Queenstown: Our Top 5 Tourist Attractions

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

Located on the banks of Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown is New Zealand’s foremost lake and alpine resort. With a variety of adventurous activities, a bustling city centre and exciting nightlife, Queenstown is a popular destination. We recommend these top 5 activities, all easily accessible by rental car.

AJ Hackett Bungy – Kawarau Bridge Bungy

The first and most famous bungy, Kawarau Bridge Bungy is positioned 43m above the Kawarau River. Just a short drive from Queenstown, the AJ Hackett Bungy is a must for all adventurous holiday-goers.

Cruising Milford Sound

Experience Milford Sound aboard a luxury boutique cruise ship, enjoying informative commentary, wildlife and nature along the way. Limited spaces available ensure a relaxed and unhurried cruise experience.

Appellation Central Wine Tours

Discover Central Otago’s premier vineyards during a daily tour from Appellation Central Wine Tours. Taste a selection of regional wines and experience the stunning Central Otago region during a relaxed tour. Bookings required.

Kawarau Jet Queenstown

Kawarau Jets leave every hour at the Main Town Pier in central Queenstown. The 43km, hour-long adventure ride takes you across Lake Wakatipu, through Kawarau River and reaches its peak speed along the Shotover River.

Alpine Aqualand

Experience Queenstown’s newest aquatic facility featuring a leisure pool, 2 hydro slides, lazy river, adult spa pool, toddlers’ area and a 25m lap-swimming pool. Admission charges apply.

View more Queenstown attractions and activities.

New Zealand Rent A Car has a variety of reliable Queenstown rental cars to get you around, wherever your visit to Queenstown takes you.

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