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Queenstown is the Adventure Capital of the World, and is also known as the Jewel in the South Island’s crown. Queenstown has so much to do, from the exhilarating and adventurous to the more sedate and relaxing. You can see and do it all easily with a rental car from our Queenstown car rental branch located in central Queenstown.
If you’re not sure what to do when visiting, then check out our guide to the best things to do in Queenstown, as well as great Queenstown adventure activities and winter activities. Also, our detailed Queenstown Itinerary.
With extra long summer nights and even longer après ski winter nights, every season provides a reason of its own to visit Queenstown. Take a closer look at some of Queenstown’s top activities and attractions, all accessible by rental car:
Renowned for its isolated yet picturesque countryside and extreme temperatures, Central Otago is a world away from Queenstown and offers the perfect opportunity to slow down.
Heading off the beaten track through some of New Zealand’s most remote backcountry presents the perfect opportunity to truly experience the real un-touched beauty of New Zealand.
The Sunrise Balloons rise to altitudes as high as 6000ft giving people the opportunity to witness the best panoramic views of Queenstown and it’s surroundings.
Enjoy a bike ride, walk or cycle through the Greater Queenstown along the shores of three iconic rivers and two lakes with a selection of tracks of available depending on your difficulty level.
Aiming to deliver an eco-adventure that combines a personal guided zip line journey offering sustainable education in a receptive and engaging environment creating lasting memories.
Known as the Adventure Capital of New Zealand, the Queenstown township bustles during winter and summer alike. With a range of activities and attractions on offer (such as skiing, bungy jumping, and mountain biking) Queenstown has it all.
One of the most popular activities in Queenstown is fly fishing, with a series of braided rivers nearby providing the perfect destination to reel in a big catch. Explore the Queenstown area and enjoy some of the finest fly fishing in New Zealand.
Get a taste for the majesty and beauty of Queenstown and the surrounding area by taking an aerial sightseeing tour. Whether you enjoy a scenic plane flight or action-packed helicopter trip, taking to the skies is one of the best ways to see Queenstown.
The Remarkables are an impressive mountain range just outside of Queenstown. Home to some of the best skiing and snowboarding in New Zealand, a visit to The Remarkables is a must-do when coming to Queenstown during the winter months.
One of the most popular visitor attractions in Queenstown is snow sports, such as skiing and snowboarding. With a number of world-class ski fields just a short drive away, you’ll want to make heading up the mountain a high priority on your winter itinerary.
Step back in time and experience Queenstown and its environs just as early pioneers would have, by taking a guided horse trek tour. With a number of operators all providing horse trekking tours with their own unique spin, you’ll be spoilt for choice.
Get out and enjoy amazing scenery, fresh air, and some challenging exercise by mountain biking in Queenstown. There are a number of excellent trails and multi-day bikes on offer, as well as places to rent and buy your own bikes and other gear.
Queenstown and Central Otago were built on the back of a great goldrush in the 19th Century. The heritage of the gold rush era lives on, with a number of attractions and sites of interest (including historic Arrowtown) remaining to be explored.
Explore Queenstown’s world class wineries, enjoy the beautiful scenery along the way and find that perfect combination of good wine, good food and good company.
Just an hours drive from Queenstown don’t miss exploring the beautiful little township of Wanaka. Discover its spectacular scenery and fall in love with this unique little resort town and its people.
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