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

NZ Secondary Schools Cross Country Ski Championships & Expo Weekend

13/09/2014
Sep 20, 2014 - Sep 22, 2014
Snow Farm, Snow Farm Cardrona RD 2 Cardrona
For the first time Snow Farm will also be hosting a demonstration weekend to showcase the winter skiing programmes we have on offer for all schools. Visit for the weekend or just a day to see this stimulating environment and to learn what is on offer for education outside the cla

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Eichardt's Monthly Winemaker Dinner

11/09/2014
Sep 25, 2014 - Sep 25, 2014
Eichardt’s Parlour, Marine Parade Queenstown
Following on from our very successful August Winemaker Dinner which was hosted by Prophet’s Rock Wines, we are pleased to now be taking reservations for our next Winemaker Dinner hosted by Trinity Hill (Hawkes Bay, New Zealand) Winemaker, Warren Gibson

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Pink in the Rink

17/09/2014
Sep 27, 2014 - Sep 27, 2014
Queenstown Ice Arena, 29 Park Street Queenstown
Come on down to the Queenstown Ice Arena located in the Queenstown Gardens and support the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation.

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The National Frontrunner Series, Queenstown

19/09/2014
Sep 27, 2014 - Sep 27, 2014
Jack's Point Golf Course, Jacks Point Queenstown
This Annual Event Series; now in its ‘sixth’ successive year, attracts on average 350 - 500 runners and walkers to each events from throughout the Wakatipu and further afield from the start of winter to the beginning of summer.

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First Tracks at Coronet Peak

08/09/2014
Jul 07, 2014 - Sep 30, 2014
Coronet Peak, Coronet Peak Ski Area Queenstown
First Tracks is an absolute “must do” while in Queenstown.

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Short Film Showcase - Queenstown Film Society

09/09/2014
Sep 30, 2014 - Oct 01, 2014
Dorothy Browns Cinema, Buckingham Street Arrowntown
The annual QFS short film night is moving venues. This year’s presentation of locally produced films, developed in association with The Source, will be at The Front Room Gallery in Queenstown.

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Snow Sports NZ Junior Ski and Snowboard Nationals

09/09/2014
Sep 29, 2014 - Oct 03, 2014
Cardrona Alpine Resort, Cardrona Valley Road Queenstown
Cardrona will once again host the Snow Sports NZ Junior Ski and Snowboard National Championships which is scheduled for 29th September to 3rd October.

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Wine Club Gala Dinner & Masquerade Ball

08/09/2014
Oct 04, 2014 - Oct 04, 2014
Gibbston Valley Winery, 1820 State Highway 6 Queenstown
An extravagant evening of fine wines and dining decadence awaits you on October 4th, 2014 at our Annual Wine Club Gala Dinner. This year we're hosting a Black-tie Masquerade Ball to honour the release of our new Methode Traditionelle Sparkling Wine.

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