one stop


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