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Queenstown is a resort town in Otago in the south-west of New Zealand’s South Island with an urban population of 14,300. The town is built in the Queenstown Bay on Lake Wakatipu, a long thin Z-shaped lake formed by glacial processes, and surrounded by the nearby mountains. Queenstown is known for its commerce-oriented tourism, especially adventure and ski tourism.
What to do:
In Queenstown you can choose from more of 220 adventure tourism activities, that includes; skiing and snowboarding, jet boating, whitewater rafting, bungy jumping, mountain biking, skateboarding, tramping, paragliding, skydiving and fly fishing are all popular.
Not to be missed is Queenstown Skyline that will carry you at 450 meters above Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu to the top of Bob’s Peak, where you’ll enjoy the best views in the region. For more information click on the following link.
When to go:
Queenstown can be visited all year round and is characterized by the alternation of the 4 seasons. Every season has its particular beauty. Clearly, some activities can only be done in certain seasons.