Spend your Summer in Queenstown

 


 

 

Harcourts Top 3 Summer Activites...

 

1. Lake View Walks in Queenstown

Queenstown's breathtaking landscapes can be viewed from an array of angles and locations nestled around the Lakes District. Each shoreside curve has been carved by millennia of glacial movement which is on display by the lakeside trails. Here's some to check out. 

Bobs Cove Track 


 

Nature Walk: 20 minutes one way, walking 
Location: Bobs Cove  
Start/Finish: Bobs Cove car par on Queenstown Glenorchy Road
Difficulty: Easy

 

Lake Alta Track 

Nature Walk: 1 hour 30 minutes return 
Location: Queenstown  
Start/Finish: Remarkables Ski Area base, via the Remarkables Ski Area access road
Difficulty: Advanced 

 

Moke Lake Track 

Nature Walk: 2-3 hours return 
Location: Moke Lake 
Start/Finish: Moke Lake Reserve - off Queenstown Glenorchy Road
Difficulty: Intermediate 

 

2. KJet Bay Thriller

Get your adrenaline pumping with KJet's Bay Thriller! This amazing attraction includes travelling at speeds of 80 km/h and jumping 5 meters out of Lake Wakatipu in the worlds first semi-submersible shark, followed by gliding 200 meters above Queenstown with Queenstown Paraflights. Finish off this action packed activity by going full throttle down the Shotover and Kawaru Rivers at speeds of 95 km/h on a twin engine jet boat. 

Price: $299 - $389 NZD
Months of Operation: Open all-year round
Duration: 2 hours 

 

3. Queenstown Wineries

The wineries in Queenstown and Gibbston Valley are world renowned for producing the BEST Pinot Noir. At 45º south, Central Otago is the highest and southernmost wine growing region in the world, with unqiue landscapes, climate and temperatures making for the combined unique flavours of Central Otago Pinot Noir. With 200 vineyards within a 40 minute drive of Queenstown, you'll be spoiled for choice at which winery to visit first! Enjoy wine tours, cellar door tasting, restaurants, or just sipping away on your favourite vintage in the sunshine. 


 

Enjoy Queenstown this Summer and create memories that will last a lifetime!