View along Queenstown-Glenorchy Road

Introduction

The Queenstown area has some of New Zealand’s most spectacular scenery and natural features.

Highlights

The region has a rich history of both gold mining and settlement. Several walks follow goldfield trails that enable you to explore and enjoy the outstanding scenery at the same time.

The Queenstown area was a location for Ithilien camp and the Argonath on the Anduin River - see Lord of the Rings film locations.

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Seasonal restrictions

All year round fires and fireworks are strictly prohibited in the ‘red zone’ determined by the Queenstown Lakes District Council. For details about the ‘red zone’ see Queenstown Lakes District Council.

Find things to do and places to stay Queenstown area

Contacts

Whakatipu-wai-Māori / Queenstown Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 442 7935
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   queenstownvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   50 Stanley Street
Queenstown
9300
Postal Address:   PO Box 811
Queenstown 9348
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