TOP 5 Things To Do While Working In Queenstown
Whether you are an Adrenaline junkie, a Hiking enthusiast, Skiing pro or just looking for some family fun and relaxation Queenstown has the perfect range of activities and attractions to make your holiday unforgettable.
Known as the adventure capital of the world Queenstown has an actioned packed day in store for you whether it’s bungy Jumping, jet Boating, white water rafting, sky diving or hitting the famous mountain slpoes for some epic Skiing and Snowboarding. Choose one or do them all!!
Now if you need a break from all the adrenaline there are many activities which offer a slower pace like boat cruises across the lake, a relaxing day at a spa or hot pools, guided tours, scenic walks, and endless biking trails.
Queenstown provides adventures to suit your holiday at any time of the year!
#1 Bungy Jumping
For the ultimate thrill thousands of visitors flock to Queenstown for its well know bungy jumping. The first bungy jumping centre opened commercially in 1988 and has been gaining popularity ever since. You can make this jump at several locations- Kawarau bridge, the Nevis Bungy and The Ledge overlooking Queenstown.
#2 Skiing and snowboarding
If you’re planning to visit Queenstown during the winter season then don’t miss the best views and snow that New Zealand has to offer. With the ski fields so close by there is no excuse for professionals and learners alike not to hit the slopes and have the experience of a lifetime.
#3 Jet Boat Ride
Jet boating is the perfect way to see the rugged beauty of Queenstown’s rivers and stunning mountains. Speed through Canyons and Native bush and prepare to be splashed while doing 360 spins! Rides are available on the Kawarau, Shotover and Dart rivers
#4 Walking and hiking
While visiting in the warmer months there are many walks to choose from lasting from short half day walks to hikes that last several days. Certain to get you fit these walks traverse lush countryside with waterfalls and beautiful native bush. Some of the top tracks are Ben Lomond, the Routeburn and Queenstown Hill
Located just outside of Queenstown; Arrowtown is a small historic mining town with much to see and do. It has many interesting shops and cafes and or you can take a walk to the ancient Chinese settlement from the gold mining days in the 1800s. Situated nearby is the famous Millbrook resort which has a 27-hole world class golf course in picturesque surroundings.