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
Mar 03, 2015 - Mar 03, 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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Dual Perspectives

14/02/2015
Feb 20, 2015 - Mar 05, 2015
Front Room Gallery, 10 Memorial Street Queenstown
Local photographers, Pete Whittaker & James Perry set out on a two week adventure to capture the incredible landscapes of the Southern Lakes and Fiordland National Park.

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Motatapu Speight’s 47km High Country Mountain Bike

11/11/2014
Mar 07, 2015 - Mar 07, 2015
Glendhu Bay, Glendhu Bay, Lake Wanaka Wanaka
Set in the most stunning location this truly is New Zealand’s most spectacular MTB race through southern high country.

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Motatapu Icebreaker Off Road Marathon (Run & Walk)

11/11/2014
Mar 07, 2015 - Mar 07, 2015
Motatapu Station near Glendhu Bay, Motatapu Station Wanaka
Once you've run off road there is no going back!

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Motatapu Arrowtown.com 15km Miners Trail (Run &Walk)

11/11/2014
Mar 07, 2015 - Mar 07, 2015
Wilcox Green, Arrowtown, Nairn Street Arrowtown
A spectacular 15km loop through the Glencoe Station with incredible backcountry views and a magnificent view of the Wakatipu Basin and Remarkables.

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XTERRA Motatapu UDC Finance Triathlon (Individuals & Teams)

11/11/2014
Mar 07, 2015 - Mar 07, 2015
Glendhu Bay, Lake Wanaka, Mt Aspiring Road Wanaka
Set in the most stunning location this a demanding course that tests the limits of competitors, while taking in the most breathtaking scenery.

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Motatapu Torpedo 7 51km Adventure Run (Team & Solo)

11/11/2014
Mar 07, 2015 - Mar 07, 2015
Glendhu Bay, near Wanaka, Glendhu Bay Wanaka
Set in the most stunning location across physically challenging back country terrain. This event is demanding and brutal with a total ascent of 2790 metres, traversing four peaks.

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Wakatipu Disc Golf Tournaments

14/02/2015
Mar 08, 2015 - Mar 10, 2015
Queenstown Gardens, Queenstown Gardens Queenstown
Three days of disc (frisbee) golf tournaments, on three different courses, to celebrate 20 years of The Helicopter Line Queenstown Classic Disc Golf Tournament.

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