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.

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

Upcoming Events in Queenstown

Freestyle Ski World Cup Slopestyle: Finals

Aug 29, 2015 - Aug 29, 2015
Cardrona, Cardrona Valley Road Queenstown
Medals and mind-games at stake as the world’s best freeskiers lay down their best runs and score points on each other. Will results at the first World Cup of 2015-16 set a pattern for the rest of the season?

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Tararua Dairy Co Slopestyle 2

Aug 29, 2015 - Aug 29, 2015
Remarkables Ski Area, Queenstown Queenstown, New Zealand
Part two in the two part series, skiers and riders compete for cash and prizes in the Tararua Dairy Co.

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Treble Cone Masters Ski Race

Aug 29, 2015 - Aug 29, 2015
Treble Cone, Treble Cone Ski Area Wanaka
Test your legs on a 2 run, masters handicap format of the Main Street GS course. Then kick your boots off and join us for lunch and wine tasting thanks to Amisfield Winery.

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Snowboard & Freestyle Skiing Continental Cup Big Airs: Finals

Aug 30, 2015 - Aug 30, 2015
Cardrona, Cardrona Valley Road Queenstown
Snowboarders and freeskiers share the park and go super big in the final breathtaking comps of the Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2015.

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Snowboard World Cup Halfpipe: Finals

Aug 30, 2015 - Aug 30, 2015
Cardrona, Cardrona Valley Road Queenstown
The MC cranks up the tunes, the tension rises and the world’s best riders drop into the sheer walls of Cardrona’s 22ft Olympic halfpipe.

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Audi quattro Winter Games NZ closing ceremony

Aug 30, 2015 - Aug 30, 2015
Cardrona, Cardrona Valley Road Queenstown
Stay up at Cardrona after a day packed full of elite sporting action to enjoy the official closing ceremony of the fourth biennial Audi quattro Winter Games NZ.

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Aroha String Quartet

Sep 01, 2015 - Sep 01, 2015
St Peter's Parish Centre, 2 Church Street Queenstown
Join the Aroha Quartet this winter in Queenstown to warm your soul and celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Douglas Lilburn, New Zealand's best known composer, with his evocative String Quartet in E minor.

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ANZ (Australia New Zealand Cup)

Aug 31, 2015 - Sep 01, 2015
Coronet Peak, Coronet Peak Access Road Queenstown
FIS (International Ski Federation) & ANC (Australia New Zealand Cup) events are the highest levels of alpine competition in New Zealand, Coronet Peak plays host to the Slalom and Giant Slalom events.

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