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About Queenstown

Queenstown: New Zealand's premier destination

  • Four distinct seasons with hot summers and snowy wintersqueenstown property


  • Winters spent on our world-class ski slopes, Coronet Peak and The Remarkables


  • Summers characterised by exciting mountain biking, excellent hiking trails and paddle-boarding and swimming in the lake


  • New Zealand's home of adventure with bungy jumping, sky-diving, jet boating, paragliding


  • Named the best destination in New Zealand in the 2017 Trip Advisor Awards

Key facts

  • 1.9 million visitors every year
  • Year-round visitors and a strong tourism base make for sustainable and exciting property investment and ownership
  • The largest range of adventure activities in the southern hemisphere
  • A resident population of around 23,000, swelling to 45,000+ in peak visitor periods
  • Population growth runs at approximately 30% per census review (every 5 years)
  • Queenstown Airport is only 10 minutes to central Queenstown
  • Queenstown is becoming a popular destination for television productions and film. After the success of Peter Jacksons' Lord of the Rings Trilogy, filming of The Hobbit took place in Glenorchy in December 2011.
  • Queenstown is host to numerous events throughout the year from concerts, festivals, food and wine, sporting events, conferences, markets and family fun events to activities.


For more information visit: www.queenstownnz.co.nz