Queenstown, New Zealand

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Everything you need to know to plan a fantastic trip to Queenstown, New Zealand.

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Know Before You Go

15 Things You Need to Know Before Visiting New Zealand

Are you headed to New Zealand? It is one of the most beautiful countries in the world! Read these tips to make the most of your trip to New Zealand.

Where to Stay

Sofitel Queenstown

Experience true luxury while staying at this hotel close to the action.

Crowne Plaza Queenstown

Stay in a central location with views of beautiful Lake Wakatipu.

QT Queenstown Hotel

Mountain and lake views steps away from the best restaurants.

What to Pack

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Packing Tips

• Temperatures are cool even in the summer
• Attire in New Zealand tends to be on the casual side
• Click on "Packing Tips" below for a detailed packing list

What to Eat

5 Amazing Things You Need to Eat in Queenstown

There’s so much food to love and eat in Queenstown, New Zealand! Here are the best things you need to eat in Queenstown, New Zealand.

What to Do

8 Can’t-Miss Things to Do in Queenstown, New Zealand

There are so many fun, unforgettable experiences in Queenstown, New Zealand. These are the best things to do in Queenstown, New Zealand!

7 Reasons You Need to Visit the Skyline in Queenstown

Want a bird’s eye view of Queenstown, New Zealand? Head to the Skyline! Read here for all the cool things to do at the Skyline in Queenstown.

Milford Sound: 5 Tips to Plan the Ultimate Trip to Milford Sound, NZ

Milford Sound is a beautiful fjord on New Zealand’s South Island. Read this for tips on planning the ultimate day trip to Milford Sound.

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Ultimate Queenstown New Zealand Guide