Queenstown - Holiday Tour Packages
New Zealand is a magnificent wonderland overall, but very few regions offer year-round attractions and scenic highlights. One of these is Queenstown, a scenic town that is surrounded by the Southern Alps and has Lake Wakatipu on one end. With a geography like this, expect amazing sightseeing & activities. Queenstown, however, is chosen as a vacation destination more for its offer of adventures than anything else.
Moreover, this already bubbling town can turn into a party venue during high seasons. This is the perfect place to be for a party filled holiday.
Places to visit in Queenstown
- Queenstown central is the base for skiers and snowboarders during winter. Come spring and summer, it becomes the perfect place for a leisurely walk around town.
- Arrowtown is known for its gold mining sites that drew hundreds of people from all over the world to get a piece of the precious rock. It is a living historic settlement in Queenstown that you should travel to during your vacation.
- Glenorchy is a town 45 minutes away from Queenstown. Located on the northern shores of Lake Wakatipu, it serves as the starting point for hiking trails and an unforgettable experience ala Middle Earth..
There are plenty of other places to visit that are likely to be included in holiday packages to Queenstown. Since every town is different, make the most of your trip.
Things to do in Queenstown
With the Southern Alps in the background, skiing and snowboarding are two of the popular things to do when in Queenstown. So, when summer sets in and the snow melts, the same mountains provide the perfect venue for walking, hiking and scenic flights aboard a helicopter.
Do you think heli-sightseeing is too simple for you? You can always sign up for skydiving, more adrenaline-pumping way to get a birds eye view of Queenstown's natural beauty.
Other things to do include:
- Bungee jumping on the Kawarau Bridge
- Cruising on Lake Wakatipu
- Horseback riding in picturesque valleys and trails
When in Arrowtown, you should go fishing, hiking, jet boating, parasailing, ziplining, wine tasting, and white water rafting.
With plenty of sightseeing & activities, having fun in Queenstown is not limited to just land, air or water. One more thing, this place has an 18-object Frisbee golf course in the Queenstown Gardens. There is golf, and then there is Frisbee golf.
Top attractions in Queenstown
The Remarkables - This is truly remarkable, what with it being a saw-toothed range of mountains that provide the perfect place for skiing and snowboarding. This is every skiers dream mountain to conquer.
Lake Wakatipu - Along with mountain scenery, Lake Wakatipu provides some of the most memorable views all over town. In fact, other places in Queenstown take advantage of the view that the lake provides. If you prefer not to do anything else, watching the lake’s view would be just as fantastic.
Glenorchy - This outdoor paradise is where most of the scenes of the film trilogy The Lord of the Rings were shot. With the native beech forest in the background, you can go horseback riding or just do nothing and enjoy the view.
Queenstown holiday packages
There are plenty more to see, but it would be fantastic to see and experience with your own eyes. Check out all Queenstown holiday packages offered by La Vacanza Travel.
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