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What to do for 5 day itinerary in Queenstown, going tomorrow

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What to do for 5 day itinerary in Queenstown, going tomorrow

Hello All,

Desperately need some help as I don't know too much about Queenstown at all.

I have booked a spontaneous trip for my wife and I to arrive in Queenstown tomorrow (25th March). I have organized for us to stay at the Novotel lake side for 5 nights.

We enjoy a variance of things anywhere from great romantic dinners all the way through to bungee jumping (only for me most likely)

Could someone please help me with a few recommendations on what the key things I should do in Queenstown as it is my first time in New Zealand.

Thank you in advance for your help

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1. Re: What to do for 5 day itinerary in Queenstown, going tomorrow

Hi,

Have a look on this link -

tripadvisor.com.au/Attractions-g255122-Activ…

the Novotel is located in a wonderful position with stunning views of the lake. There are some lovely romantic restaurants in Queenstown which you will enjoy.

tripadvisor.com.au/Restaurants-g255122-Queen…

we enjoyed Wai

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2. Re: What to do for 5 day itinerary in Queenstown, going tomorrow

Thanks Ellemay.

Any suggestions on anything which I should be doing outside of queenstown, I hear that Milford sound is something which should be done, based upon what I have read in other posts.

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3. Re: What to do for 5 day itinerary in Queenstown, going tomorrow

Best recommendation is to visit the iSite as soon as you are settled in. We don't know whether you are into jet boats, kayaking, wine tours, LOTR etc. Too many choices in QTN, esp if you have a car.

Arrowtown,

Glenorchy,

Even Wanaka are other ideas.

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4. Re: What to do for 5 day itinerary in Queenstown, going tomorrow

Rizzky, let me know your thoughts on the Novotel, I arrive there in around a week. We're booked on the Shotover Jetboat ride which I've heard good reviews. We were going to do Milford but to far away to travel by road & as a family too expensive to fly.

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5. Re: What to do for 5 day itinerary in Queenstown, going tomorrow

Mitgold - the Novotel is excellent... the location is simply terrific, and if you can get lake facing or the mountain facing rooms, then you have great views too... its 2 min away from the Q'town mall and the lake itself.

Shotover jet is great!

Enjoy

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6. Re: What to do for 5 day itinerary in Queenstown, going tomorrow

The Novetel also has a great isite in the hotel foyer. All the information you need for Queenstown is contained in the information centre inside the hotel.

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7. Re: What to do for 5 day itinerary in Queenstown, going tomorrow

Great little town and the hotel is in a great location. Some things to do, places to eat etc. you can walk over the entire town

Cow Restaurant-snug little place. A pub type that serves pizza

Skyview Restaurant--excellent view and Buffett

A tour of The Lord Of the Rings sites

A cruise on the steam boat and dinner

A trip to Milford sound--will take a large part of day

Shot over rapids

Arrow town near by

Bungi jumping if you are crazy

Just hang around the lake

I love that town--one of the most beautiful places I have seen

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