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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Accommodation Queenstown

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.


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

Queenstown Airport 7.3km

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, complimentary guest parking (subject to availability), airport and ski field bus stop across the road.

BreakFree The Point

Located 1.5km from the centre of bustling Queenstown, the hotel sits on the waterfront of beautiful Lake Wakatipu and has self-contained apartments that has everything you need for your holiday. The apartments are spacious with comfortable living areas and kitchen facilities. Most apartments have views over the lake and the mountain so you can soak up the beauty of the area.

Crowne Plaza Queenstown

The Crowne Plaza is located in the centre of Queenstown, opposite the historic Steamer Wharf, providing easy access to lakeside dining and entertainment. The hotel offers The Remarkables mountain range and Lake Wakatipu views. All rooms feature luxurious bedding, free Wi-Fi, flatscreen TV with Sky channels and capsule coffee maker. Onsite restaurant & bar, 24 hour room service, guest laundry. ski/bike storage and gymnasium.

Heritage Queenstown

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).

Hotel St Moritz MGallery

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, hot tub garden, on-site parking (addtional charge).

Mercure Queenstown Resort

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, complimentary guest parking (subject to availability).

Novotel Queenstown Lakeside

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, valet parking (additional cost), off-site parking (addtional cost).

Peppers Beacon

Overlooking Lake Wakatipu and with amazing views of the Remarkables, Peppers Beacon is ideal for couples or families with stylish hotel rooms and two and three bedroom apartments. It is also a short stroll into town for shops, cafes and restaurants. Onsite restaurant, fitness centre and free WiFi.

QT Queenstown

Views over the crystal clear Lake Wakatipu and the breathtaking peaks of the mountains set the scene at QT Queenstown. The lush lakeside resort features luxury accommodation with a side of the signature QT quirk. All rooms are fitted with a private bathroom and some rooms have views of the mountain or lake. Onsite restaurant and bar, swimming pool and free WiFi.

Queenstown House B&B and Apartments

Queenstown House is a stylish 12 room bed & breakfast boutique property offering incredible elevated views of Lake Wakatipu, 200 metres from the centre of Queenstown. Offers a collection of individually furnished guestrooms and spacious Villa Apartments. Relax around the fire in the Winter Lounge or one of the other guest lounges. Onsite free laundry facilities, free off street parking available (subject to availability at the time of arrival. Small cars only as limited space), free baggage storage on days of check-in/check-out, drying room and storage, free Wi-Fi.

Queenstown House Luxury Lakeside Apartments

Absolute lake front location. Offer 5 Lakeside Luxury Apartments. Fully refurbished luxury self-contained Apartments, located just 2 minutes’ walk from the centre of bustling Queenstown. Remote check-in, fully serviced self-contained apartments with a virtual concierge. Electronic keys available on request. Onsite guest laundry and dry storage for ski equipment, free laundry, free off-street parking subject to availability on arrival, baggage storage, robes/slippers, Wi-Fi.

Rydges Queenstown

Rydges Lakeland Resort is located on the shores of Lake Wakatipu with views across the water to the most majestic scenery in Queenwstown. It is a short five minute walk to the heart of Queenstown's shops and restaurnats . All rooms come with en suite bathrooms, fridge and tea/coffee making facilities. Onsite restaurant, bar, swimming pool and free WiFi.

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. Parking is $45.00NZD per night and payable on arrival (cars only – height restriction applies).

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