Queenstown

Queenstown is New Zealand’s premier snow destination and commonly referred to as the adventure capital of the world. Surrounded by stunning mountains and set on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, the natural beauty creates the perfect backdrop for a holiday full of adventure. With 4 ski resorts within driving distance- The Remarkables, Coronet Peaks, Cardrona and Treble Cone. All ski fields are accessible by ski shuttles that depart from your hotel or central Queenstown.

At a Glance

Terrain Area

6655 Total

Summit

1,943m

Mt. Vertical

481m

Season

Jun-Oct

Lifts

16

Food & Bars

50+

Accommodation

Queenstown has a vast range of accommodation styles to suit every snow enthusiast. Choose from backpackers, bed and breakfasts, hotels, award winning lodges to serviced apartments and holiday homes. All ski fields are accessible by ski shuttles that depart from your hotel or central Queenstown.

Skiing & Boarding

With 4 ski resorts within easy access, skiers and boarders are spoiled for choice! Coronet Peak is the closest resort to Queenstown, a 20 minute drive and The Remarkables is a 40 minute drive, while Cardrona is approx 60 minutes from Queenstown on the road to Wanaka and Treble Cone is about 1 hour 30 minutes (past Wanaka). Coronet Peak is New Zealand's first commerical snow fields, a favourite among locals with 280 hectares of skiable terrain. They also have some great open off-piste riding. Night skiing is offered Wednesday, Friday and Saturday nights for those who can’t get enough. The Remarkables sits above the clouds at 1943m above sea level, offering a big mountain experience with 3 snow-filled, sun-facing bowls and renowned chutes to explore while taking in the spectacular views across Queenstown. There are runs for everyone to enjoy with a great variety of terrain - 30% beginner, 40% intermediate and 30% expert. Cardrona is a family favourite for its wide open runs, plenty of intermediate terrain and childcare facilities. If you like to ride park and pipes then Cardrona has you covered with some of the most extensive terrain park facilities in the Southern Hemisphere. It is also a great beginners mountain with their newly installed ‘Chondola’. Treble Cone is NZ’s largest ski area on the South Island with 550 ha of skiable terrain and is the perfect resort for advanced riders with some fun side country and backcountry options. It also has one of the best views from any ski resort in the world.

Activities

Queenstown is well known as the adventure capitals of the world. Bored? Never…. there is something for every thrill-seeker from bungy jumping, jet boating, whitewater rafting, golfing, hiking and more.

Getting There & Around

Queenstown international airport is located just 15 minutes from downtown Queenstown and is easily accessible from Australia, with direct flights from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Coolangatta as well as daily flights from New Zealand’s main airports.

How Far

Airport:
Queenstown Airport 7.3km

Transfer:
15min Drive

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Hotels in Queenstown

Blue Peaks Lodge Queenstown

Blue Peaks Lodge is located in the heart of stunning Queenstown with just a five minute stroll to Queenstown's shops and restaurants. The rooms are clean and comfortable and are ideal for self catering accommodation for couples or families. Onsite free Wi-Fi, daily room servicing, free bag storage and airport and ski field bus stop across the road.

Heartland Hotel Queenstown

Heartland Hotel Queenstown has a distinctive design close to all the action in the bustling resort town. Even with the amazing views of the mountains and Lake Wakatipu you can still feel cosy and tucked away in these A-Line style chalets in the hills. Heartland Hotel Queenstown is linked to Scenic Suites Queenstown, with an adjoining reception area. Onsite Hillside Brasserie, Lobby Bar, 24-hour Reception and room service, guest laundry, valet laundry and dry-cleaning service (available six days), internet kiosk, free WiFi throughout hotel, ski locker & guest locker, complimentary guest parking (subject to availability), tourist information and booking service.

Ramada Queenstown Central

Ramada Queestown Central is located in the heart of Queenstown on an elevated position offering spectacular views of Lake Wakatipu, The Remarkables Mountain Range, the Queenstown Golf Course and Walter Peak. The property is just 15 minutes drive from Queenstown Airport and has popular ski areas close by. Onsite gymnasium, restaurant, bar and free Wi-Fi.

Scenic Suites Queenstown

Scenic Suites Queenstown provides one of the most sought after locations for Queenstown hotels. The hotel’s elevated position gives fantastic views of the Southern Alps and over Lake Wakatipu. It’s hard to go past Scenic Suites Queenstown with its convenience and quality of four-star apartment style accommodation. Scenic Suites Queenstown is linked to Heartland Hotel Queenstown, with an adjoining reception area. Onsite Hillside Brasserie, Lobby Bar, 24-hour Reception and room service, valet laundry and dry-cleaning service (available six days), internet kiosk, free WiFi throughout hotel, ski locker and guest laundry (available from the adjacent Heartland Hotel, complimentary guest parking (subject to availability), tourist information and booking service.​

The Rees Queenstown

The Rees Hotel Queenstown is a sophisticated five-star hotel situated right on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, in the South Island of New Zealand. offering a variety of accommodation options including 60 Hotel rooms, 90 Apartments and private, 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom Lakeside Residences. Onsite Fine dining “True South” restaurant, 'Bordeau' Wine Lounge/coffee bar, wine cellar, in-room spa treatment services, fitness centre, concierge, complimentary parking, Wi-Fi, concierge, ski/bike locker.

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