Discover Queenstown / Southern Lakes

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Where to find us

Queenstown and the Southern Lakes District are found in Central Otago in the south west of New Zealand’s South Island. Travelling to Queenstown is very easy with frequent international and domestic flights from Queenstown International Airport, located just 7km from the town centre.

Scenic Highlights

Adorned by snow-capped alpine ranges and nestled next to sparkling Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown is a scenic paradise that has impressed people from all over New Zealand and abroad. Named as one of the world’s top destinations, the remote Milford Sound is a scenic point not to be missed with its beautiful landscape consisting of towering cliffs and running waterfalls. Over winter, The Remarkables winding slopes are covered in a white blanket that overlook the shores of Lake Wakatipu, and offer a skier’s paradise. It’s a city that has long been famous for its distinctive four seasons, and confirms itself as a truly captivating destination all year round.
What’s on

New Zealand PGA Golf Championship

Gibbston Food & Wine Festival

Arrowtown Autumn Festival

Queenstown Winter Festival

Queenstown Jazz Festival

Conference Venues & Facilities

More and more people are selecting Queenstown as a destination for their conferences, meetings or incentive experiences and it’s easy to see why. Whether it’s an intimate group or a larger scaled event, Queenstown offers a wide range of venues and professional services in locations that spark inspiration. Many of Queenstown’s conference venues also offer on-site accommodation for that added convenience.


Welcoming around 2 million visitors a year, Queenstown is well-equipped to host business events, meetings and conferences of all sizes. Queenstown offers a wide variety of award-winning accommodation including charming hotels, motels, short-term apartments, luxury retreats and lodges. All accommodation is framed by the breath-taking views of alpine mountains and the stunning Lake Wakatipu, resulting in an experience like no other in the world.

Unforgettable Experiences

Thrill-seekers are spoilt for choice with Queenstown’s endless list of adrenaline pumping activities on offer including the iconic bungy jump, snowboarding, sky diving, zip lining, jet boating, canyon climbing, white water rafting & 4WD adventures. Regardless of the activity you choose you’ll find each is adorned by jaw-dropping back drops and passionate instructors who will ensure your adventure is one you  won’t forget.

For someone who is after a bit of relaxation, Queenstown certainly doesn’t disappoint. Take a tour of Queenstown’s variety of renowned wineries including Gibbston Valley which has New Zealand’s largest wine cave and offers tours and tastings as well as a cheesery and restaurant. Learn about the region’s rich heritage with a stopover in historic Arrowtown and visit the many galleries, museums & markets, or lose yourself in Queenstown’s shopping district. For the avid golfer, Queenstown boasts six pristine golf courses all within 25 minutes of the city centre and each with a landscape that’s second to none. Alternatively if you are after a spot of indulgence head to one of the many luxury day spas which  will rejuvenate and pamper you to your heart’s content.