Discover what’s on in Queenstown

Activities in Queenstown, New Zealand include something for everyone, in every season.
Most Queenstown activities can be experienced all year round in Queenstown, and the region has a fantastic ski and snowboard season from June to early October.

World-renowned for its adventure, Queenstown is home to a huge choice of adrenaline based activities. There are plenty of things to do in Queenstown if you enjoy the great outdoors, superb food and wine, and a more relaxed pace.

Families have lots to choose from on land, lake or in the air, and if you love golf, biking, walking, sailing and fishing you will love Queenstown.

Explore Queenstown by bike

We have all-terrain mountain bikes for hire from our reception. Helmets and water bottles are included. The scenic Frankton Track is immediately below Garden Court and hugs the lake all the way to Frankton - a lovely scenic ride of approximately six kilometers and suitable for all ages.

Book a Queenstown Activity

We can help with ideas, information and even book your activities for you and charge them to your room.

Upcoming Events in Queenstown

The Frontrunner - Central Otago Trail Running Series, Race 1

04/11/2014
Nov 30, 2014 - Nov 30, 2014
Bannockburn Sluicing’s, Bannockburn Domain, Bannockburn Domain Bannockburn
Central Otago has many outstanding trails which lend themselves to great running experiences for runners of all ages and abilities.

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Bitcoin South

12/11/2014
Nov 29, 2014 - Nov 30, 2014
Millennium Hotel, 32 Frankton Rd Queenstown
Bitcoin South is New Zealand’s first Cryptocurrency Conference. Our aim is to bring international Bitcoin related companies, VC’s and speakers to New Zealand to showcase a 360 view of Bitcoin to Kiwis.

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Arrowtown Long Lunch

08/10/2014
Dec 05, 2014 - Dec 05, 2014
Buckingham Street, Buckingham Street Arrowtown
The Arrowtown Long Lunch is back on the 5th December 2014 with an afternoon of delicious food and lively entertainment.

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Christmas Cracker

08/10/2014
Dec 06, 2014 - Dec 06, 2014
Queenstown Recreation Ground, Memorial St Queenstown
Over 150 local performers including special appearances by RED, The Golightlies, Shay and Pearly, Freefall, The Combined Primary School Choir, Danceworks, Queesntown School of Dance, the Remarkable Men's Ballet and of course - Santa Claus.

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Mike Petre - Field Study

11/11/2014
Nov 15, 2014 - Dec 10, 2014
Milford Galleries, 9A Earl Street Queenstown
Mike Petre’s paintings of cattle have achieved iconic status in NZ art.

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Luke Jacomb - Parison Pacific

11/11/2014
Nov 15, 2014 - Dec 10, 2014
Milford Galleries Queenstown, 9A Earl Street Queenstown
In Parison Pacific there are two groups of inter-related blown-glass canoe paddles with cold-worked carved shafts.

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Eichardt’s Whisky Club

20/11/2014
Dec 11, 2014 - Dec 11, 2014
Eichardt’s Parlour, Marine Parade Queenstown
Eichardt's Whisky Club will be a monthly event held in the luxurious surroundings of Eichardt’s Parlour. Each Whisky Club tasting session will be hosted by Scottish Sommelier, Neil Taylor (of Carrick Wines and previously Eichardt’s in-house Sommelier).

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The Jewellery Box - Queenstown Art Centre Exhibition

07/11/2014
Nov 21, 2014 - Dec 11, 2014
Cloakroom Gallery, Queenstown Arts Centre, Corner of Ballarat Street and Stanley Street Queenstown
Showcasing the creativity and craftsmanship of our local jewellers.

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