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 National Frontrunner Series

08/10/2014
Oct 25, 2014 - Oct 25, 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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Steve Barry Quartet (AUS/NZ)

08/10/2014
Oct 25, 2014 - Oct 25, 2014
Queenstown Memorial Centre, 1 Memorial St Queenstown
This Quartet will bring a dynamic live set that will one of the highlights of the festival!

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Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald with Jennine Bailey

08/10/2014
Oct 25, 2014 - Oct 25, 2014
Queenstown Memorial Centre, 1 Memorial St Queenstown
A wonderful tribute to one of the great singing legends of our time. During the course of her 59-year career American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald won 13 Grammy Awards and sold more than 40 million albums.

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Red Bull Defiance

08/10/2014
Oct 24, 2014 - Oct 25, 2014
Wanaka, Wanaka Wanaka
On October 24 and October 25 this year, 150 handpicked teams of two from around the globe will get the chance to race across six high country stations that traverse some of the most varied terrain ever opened to a multi-sport event.

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Save Kiwi Week

08/10/2014
Oct 20, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014
New Zealand, New Zealand Queenstown
Save Kiwi Week is about raising awareness and funds to help keep kiwi alive.

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Jazz Brunch - Coleman & Cornish @ No5 Church Lane Restaurant & Bar

15/10/2014
Oct 26, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014
No5 Church Lane, 5 Church Lane Queenstown
Trevor Coleman (piano, trumpet) and Nick Cornish (saxes, oboe, flute) share a passion for navigating the interconnections between classical and jazz idioms.

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The Great American Songbook With Jennine Bailey

08/10/2014
Oct 26, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014
Peak Function Centre Wanaka, 37 McDougall St Wanaka
Jennine Bailey is a Christchurch jazz singer who has gained a formidable reputation around the country for her individual interpretations of jazz and contemporary music.

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Queenstown JazzFest

08/10/2014
Oct 24, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014
Queenstown, Queenstown Queenstown
Held every Spring over Labour Weekend, the Queenstown JazzFest welcomes some of the finest jazz artists in a celebration of live music throughout Queenstown and the surrounding district.

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