Queenstown is a popular adventure spot in Otago, in the southwest of New Zealand’s South Island. Built around the Queenstown Bay inlet on Lake Wakatipu, this popular urban city is best known for its outdoor and adventure-based attractions and activities. Queenstown was first discovered and settled by the Maori. Nathaniel Chalmers, guided by Reko, chief of the Tuturau, was the first European to enter the area. Immigrant settlers followed in the 1860s. William Gilbert Rees and Nicholas von Tunzelmann were the first European explorers to establish a country farm in the location of the current town center in 1860. Queenstown was named in honor of Queen Victoria in 1850, while the Maori name for the city is Tahuna, which means “shallow bay.” Every season in Queenstown has unique experiences, and winter is no exception. There are adventures galore waiting for the avid thrill-seeker. No matter what your preferred winter activity, Queenstown has everything for the active adventurer as well as the casual explorer. Hire a campervan with Mighway, and let the journey unfold!
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Situated an easy five minute walk from central Queenstown, the Skyline Gondola carries visitors high above Queenstown to the Skyline complex. The best views in the region are found here, spread out in a spectacular 220-degree panorama, with breath taking views of Coronet Peak, The Remarkables mountain range and across Lake Wakatipu to Cecil and Walter Peaks.
But there’s more to enjoy than just the views!
Get your fix of fun with Skyline Luge, a worldwide favourite and a must do activity while in Queenstown. Jump in your specialised Luge cart and enjoy a thrilling, gravity fuelled downhill ride. Take in the stunning views as you twist and turn down the mountain then share your stories and grab a drink or bite to eat in the Market Kitchen café.
Explore the world of Maori with the authentic and powerful live Kiwi Haka Maori performance, experiencing the fearsome haka and stunning poi display. Then treat yourself to delicious cuisine in our Stratosfare Bar & Restaurant, serving iconic New Zealand fare infused with international influences and using the freshest locally sourced produce.
For those looking for an adrenaline rush, there are over 30kms and 30 world class downhill trails to get your heart racing. Ranging from beginner, green trails right through to advanced double black, the Queenstown Bike Park has something to offer every Mountain Biker.
The fun doesn't stop when the sun goes down, come discover the hidden world of the Southern night sky with the expert astronomy guide on the nightly stargazing tours.
Ask any local where to eat in Queenstown and the answer will always be Fergburger. A landmark and tourist attraction in itself, this gourmet hamburger restaurant always has a line right through the store and down the street, despite not being a chain. Open 21 hours a day, this is the holy grail of both drunken hunger-busting and curing the morning-after hangover.
With fillings like high country lamb, wild Fiordland deer, ribeye steak and falafel patties, Fergburger is sure to make your mouth water and your tastebuds sing. And with the Mrs Ferg Gelateria just around the corner, you can satisfy all your cravings in one go.
Tempt yourself with a sumptuous buffet lunch or dinner Skyline’s Stratosfare Restaurant and Bar at the top of the Gondola. The menu is inspired by iconic New Zealand cuisine and infused with international influences. Stratosfare offers something for everyone, fresh seafood, great vegetarian options and saving the best till last, delectable desserts.
As you dine, the panoramic view from our windows will captivate you day or night. It's the ideal place for that special night out and the best place in Queenstown to watch the sun go down. If you want to bag the best seat in the house book our Premium Dining option to guarantee you a window seat and a free house drink when you arrive. There are so many options when it comes to Queenstown restaurants - but none are quite like this!
Delivering an eco-adventure that combines a personal guided zipline journey offering sustainable education in a receptive and engaging environment creating lasting memories.
Ziptrek Ecotours is NZs #1 original zipline tour and is a spectacular and fun eco-adventure through the forest canopy high above Queenstown, situated on Skyline Gondola hill. Harness up and feel the wind in your face as you zip down breath-taking ziplines which traverse down the mountain tree to tree. With three courses to choose from it is suitable for everyone and operates all year round in all weather conditions.
Whilst on tour you will be accompanied by two knowledgeable guides who take care of everything technical, so you can sit back, relax and enjoy the ride. Informative interpretation boards allow the guides to support a story of place that brings meaning to the world around them. We show what happens in nature (Natural Step Framework), what Ziptrek does to be more environmentally aware and how we can all do our bit within our conditions.
It is truly special to be high up amongst the treetops, taking in Queenstown and the surrounding lake and mountains from a very unique angle whilst learning a little and having lots of fun along the way.
Queenstown's "original" holiday park has been located in the area since 1862. The Park is managed and operated by long term local residents who have a passion for Queenstown and showcasing the area to its visitors.
The Park has been specially designed to meet the needs of those visitors to the area who seek excellent value accommodation, conferencing and campervan / camping facilities.
We are also Queenstown's most "child friendly" Holiday Park having the cheapest rates for children (2-14 years). The Park has a playground on site with swings, slide and trampoline and a children's play corner in the dining area.
The Park offers a wide range of accommodations including; self contained units, one bedroom studio units and open plan studios.Our extensive camping area offers sites suitable for campervans, caravans, tenting, and are supported by modern, well serviced facilities.
WE STILL OPEN!!!! A park for camper vans, motor homes and any type of vehicle. The layout of the park ensures most stands enjoy their own spaces with terraced, landscaped stands on either side of the river. The park is conveniently located 5 minutes walk from a major supermarket and only 15 minutes walk from the centre.Visit Q Box Motorhome Park
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