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Queenstown Activities and Attractions

While staying at Wakitipu View Apartments you can enjoy Queenstown's world renowned adventure activities.

Our Queenstown apartments are within close vicinity of the town centre, for easy access to the lakefront, shopping, dining, walking tracks and sightseeing.

You will be spoilt for choice with a great range of attractions; there really is something for everyone. Most activities run all year round including bungy jumping, jet boating, rafting and skydiving just to name a few. Also popular all year round is the Skyline Gondola & Luge. Take in the spectacular view over Queenstown, Lake Wakatipu and the surrounding mountains. While you're at the top you can enjoy a delicious buffet lunch or dinner at the Skyline Restaurant. If you're after a bit of culture, watch a live Kiwi Haka show. After the sun sets, get a closer look at the galaxy and beyond with the Skyline Stargazing tour. Milford Sound is NZ's most popular tourist destination. Take a daytrip from Queenstown on a coach tour with Mitre Peak Cruises. Otherwise, take a scenic flight with The Helicopter Line or Milford Sound Scenic Flights and revel in the stunning views over snow-capped mountain tops, alpine lakes and over the famous Fiords.

During the summer months, hikers and cyclists can enjoy the local cycle trail or journey through a number of tracks through native NZ forest. The Skyline Gondola offers access to the Queenstown Bike Park.

During the winter months, skiers and snowboarders can take to the slopes at four ski resorts; Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, Cardrona and Treble Cone.

Queenstown is host to many local festivals and events throughout the year, from the infamous Queenstown Winter Festival to the Arrowtown Autumn Festival, Queenstown Bike Festival and much more. Whether you are interested in food and wine, music, arts or the outdoors there is bound to be an event in Queenstown for you!

Skyline Queenstown

Skyline Queenstown

Popular all year round is the Skyline Gondola & Luge where you can take in the spectacular views over Queenstown, Lake Wakatipu and the surrounding mountains. Enjoy a delicious buffet lunch or dinner at the Skyline Restaurant. For the more adventurous, there is luging and The Ledge Bungy. After the sun sets, get a closer look at the stars with the Skyline Stargazing tour.

Shotover Jet

Shotover Jet

Shotover Jet operates on an exclusive area of the Shotover River and is the only company permitted to operate within its spectacular canyons, carved out over the ages by a vast volume of fast flowing water. The very grandeur of this spectacular environment, less than 10 minutes drive from Queenstown, adds to the excitement and exclusivity of the Shotover Jet experience.

Mitre Peak Cruises

Mitre Peak Cruises

Mitre Peak Cruises provide small, scenic cruises of spectacular Milford Sound – considered one of the most beautiful places in the world. Offering regular two-hour trips through the fiord and out into the Tasman Sea, guests can truly appreciate the grandeur of the towering peaks and tumbling waterfalls found in this natural wonderland.

Around the Mountains Cycle Trail

Around the Mountains Cycle Trail

The Around the Mountains Trail allows cyclists to explore and discover some of New Zealand's most secluded and rustic settings at a relaxed pace without sacrificing the comforts of home. Along the way you will be welcomed by charming locals, served mouth-watering meals and told stories about the beautiful places they call home – all part of experiencing real, heartland New Zealand.