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Queenstown

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Queenstown is known as the Adventure Capital of New Zealand, with a dramatic Mountain ranges and beautiful , Lake Wakatipu. There are endless choices in the activities you can choose from and with Queenstown also being a Winter Destinaton for Skiing and winter sports it has a 10 Month Tourist Season.
 
 lear lakes and endless adventure activities. No wonder then that it is one of the most highly sought after tourist destinations in the world. Winter is the best time to see Queenstown, when the surrounding mountains are blanketed in snow and the ski fields are in full swing. However, the area is equally picturesque during the other seasons, especially autumn when the trees turn various shades of yellow, red and brown.
 
Queenstown is the kind of place where there is plenty to do - no matter what your interests. For those who like to watch the world go by, there are many cafes, restaurants and bars where you can relax, put your feet up and let others do all the hard work. Fans of snow can choose from skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling and the spectacular heli-skiing; water-lovers can try canyoning, jet boating, river surfing, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, rafting, hot pools, sailing and cruising. For those who like to see the world from above, there’s parapenting, para sailing, hot air ballooning, sky diving, abseiling, aerobatics, scenic flights, gliding, hang gliding and scenic flights. We can offer numerous guided tours which take in the wildlife, scenery, historic sites, cultural landmarks, gardens, wineries and the many other attractions the region has to offer. In fact, no matter how long you stay in Queenstown, you would be hard pressed to see everything. 
 
Queenstown is the Southern Hemisphere's premiere four-season alpine and lake resort. Nestled on the shores of Lake Wakatipu and overlooked by The Remarkables Range, Queenstown is the perfect destination all year round.
 
The town follows the shores of lovely Lake Wakatipu which is encircled by the perfectly named mountains, The Remarkables range
 
There are year-round action-packed thrills, such as jet boating, white water rafting and parapenting. Queenstown is also the world capital and home of bungy jumping. In winter, Queenstown turns into an alpine playground - skiers and snowboarders come from all over the world to join in the fun at the annual Winter Festival. Keen golfers shouldn't miss out on an opportunity to play some of the most scenic courses in the world, at award-winning Millbrook Resort, Kelvin Heights, Arrowtown and Frankton. The area has great rainbow trout, brown trout and salmon fishing. 
 
Wine tasting is fast becoming one of the more popular ways to see the greater Queenstown region. Join one of the wine tours to Gibbston Valley, Chard Farm or Peregrine Winery among a number of top class boutique wineries.  

Sub Regions

Glenorchy

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Glenorchy is a paradise for the Outdoor Enthusiast, Walkers, Photographers, Adventures and Holiday Makers, all who have found themselves captivated by this amazing beauty, wilderness and Southern Kiwi way of life. The Glenorchy Information Centre is located Mull Street, being the main street, as part of the historic Glenorchy Hotel located (45 km's from Queenstown) and is the last stop before the world famous Routeburn Track, The Rees, Dart, Caples and Greenstone Tracks within the Mt Aspiring and Fiordland National Parks as well and the Te- Waipunamu World Heritage Area. Also Glenorchy is the boarding point for Dart River trips

Cromwell

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Cromwell is located in the valley of the Upper Clutha, deep in the heart of the interior of Central Otago. The landscapes of bare brown hills, of tussock and briar, to the purple thyme and tors of schist of broad basins and fertile valleys, to the beauty of Lake Dunstan's pristine waters and of gorges carved by two great rivers. Ita a landscape first trodden by the Maori hunters and traders, which opened up to European settlement by the sheepmen, exploited and transformed by the gold seekers and later by the dam builders, Now home to the merino and deer farmer, to orchards and vineyards, to artists and artisans and to those, tempted by the landscape and history, climate and location and the myriad of pursuits offered on land and water, to visit this 'timeless land'.