Queenstown is located in the southwest corner of the South Island and is accessible from all areas of New Zealand. Whether you're planning to arrive by plane or campervan, it is just a short drive from the airport to downtown Queenstown. If you are hiring a campervan, you will be spoilt for choice with the breathtaking scenery and driving routes; Queenstown is renowned for having one of the top eight most scenic drives in the world.
Witness incredible views as you journey from Lakeside road to Glenorchy, or from Otago, Southland, the West Coast and Canterbury. The Lord of the Ring country is also at your doorstep, as well as breathtaking views of Lake Wakatipu, national parks and snow-capped mountains.
Once you have arrived in Queenstown, there is plenty to do and see. Known as the 'adventure captial', you can spend yours days bungy jumping, jet boating on the Shotover River, surfing, skydiving or flying from the famous canyon swinging. Otherwise, if you’re searching for a relaxing vacation, try out one of Queenstown's beautiful scenic biking, hiking or walking trails, experience the luge, or enjoy the heritage and cultural sights, as well as dine on local delicacies at some of New Zealand’s most infamous cafes and restaurants.
Not only does Queenstown have plenty of activities, but it is also home to some of the most beautiful accommodation spots. There is a holiday park, campground or campsite to suit everyone; park your campervan close to town or further inland. Each facility is well equipped with laundry and kitchen facilities, most include Wi-Fi and there is always plenty of entertainment for the young campers.
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Queenstown Top 10 Holiday Park
The Queenstown Top 10 Holiday Park is just a short drive from the centre of Queenstown. With a picturesque setting, and within walking distance of several of Queenstown's most infamous activities including the Shotover Jet and Canyon Swing, there is no better place to be. Park up your campervan hire and settle in with a warm cup of cocoa as you enjoy the mountain views and relaxed ambience at this incredible campground.
Queenstown Holiday Park and Motels
Situated in a quiet corner of town, the Queenstown Holiday Park and Motel is the perfect place to park up, rest up and enjoy the perfectly landscaped grounds. Not only suitable for all budget types, but the holiday park is also known for its sustainability. In 2018, they were awarded the EarthCheck's accolade of Master Certification, for the world-class green initiatives. A perfect retreat amongst the bustle of New Zealand's adventure capital.
Things to do in Wanaka
Renting a campervan in New Zealand offers many chances for exciting experiences. Explore the best of New Zealand in your own time and experience it like a local. And, if you are an adventurer, a stop at Lake Wanaka will not disappoint you on your journey. Enjoy experiences on the land, water and in the air. But before you go, read our tips on what to do in Lake Wanaka.
Often hailed as one of the most beautiful resort towns on earth, Queenstown, New Zealand has been a tourist hot spot for years. There’s a good reason for this too, as both its natural beauty and rich cultural heritage make it the place to be for sightseers and soul-searchers alike. After you land and rent a campervan, you’re ready to go, so here are some of the best things to see in Queenstown once you’re there.
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: