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

Whisky Dinner at No5 Church Lane

17/11/2014
Nov 28, 2014 - Nov 28, 2014
No5 Church Lane, 3-5 Church Lane Queenstown
Hosted by Whisky specialist Callum and our in-house Scot Lauren Fraser, this will be a fantastic night and open your eyes to the world of Whisky matching.

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Peta Mathias Live - A Woman's Recipe for Life

02/11/2014
Nov 28, 2014 - Nov 28, 2014
Hilton Queenstown, 79 Peninsula Road Queenstown
Peta Mathias Live - A Woman's Recipe for Life A Comedy Show from one of New Zealand’s best loved personalities

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Winemaker Dinners at Eichardt's

12/11/2014
Nov 28, 2014 - Nov 28, 2014
Eichardt’s Private Hotel, Marine Parade Queenstown
Our October Winemaker Dinner hosted by Domenic Mondillo of Mondillo Vineyards was another sold out event (with all seats selling out in just two days) and what a fantastic night had by all! Domenic & our Executive Chef, Will Eaglesfield created a truly memorable evening of very special wine matched

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The Frontrunner - Central Otago Trail Running Series, Race 1

04/11/2014
Nov 30, 2014 - Nov 30, 2014
Bannockburn Sluicing’s, Bannockburn Domain, Bannockburn Domain Bannockburn
Central Otago has many outstanding trails which lend themselves to great running experiences for runners of all ages and abilities.

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Bitcoin South

12/11/2014
Nov 29, 2014 - Nov 30, 2014
Millennium Hotel, 32 Frankton Rd Queenstown
Bitcoin South is New Zealand’s first Cryptocurrency Conference. Our aim is to bring international Bitcoin related companies, VC’s and speakers to New Zealand to showcase a 360 view of Bitcoin to Kiwis.

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Arrowtown Long Lunch

08/10/2014
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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Christmas Cracker

08/10/2014
Dec 06, 2014 - Dec 06, 2014
Queenstown Recreation Ground, Memorial St Queenstown
Over 150 local performers including special appearances by RED, The Golightlies, Shay and Pearly, Freefall, The Combined Primary School Choir, Danceworks, Queesntown School of Dance, the Remarkable Men's Ballet and of course - Santa Claus.

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Mike Petre - Field Study

11/11/2014
Nov 15, 2014 - Dec 10, 2014
Milford Galleries, 9A Earl Street Queenstown
Mike Petre’s paintings of cattle have achieved iconic status in NZ art.

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