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Trip List by aj07

A beautiful Week at Queenstown

2 Jul 2008  Recently visited almost all the landmarks in New Zealand
4.5 of 5 stars based on 5 votes

The most beautiful city on earth lies in the country of New Zealand and it goes by the name Queenstown. This city is filled with amazing activities to do all winter long ( Around July through August)

  • 1. Queenstown
    Queenstown, Otago Region

    Welcome to Queenstown! the most beautiful place on earth. you can just sit back and relax for a few hours at the hotel once you have arrived.

  • 2. Peppers Beacon
    Peppers Beacon, Queenstown, Otago Region
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    Avg price: $264

    The pepers beacon is situated close to the main center of queenstown and in close proximity to the lake its well worth it!

  • 3. Lake Wakatipu
    Lake Wakatipu, South Island, New Zealand

    Take a walk outside at lake wakatipu, it is quite close to where u stay, the cold and beautiful winter breeze just really is beautiful.

  • 4. Skyline Gondola
    Skyline Queenstown - Gondola & Luge, Queenstown, Otago Region

    Its your first day of exploration so take your first day up to the gondola for a beautiful view of queenstown at sunset. Its a nice place for photography as well.

  • 5. Skyline Restaurant & Gondola
    Skyline Restaurant Queenstown, Queenstown, Otago Region

    Once you take in the nice fresh air you can still enjoy the beautiful scenic view till dinner time, queenstown is still beautiful at night aswell!
    I enjoyed the buffet there, it was quite fun, livley and entertaining. make sure you book in advance

  • 6. Skippers Canyon
    Skippers Canyon Jet, Queenstown, Otago Region

    DAY 2
    your next day begins here at 9am! visit the skippers canyon for a beautiful epic view of where everything began for Queens town. This is almost a 5 hour of the day so youll be back to queenstown for lunch

  • 7. Coronation Bathhouse Restaurant
    The Bathhouse Tapas Bar and Restaurant, Queenstown, Otago Region

    This cozy place once was a bathouse, i quite enjoyed my time there and their selection of food was really good! plus the waiters were really nice

  • 8. Arrowtown
    Arrowtown, Otago Region

    not far from the city of Queenstown is a 30 minute drive to arrows town!
    once the food is all digested i suggest to go to the place at around 5 to explore. its a beautiful little town with little shops and the arrow river to visit.

  • 9. The Postmaster's House Restaurant

    If your still at arrowtown by seven i suggest you visit the postmasters house! its a really nice place with very nice people who work there.
    you second day ends here

  • 10. Dart Stables
    Dart Stables, Queenstown, Otago Region

    DAY 3
    start your day early at 10am where youll be at the dart stables to take a beautiful horse ride that in a city nearby known as glenorchy! u must must take the lord of the rings tour. one of the best scenic horse rides you will ever see in your entire life.

  • 11. Onsen Hot Pools
    Onsen Hot Pools, Queenstown, Otago Region

    By 12 pm your already back and if you havent been working out like I have your body would be sore! so the best thing is to take a nice dip in onsen hot pool, relax and look at the beautiful view infront of you.

  • 12. The Spire Dining Room
    The Spire Dining Room, Queenstown, Otago Region

    have a late lunch at the spire room, their pasta was pretty good if im not mistaken. I was quite thrilled with the food there, not as good as the bathhouse but still enjoyed it very much

  • 13. Kiwi Birdlife Park
    Kiwi Birdlife Park, Queenstown, Otago Region

    if you still want to add one more thing in the end of the third day heres a great choice!! this beautiful bird life park is out of this world and well worth the money!!
    day ends here

  • 14. Vudu Cafe
    Vudu Cafe, Queenstown, Otago Region

    DAY 4
    start your day at the best place that serves breakfast, its amazing prices would baffle you! and its well worth it.

  • 15. Greenstone Track
    Greenstone Track, Queenstown, Otago Region

    There are many trails you can take around queenstown, however this one is a good one to choose depending on how much of a walker you are!

  • 16. Shotover Jet
    Shotover Jet, Queenstown, Otago Region

    by 1pm head over at one of my favorite attractions!! the shotover jet is one of the best jet rides! make sure u wear something on your face becuase the water splashing on ur face kills! i had to learn it the hard way

  • 17. AJ Hackett Bungy
    AJ Hackett Bungy New Zealand, Queenstown, Otago Region

    if your a bit of a thrillseeker make sure u try out for the bunjy jump. its well worth it and if you still dont want to you can always go and watch the people who do so!

  • 18. The Bunker
    The Bunker, Queenstown, Otago Region

    end your day at the bunker, its got good pizza if your in the mood for it!!

  • 19. Coronet Peak
    Coronet Peak, Queenstown, Otago Region

    DAY 5
    Early rise, its the day you have been waiting for! visit the coronet peak and be sure to take your skis with you! even if you a first timer like i was there are many instructors there to help you out!
    a beautiful backdrop of queenstown on the way up to coroneat peak!
    it will take you almost the whole day!!

  • 20. Ferg Burgers
    Fergburger, Queenstown, Otago Region

    end your day by having the best burgers in town!
    the place is always crowded and for good reason.

  • 21. Fiordland
    Fiordland National Park, Southland Region

    DAY 6, 7 and 8
    welcome to fiordland, ranked here as one of the best destinations in the world by tripadvisor and it will be beyond your expectations! this is the place where you first stop at before heading to both milford sound and doubtful sound.

  • 22. Fiordland Lodge
    Fiordland Lodge, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park
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    Avg price: $829

    I wasnt expecting much when we went to the lodge, but when we sat in our rooms i couldnt believe my eyes. we opned or doors to a beautiful scenic view of lake manapouri. it was almost magical and the place was empty! we and another family were the only ones there. The people who work there are extrmley helpful and nice not to mention their cute dog!

    Its almost a 5 hour drive from Queenstown to Te Anau so take a break for the day and enjoy your stay at the hotel

  • 23. Milford Sound
    Milford Sound, Southland Region

    DAY 7
    it was particulary my favorite one! milford sound is a beautiful place to visit. it starts out with an hour drive down to milford sound before you take your boat trip its well worth to visit the national park. keep your camera at full charge you dont want to miss the tallest waterfall do you.
    This is almost a whole day tour.

  • 24. Doubtful Sound
    Doubtful Sound, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park

    DAY 8
    its one hell of a day, you wake up early becuase its time to take a long trip down to doubtfult sound that requires a ride down to the boat and later a bus ride and lastly the main boat ride. It was amazing when it went over to the tazmanian see and you see all the beautiful seals and penguins

  • 25. Queenstown
    Queenstown, Otago Region

    DAY 8
    your on your way back to queenstown, this is your last day there so do your last minute shoppings and get prepared to go back home. Take in all the views becuase you truly will feel sad to leave this beautiful heaven on earth.