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.
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AccommodationQueenstown 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 & BoardingWith 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.
ActivitiesQueenstown 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 & AroundQueenstown 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.
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Heritage Queenstown offers views of the Remarkables mountain range and is crafted from centuries-old schist stone and cedar. The hotel rooms and suites take in a variety of views of either the surrounding forest and towering mountains or the majestic Lake Wakatipu. Queenstown city centre is just a minute drive away, or a 15-20 minute walk, with the bus stop in front of the hotel. Onsite Mackenzies Restaurant and Bar, complimentary unlimited WiFi, underground car parking (please note this is complimentary, with limited availability), indoor-outdoor swimming pool, spa and cedar sauna (available year round).
Situated in the heart of Queenstown and with views overlooking Lake Wakatipu to The Remarkables mountain range, Hotel St Moritz Queenstown is perfectly positioned for sightseeing and adventure. Hotel St Moritz offers a choice of rooms and suites, each handsomely appointed to cleverly blend timeless classics with modern essentials. Onsite Hotel St Moritz features Lombardi Restaurant, Bar and Library, a gymnasium, and hot tub garden.
Mercure Queenstown Resort is situated on a unique vantage point with views over Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkable's Mountain range. 148 guest rooms with either Lake or Garden views. Onsite South Eatery Restaurant, Lounge Bar, seasonal swimming pool, spa pools, sauna, gym, free car parking.
Centrally located on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, Novotel Queenstown Lakeside is just 15-minutes from the airport. Novotel Queenstown Lakeside is the ideal base for your Queenstown adventure Holiday. A short drive from a local golf course and Coronet Peak ski resort, as well as popular attractions. Onsite bar and restaurant, fitness centre, WI-FI/ internet access (additional cost), concierge.
The Glebe is centrally located on the corner of Stanley and Beetham Streets, just a two minute walk into the heart of the town centre and a brief stroll to the edge of Lake Wakatipu and the lovely Queenstown Gardens. Onsite parking, drying room, BBQ, Wi-Fi.
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 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. *Please note, when NZ Pandemic Restrictions are in effect, some shared guest facilities may be unavailable. If restaurants and bars are unable to open due to these restrictions, guests will be able to order food and beverages to their room via room service.
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. Parking is $45.00NZD per night and payable on arrival (cars only – height restriction applies).
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. *Please note, when NZ Pandemic Restrictions are in effect, some shared guest facilities may be unavailable. If restaurants and bars are unable to open due to these restrictions, guests will be able to order food and beverages to their room via room service.
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.