If you’re looking for activities to try during your stay in Queenstown, why not try a bicycle tour to experience the amazing beauty of our region up close. Around the Basin Ltd is a newly formed cycle guiding company based in Queenstown. Around the Basin is owned by two Queenstown locals Steve Norton and John [...]
New Years in Queenstown is set to be another stellar occasion, with some excellent events lined up to get you celebrating in style. The township is host to the New Year’s Eve Countdown on December 31st, the signature event of the Summerdaze festival, which brings you through the evening with a selection of top-notch live [...]
Although Queenstown boasts a huge range of adventure activities geared at tourists, it’s also nice to take the chance to chill out and enjoy the local talent and character of the region. Local markets are a great way to talk to residents about their life here in one of the most beautiful places on earth, [...]
You may think that compared to treacherous snow drifts and icy roads, summer doesn’t present much of a driving challenge here in Queenstown. It’s true that you’re less likely to get in harm’s way, but there are still plenty of things you can do to ensure your road trips during the summer months are as [...]
Queenstown is a hugely popular destination during summer, and for good reason. Nestled inland in the Lakes Region of the lower South Island, it achieves soaring daily temperatures and long daylight hours that are perfect for exploring all the attractions – both natural and man-made – all around the region. The township itself often becomes [...]
The Queenstown Trail is one of New Zealand’s flagship trails and along with 18 other national cycleways is billed as a New Zealand Great Ride. The trail covers 110kms of diverse terrain back-dropped by stunning mountain ranges and connects three main hubs – Central Queenstown, historic Arrowtown and Gibbston – Valley of Vines. It crosses [...]
Petrol heads all across the South Island will want to mark the Highlands 101 motorsport event in their calendar. Taking place from the 8th to the 10th of November in Cromwell, Central Otago, it’s a high-octane event that brings together more than $50 million worth of high performance cars, some of which will be making [...]
Picture: Right at the top of Queenstown Mall is the ice skating rink …. A wonderful attraction for the families and couples who stayed with us at Queenstown Park Boutique Hotel.