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

The Feelers

May 29, 2015 - May 29, 2015
Loco Cantina, 47 Shotover St Queenstown
New Zealand’s hardest working band are hitting the road and heading south to add some heat to the beginning of the great South's winter.

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Skyline Queenstown Whisky Tasting Masterclass

May 29, 2015 - May 29, 2015
Skyline Queenstown, Brecon Street Queenstown
Fancy something neat? Skyline Queenstown is hosting a Whisky Tasting Masterclass on Friday 29th May. Whisky expert Bart Burgers is joining us from Auckland to teach us all about the art of appreciating fine whisky!

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Where History Meets Nature – Quilt Challenge Exhibition

May 18, 2015 - May 31, 2015
Lakes District Museum, 49 Buckingham Street Queenstown
At the age of 71 Laura Randall discovered quilting. She created 222 quilts in thirteen years. On display at the Lakes District Museum in Arrowtown are ten...

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Sam Hunt and David Kilgour and the Heavy 8s

Jun 06, 2015 - Jun 06, 2015
Sherwood, 554 Frankton Road Queenstown
Pre-eminent NZ poet, Sam Hunt will be joined by David Kilgour and the Heavy 8s on Saturday, June 6th to release The 9th - an album...

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Michael Hill International Violin Competition

Jun 05, 2015 - Jun 08, 2015
Memorial Centre, 1 Memorial Drive Queenstown
From over 150 applications, 20 of the world’s finest young violinists, comprising 18 semi-finalists and two Development Prize winners, will gather in Queenstown and Auckland this June for the 2015 Michael Hill International Violin Competition.

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American Express Opening Party And Fireworks

Jun 19, 2015 - Jun 19, 2015
Earnslaw Park, Queenstown Queenstown, NZ
Nothing says "Winter Starts Here" like the moment that the fireworks go off over Lake Wakatipu.

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Mountain Bikes On Snow

Jun 20, 2015 - Jun 20, 2015
Coronet Peak, Coronet Peak Queenstown
The fiercely competitive Mountain Bikes on Snow event is back, with men, women and juniors wheeling their way down a fun-filled course at Coronet Peak.

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American Express Festival Street Parade

Jun 20, 2015 - Jun 20, 2015
Where Streets of Queenstown, Queenstown Queenstown, NZ
Locals and visitors alike agree that Queenstown is a very special place, so this year’s parade is all about protecting our unique natural environment.

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