Queenstown is a truly international resort, situated on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, surrounded by rugged mountain peaks and majestic lakes. It boasts excellent shops and boutiques selling a great range of souvenirs, jewellery, art and clothing. Nightlife is varied with stylish wine bars, live jazz, top DJ's, and plenty of bars serving locally brewed beer or après ski in front of a roaring log fire. Known as New Zealand's adventure capital, Queenstown has something for everyone. For the adrenaline junkies there is bungy jumping, jet boating, white water rafting, skydiving, paragliding and much, much more. For those who are after a more relaxing getaway, the area also offers a multitude of walks, lake cruises, scenic flights, wineries and fashionable cafes and restaurants. SKIING In winter the town draws skiers and snowboarders from all over the world to its popular ski areas Coronet Peak and The Remarkables, both within half an hour of Queenstown, further afield, Cardrona, Snow Park and Snow Farm are all within 45 minutes drive. Buses and transfers can be arranged to all ski resorts in the area. golfing Queenstown offers a wide range of quality golf courses. Whether you are in the mood for a backcountry course or a country club setting, Queenstown has you covered! Each course offers a beautiful backdrop and varying levels of difficulty. See the list below to find the course that suits your fancy. Wine Tours The Central Otago region has become very well know for their wines. Take the time to explore the wineries close to town while on your Queenstown vacation. Many of the wineries offer wine tastings along with lunch and afternoon snack menus. Enjoy! Biking Whether you are after a leisurely bike ride or an adrenaline filled rush, Queenstown has you covered! The Queenstown Trail is part of the New Zealand Cycle Trail’s Greatest Rides. It is open all day, every day and is free to ride. Plan your adventure now.