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

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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Festival of Colour - Eb & Sparrow

30/03/2015
Apr 24, 2015 - Apr 24, 2015
Central Lakes Trust Crystal Palace, Ardmore Street Wanaka
Their songs are dark and bright, dreamy and direct, country and Spanish, 1850s and 1950s, all the while lamenting and laughing.

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Festival of Colour - Arma Del Amor

30/03/2015
Apr 25, 2015 - Apr 25, 2015
Central Lakes Trust Crystal Palace, Ardmore Street Wanaka
Martine Harding and Danny Fairley connected over their love of electronic music, and the ambient side of ‘soul-step’ electronica.

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Festival of Colour - Café

30/03/2015
Apr 26, 2015 - Apr 26, 2015
Federal Diner, 47 Helwick St Wanaka
Site-specific Theatre NZ Written by Rachel Callinan and Paul McLaughlin John’s café is usually fairly busy, but in the last few months it has seen a massive spike in its popularity.

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Festival of Colour - Mel Parsons

30/03/2015
Apr 26, 2015 - Apr 26, 2015
Central Lakes Trust Crystal Palace, Ardmore Street Wanaka
From a tiny settlement on the West Coast, modern folk singer songwriter Mel Parsons has spent the past 10 years on the road all over the world.

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Festival of Colour - Walking and Wilderness

30/03/2015
Apr 26, 2015 - Apr 26, 2015
Central Lakes Trust Crystal Palace, Ardmore Street Wanaka
Documentary-maker and photographer Craig Potton, botanist Sir Alan Mark and writer and radio producer Alison Ballance share a love of walking in the wilderness.

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Bubbles and Bluffs Masterclass

31/03/2015
Apr 27, 2015 - Apr 27, 2015
Wild Ginger, 48A Shotover St Queenstown
For the April wine and food Masterclass, Gibbston Valley is hosting a Bubbles and Bluffs tasting that will tantalise your tastebuds with pairings of regional sparkling wines and seafood.

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