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

Lake Hayes TRI (Easter)

05/11/2014
Apr 03, 2015 - Apr 03, 2015
Lake Hayes Showground, Lake Hayes Showground Queenstown
New Zealand’s original triathlon. The Lake Hayes Triathlon is New Zealand’s oldest surviving triathlon, first held in 1983. This event is situated in and around the beautiful and iconic Lake Hayes near Queenstown.

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Merrell TOUR de WAKATIPU

26/11/2014
Apr 04, 2015 - Apr 04, 2015
Arrowtown - Lake Hayes - Shotover River - Kawarau River, 1 shotover st Queenstown
Now in its seventh year, the event attracts elite and sports riders from all of the South Island and beyond, but also your everyday peddler and whole families with whiz kids as young as 11 years old.

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The Frontrunner - Central Otago Trail Running Series, Race 6

05/11/2014
Apr 18, 2015 - Apr 18, 2015
Albertown Tavern, Wanaka, 20 Alison Ave Wanaka
Central Otago has many outstanding trails which lend themselves to great running experiences for runners of all ages and abilities.

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Remarkables Market

30/10/2014
Nov 01, 2014 - Apr 18, 2015
Remarkables Park Red Barn, follow the signs from the Remarkables Park Town Centre, Remarkables Park Queenstown
Open every Saturday the Remarkables Market focuses on improving the availability, variety and quality of food and craft in Queenstown.

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Festival of Colour - Knee Deep

30/03/2015
Apr 21, 2015 - Apr 21, 2015
Central Lakes Trust Crystal Palace, Ardmore Street Wanaka
It’s circus from the heart, astonishing skills and exquisite beauty!

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Festival of Colour - Central

30/03/2015
Apr 21, 2015 - Apr 21, 2015
Queenstown Memorial Hall, 1 Memorial Street Queenstown
World Premiere of Dave Armstrong’s new play.

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Festival of Colour - LIPS

30/03/2015
Apr 23, 2015 - Apr 23, 2015
Central Lakes Trust Crystal Palace, Ardmore Street Wanaka
LIPS is not just a giant pair of lips on legs. She is a masterful songwriter (a Silver Scroll winner)

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Festival of Colour - Behind the Curtain and Inside the Notes

30/03/2015
Apr 23, 2015 - Apr 23, 2015
Central Lakes Trust Crystal Palace, Ardmore Street Wanaka
Join composer Claire Cowan and NZTrio as they take you behind the curtain and inside the notes of Claire’s brand new work.

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