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

Eichardt's Whisky Club Tasting

22/04/2015
May 08, 2015 - May 08, 2015
Eichardt's Private Hotel, Marine Parade Queenstown
Scottish Sommelier, Neil Taylor (of Carrick Wines and previously Eichardt’s in-house Sommelier) will be hosting the tasting which will include five fantastic whisky’s.

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Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea at No5 Church Lane

20/04/2015
May 10, 2015 - May 10, 2015
No5 Church Lane, 3-5 Church Lane Queenstown
Mother’s Day is the time to spoil your mum and show her how much you love her by showering her with elaborate gifts and hand-made meals!

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Southern Stampede vs Dunedin Thunder (Pre-season)

15/04/2015
May 16, 2015 - May 16, 2015
Queenstown Ice Arena, 29 Park Street Queenstown
Watch the Fastest Game on earth and support Queenstown's Home Team the SOUTHERN STAMPEDE!

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Southern Stampede vs Dunedin Thunder (Pre-season)

15/04/2015
May 17, 2015 - May 17, 2015
Queenstown Ice Arena, 29 Park Street Queenstown
Watch the Fastest Game on earth and support Queenstown's Home Team the SOUTHERN STAMPEDE!

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Michael Hill International Violin Competition

22/04/2015
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

18/04/2015
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

18/04/2015
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

18/04/2015
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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