Queenstown is one of the main objectives of New Zealand visitors and if you come to this area you will understand why. The city is situated on the shores of crystal clear Lake Wakatipu in the range dramatically. Beauty that can make your heart beat waiting in Queenstown. Mountain resort on Lake Wakatipu began life as a gold mining town in the 1860′s era. But now in Queenstown is a place that attracted the attention of nature lovers to perform activities of kayaking, bungee jumping, hiking, and skiing. For a milder adventure, you can go sailing calmly through Milford Sound, part of the Fjordland National Park which is a world heritage.
Or, sample wine Pinot Noir, one of 75 area wineries in this place. Head of the Queenstown and Central Otago drama of the landscape unfolds around you. If you are a Lord of the Rings fan you’ll recognize a lot of Middle-earth locations here. Twenty minutes from Queenstown, Arrowtown gold mining history is alive and vibrant. Visit the Lake County Museum or go gold panning. Forty minutes from Queenstown on the northern tip of Lake Wakatipu is Glenorchy rural and Paradise Valley. From here it’s a short trip to Mt Aspiring National Park and the beginning of several layers of New Zealand. Lake and mountain landscape makes it suitable for all kinds of adventures. There is skiing in the winter, activities such as bungy jumping, canyon swinging, jet boating, horse trekking and rafting throughout the year. If hardcore adventure is not your thing, there are many options available mellow. Experience one of the many roads and hiking trails, tour or pamper yourself with spa treatments, boutique shopping and excellent food and wine.
Shotover Jet is one of the first activities of Queenstown adventure and is one experience that has helped to put New Zealand on the global tourism map. Combining the classic discovery of the New Zealand Jet Boat with kiwi culture adventure, Shotover Jet has become part of the structure of what is essentially ‘New Zealand’. People from all over New Zealand and from around the world to visit Queenstown for two main reasons, scenery and adventure; Shotover Jet combines both in a unique and memorable and enjoyable for many visitors to their peak and New Zealand Queenstown holiday activities.