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

Arrowtown School Fair

Nov 08, 2014 - Nov 08, 2014
Arrowtown School Grounds, 9 Chalmers Place Arrowtown
The Arrowtown School Fair is fun for the whole family!

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Conservation Week

Nov 01, 2014 - Nov 09, 2014
New Zealand, Queenstown Queenstown
Conservation Week is run by the Department of Conservation each year to raise awareness of the benefits of conservation and encourage people to get involved.

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Highlands 101

Nov 07, 2014 - Nov 09, 2014
Highlands Motorsport Park, Corner SH6 and Sandflat Road Cromwell
A weekend of full on high adrenaline action with big name drivers in high performance race cars all converging on New Zealand’s most sensational international standard race facility!

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Elizabeth Rees - Centre Stage

Oct 18, 2014 - Nov 12, 2014
Milford Galleries Queenstown, 9A Earl Street Queenstown
In Centre Stage, Elizabeth Rees has once more made the character the main point of focus, both visually and metaphorically. Re-visiting themes she first explored in the early 1990s, Rees looks at the dichotomy of our public and private worlds, and the masks we assume for each of them.

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All That Glitters

Nov 15, 2014 - Nov 15, 2014
The Spire Hotel, 3-5 Church Lane Queenstown
Join us for a glamorous cocktail evening at The Spire Hotel - your ticket to a night of decadence and excess. Featuring No5 signature Espresso and Rouge Gin Martinis and Champagne by Moet & Chandon.

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GJ Gardner Homes Trolley Derby

Nov 15, 2014 - Nov 15, 2014
Arrowtown, Arrowtown Arrowtown
This year is going to be bigger than ever. The intention is to finish on the gravel in Butlers Green with a party style finish area including marquees, kids entertainment and podium. This means changes to the course are planned.

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Queenstown International Marathon

Nov 22, 2014 - Nov 22, 2014
Milbrook Resort Arrowtown, Milbrook Resort Arrowtown
A new international running festival incorporating 42km, 21km, 10km and 3km kids run options. Set between the backdrop of the world renowned Crown and Remarkable mountain ranges.

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Arrowtown Long Lunch

Dec 05, 2014 - Dec 05, 2014
Buckingham Street, Buckingham Street Arrowtown
The Arrowtown Long Lunch is back on the 5th December 2014 with an afternoon of delicious food and lively entertainment.

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