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

Christmas Lunch at Eichardt’s

10/12/2014
Dec 25, 2014 - Dec 25, 2014
Eichardt’s Private Hotel, Marine Parade Queenstown
Christmas is upon us again and we are delighted to unveil our lunch menu. Served in Eichardt’s iconic bar on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, it’s the quintessential New Zealand experience.

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Christmas Day with No5 Church Lane

10/12/2014
Dec 25, 2014 - Dec 25, 2014
No5 Church Lane, 3-5 Church Lane Queenstown
No5 Church Lane has everything you’re looking for this Christmas with a warm and inviting atmosphere, sumptuous set sharing menu and truly exceptional service. Tucked away on Church Lane, No5 offers a sophisticated and intimate setting for your Christmas lunch or dinner.

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The Frontrunner - Central Otago Trail Running Series, Race 2

04/11/2014
Dec 27, 2014 - Dec 27, 2014
Lake Hayes Showground, Lake Hayes Showground Queenstown
Central Otago has many outstanding trails which lend themselves to great running experiences for runners of all ages and abilities.

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Lake Hayes Triathlon

05/11/2014
Dec 27, 2014 - Dec 27, 2014
Lake Hayes Showground, Lake Hayes Showground Queenstown
New Zealand’s original triathlon. The Lake Hayes Triathlon is New Zealand’s oldest surviving triathlon, first held in 1983. This event is situated in and around the beautiful and iconic Lake Hayes near Queenstown.

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New Year’s Eve at No5 Church Lane

10/12/2014
Dec 31, 2014 - Jan 01, 2015
No5 Church Lane, 3-5 Church Lane Queenstown
No5 Church Lane is your local destination this New Year’s Eve. Signature No5 cocktails and unmistakable style and atmosphere, escape the masses and join us on Church Lane.

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New Year’s Eve Party at Eichardt’s Private Hotel

10/12/2014
Dec 31, 2014 - Jan 01, 2015
Eichardt’s Private Hotel, Marine Parade Queenstown
Join us for our annual New Year’s Eve exclusive cocktail party hosted in Eichardt’s Parlour, December 31 2014.

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Queenstown New Year's Eve Celebrations

08/10/2014
Dec 31, 2014 - Jan 01, 2015
Earnslaw Park, Earnslaw Park Queenstown
New Year's Eve for many is a highlight on Queenstown's event calendar.

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Christmas at the Queenstown Ice Arena

30/10/2014
Nov 15, 2014 - Jan 01, 2015
Queenstown Ice Arena, 29 Park Street Queenstown
Experience a white Christmas as the Arena gets ready to celebrate Christmas in style! Christmas trees, spectacular lights and a cosy atmosphere will make the Arena a spectacular refuge from hot summer days or rainy afternoons! From Mid-November to end of December

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