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

Vertigo Bikes Summer Series

20/11/2014
Jan 27, 2015 - Jan 27, 2015
Queenstown Bike Park, Queenstown Bike Park Queenstown
Vertigo Bikes Summer Series, A fun, local MTB series held one evening every month, hosted by Vertigo Bikes and Searle Lane.

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The Frontrunner - Central Otago Trail Running Series, Race 3

04/11/2014
Jan 31, 2015 - Jan 31, 2015
Wairau Snow Farm, Cardrona, Wairau Snow Farm, Cardrona Cardrona
Central Otago has many outstanding trails which lend themselves to great running experiences for runners of all ages and abilities.

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Central Otago Pinot Noir Celebration

08/10/2014
Jan 29, 2015 - Jan 31, 2015
, Queenstown and surrounding areas Queenstown
Queenstown will play host to wine lovers and connoisseurs from around the world as local winemakers gather to celebrate the region’s acclaimed Pinot Noir wine during the Central Otago Pinot Noir Celebration.

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Gibbston Valley Winery Summer Concert Tour 2015

08/10/2014
Jan 31, 2015 - Jan 31, 2015
Gibbston Valley Winery - concert venue, 1820 Gibbston Valley Road Queenstown
Three iconic classic rock artists perform in the Summer Concert Tour - HEART, FOREIGNER & THREE DOG NIGHT to play in Queenstown on January 31st 2015, as part of a 3-date NZ tour!

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Hilux New Zealand Rural Games

10/12/2014
Feb 07, 2015 - Feb 08, 2015
Queenstown Recreation Ground, Memorial St Queenstown.com
The Hilux New Zealand Rural Games is a brand new family event bringing together a host of traditional sports and live entertainment to celebrate the country’s rural heritage.

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World War I & The Wakatipu

08/11/2014
Nov 08, 2014 - Feb 15, 2015
Lakes District Museum, 49 Buckingham Street Arrowtown
A comprehensive and interactive exhibition to demonstrate the effects of WWI on the Wakatipu region using primary resources such as photographs, telegrams, oral histories, and newspapers.

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Vertigo Bikes Summer Series

20/11/2014
Feb 17, 2015 - Feb 17, 2015
Queenstown Bike Park, Queenstown Bike Park Queenstown
Vertigo Bikes Summer Series, A fun, local MTB series held one evening every month, hosted by Vertigo Bikes and Searle Lane.

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Glenorchy Local Wild Food Challenge

23/12/2014
Feb 21, 2015 - Feb 21, 2015
GY Cafe, Mull St Glenorchy
Home Cooks, Restaurants, Fishermen, Caterers, Hunter-Gatherers, Chefs, Kids. LWFCs are so easy to be a part of, as a competitor simply include AT LEAST one wild ingredient in an entry of your choice.

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