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

Benny Lackner Trio

08/10/2014
Oct 24, 2014 - Oct 24, 2014
Peak Function Centre Wanaka, 37 McDougall St Wanaka
This is the second time the Benny Lackner Trio has played in New Zealand and the first time to Wanaka and Queenstown.

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Mike Nock Trio

08/10/2014
Oct 24, 2014 - Oct 24, 2014
Queenstown Memorial Centre, 1 Memorial St Queenstown
The Mike Nock Trio have been recieving rave reviews about their live concerts and albums and Nock is especially looking forward to playing in Queenstown.

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Edwina Thorne

08/10/2014
Oct 24, 2014 - Oct 24, 2014
Novotel Queenstown Lakeside, Earl St Queenstown
The Edwina Thorne Quartet combines Edwina Thorne on trumpet, the sultry vocals of Dunedin diva Karin Reid, with the sophisticated arrangements of Wellington tenor saxophonist Josh Simon and Nathan Berg on bass for this festival gig.

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Kara Gordon Band

08/10/2014
Oct 24, 2014 - Oct 24, 2014
MoreFM Jazz Village, Village Green, Village Green Queenstown
Kara Gordon one New Zealand's best Blues/Rock guitarists.

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Mark Wilson & Dale Gold Cd Launch

08/10/2014
Oct 24, 2014 - Oct 24, 2014
Millennium Hotel Queenstown, 32 Frankton Rd Queenstown
Queenstown pianist extraordinaire Mark Wilson and American double bassist Dale Gold, first met a few years ago, and had the chance to play through some much-loved jazz standards.

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Adrian Laird Quintet

08/10/2014
Oct 24, 2014 - Oct 24, 2014
Queenstown Memorial Centre, 1 Memorial Drive Queenstown
The Charles Mingus Tribute Quintet is an exciting musical ensemble specially curated for the Queenstown Jazz Festival and support act for Mike Nock.

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Dylan Elise

08/10/2014
Oct 24, 2014 - Oct 24, 2014
SKYCITY Queenstown Casino, 16-24 Beach Street Queenstown
Watching just one video clip of Dylan Elise (Google “Dylan Elise Drum Solo”) you may want to quit the instrument all together. That’s because Elise is good. Like, comically good.

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Trevor Coleman

08/10/2014
Oct 24, 2014 - Oct 24, 2014
Skycity Queenstown Casino, 16-24 Beach Street Queenstown
The Trevor Coleman Funk collective bring a night of homage to Motown, featuring classics from the repertoires of Stevie Wonder, Sam and Dave, Marvin Gaye and others, interspersed with standards from the fusion jazz repertoire.

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