Queenstown Travel Guides - Category: Day trips

Finding Dorothy Browns: Arrowtown’s boutique cinema

There’s only one thing better than a movie at Dorothy Browns, and that’s a drink at the Blue Door beforehand. But the real challenge is knowing where to find these elusive venues.

Should I visit Milford Sound or Doubtful Sound?

It’s no surprise that Milford Sound is top of the to-do list for most visitors to the South Island. But what about its often-ignored cousin Doubtful Sound?

Where to find golf in Queenstown

There aren’t too many places on the planet that offer the opportunity to go 18 holes with a backdrop that will take your breath away. Here is our guide to golf in Queenstown.

Queenstown in Spring: Our Favourite Springtime Activities

After the cold days of winter, spring brings us warm weather, long days and new life bursting from all the trees. We just love Spring in Queenstown

Why Arrowtown is a ‘Queenstown Must-Do’

When we say that Arrowtown is a ‘must-do’ on your Queenstown sightseeing list, we’re not kidding - a charming, quaint and lovingly preserved historic gold town nestled alongside the Arrow River

Why Queenstown is New Zealand’s most dynamic town

Travel the length of New Zealand and we guarantee you won’t find anywhere else like Queenstown.

Roadtrip from Queenstown: Kawarau Gorge

Looking for a change of scenery? Just down the road from Queenstown is Kawarau Gorge. Despite being less than 30 minutes from central Queenstown, the landscape of the gorge is in striking contrast to the vast lake and mountain views of the Wakatipu Basin.

Scenery Worthy Of The Big Screen: Movies Made In Queenstown

Unless you were living under a rock in the early 2000s, you probably heard of a movie franchise called The Lord of The Rings. Movies made in Queenstown.

Queenstown Road Trip: Glenorchy

Grab your camera, it’s time to take a road trip to Glenorchy. Some locations are as much about the journey as they are about the destination. And that couldn’t be truer for the journey to the small lakeside settlement of Glenorchy. Located 45 minutes west of Queenstown, Glenorchy sits quietly on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, a stone’s throw from the mouth of the Dart River.

The Historic Lady Of The Lake: Queenstown’s TSS Earnslaw

A visit to Queenstown isn’t all about bungy jumping and ski fields. Why not go for a day cruise on the TSS Earnslaw?

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