A resort town located in the Otago region of New Zealand's South Island, Queenstown is complemented with the coves of Wakatipu Lake and the enormous mountain range of The Remarkables. Over a period of time, this town has earned the epithet ‘Global Adventure Capital’ owing to the thrilling activities that adventure enthusiasts enjoy in this part of the world. You can also come across beautiful vineyards, golf courses, and a lively arts scene while touring Queenstown.
When to visit Queenstown
Summer from December to February can be an ideal season to visit Queenstown. During this period, the days are long, sunny and extremely pleasant to enjoy the outdoor activities. In this season, the sun rises as early as 6:00 am, while it sets as late as 9:30 pm. You can get cheap flights to Queenstown if you book your tickets well in advance.
Reaching Queenstown from London
This resort town of New Zealand is served by Queenstown Airport, located in Frankton suburb. You can reach Queenstown from London using the flights operated by Air New Zealand, Emirates, Singapore Airlines, and Qantas Airways. Once you reach Queenstown Airport, you can get to your desired location using any of the transport modes, such as taxis, buses, and car rentals.
Hotels in Queenstown
You can have a luxurious stay at Ramada Hotel and Suites, which offers some modern amenities like a 24-hour fitness centre and free Wi-Fi in public areas. Another excellent choice in hotels is the eco-friendly Copthorne Hotel and Resort, a lakefront hotel that has 240 rooms provided with modern facilities like Wi-Fi and television with satellite channels.
Tourist attractions in Queenstown
Queenstown Gardens, located on the shore of Lake Wakatipu, is worth visiting for its vast collection of native and international plant species. If you enjoy skiing, Coronet Peak would be an ideal place to visit, especially during the ski season from June to September. The savings made by booking low-cost flights to Queenstown on Lowest2 can be utilised to explore all the interesting places in this town.
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