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Queenstown is New Zealand's premier tourist town and home to adrenaline activities like bungee jumping and jet boating. Other activities on offer here include paragliding, whitewater rafting, kayaking, mountain biking, fishing, and world class walks through pristine national parks. Queenstown is also home to New Zealand skiing with a number of great ski fields set within spectacular scenery.
Surrounded by jagged mountains and built around Lake Wakatipu, the alpine town has an abundance of cafes, restaurants, and tour operators. Nearby is one of New Zealand's most spectacular landscapes, Fiordland National Park. With steep fiords, lush rainforest, crystal clear water, raging river, and snow capped peaks, this park can only be described as epic.
The town and surround landscapes have appeared in many movies like The Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Hobbit trilogy, X-Men Origins, Jurassic Park, Alien: Covenant, and the recent television drama 'Top of the Lake'. A number of Bollywood films have been shot here too leading to significant rise in tourists from India. Read more ››