Destination: Queenstown

Destination: Queenstown
Kimberly

Written by Kimberly

Queenstown: a city filled with adventure, beautiful landscapes and exquisite taste. In Queenstown, you can visit beautiful shores, partake in extreme sports or explore vineyards. This is the perfect destination to visit in your motorhome rental in NZ.

For everyone else who may want to know the wonders of Queenstown, you can look forward to these activities:

1. Gondola

Take a gondola to the Skyline complex where you can see a 220-degree view of the mountains and the many beautiful landscapes of Queenstown.

2. Queenstown Trail

Travel the Queenstown trail by cycling or hiking to immerse yourself in the spectacular lakeside and backcountry trails. These trails also take you past Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables.

3. Arrowtown

While you’re on the Queenstown trail, stop into Arrowtown to see what it was like in the gold rush era. While you’re there, you can visit the Lakes District Museum that includes a golf course and 4-wheeler tours.

Arrowtown, New Zealand

4. Wineries

Otago houses over 80 wineries and you can visit them when you explore the Valley of the Vines. Here, you can meet the winemakers who make the award-winning Pinot Noir and travel in a wine cave.

5. Glaciers

Want to stand on a real glacier? You can do just that by taking a helicopter flight where you can see all the beautiful landscapes and land on one of nature’s most fascinating creations.

6. Glenorchy

In Glenorchy, you can visit some locations from Lord of the Rings’ filming like Isengard, the Misty Mountains, Amon Hen, Ithilien and Lothlorien Forest.

Glenorchy, New Zealand

7. Kawarau Bridge Bungy Center

If you’re looking for a thrill, the adventure capital hosts the famous Kawarau Bridge Bungy Center where you can ride a jet boat in the Shotover River’s rapids after taking the extreme jump. Other extreme sports you may enjoy are skiing, parasailing, zip lining, skydiving and canyon swinging. Some calmer sporting activities include fishing and riding in a hot air balloon.

8. TSS Earnslaw

Visit the TSS Earnslaw, the only steamship below the equator that can carry passengers and is powered by coal. This ship is over 100 years old and was even briefly in an Indiana Jones film.

There is so much to see and explore in Queenstown, so you’ll never have a dull moment. There is no better way to let your journey unfold, and Mighway is dedicated to ensuring you have a “Great Today and Better Tomorrow.”

To see what all Mighway can offer as you plan your trip to Queenstown, visit them today.