Queenstown Holidays

New Zealand
An extremely popular destination for adventure seekers and scenery lovers, Queenstown is on the shores of Lake Wakatipu within spitting distance of the aptly named The Remarkables mountain range. Having played a role in movies from the Lord of the Rings to the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Queenstown …

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How to get to Queenstown

Here's what you need to know about getting to Queenstown. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Queenstown takes 1 day, 4 hours.

When to go to Queenstown

Typical Holiday Price

£2022 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Queenstown varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit

October

Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - October is the cheapest month to go to Queenstown.

Where to stay in Queenstown

Whatever your travelling style, we can help find you the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical apartments, these are our most popular places in Queenstown, according to other travellers.

Things to see and do in Queenstown

Terry Gardner | Trip by SkyscannerShotover Jet (Queenstown)
Shotover Jet (Queenstown)
Ori Zaltzman | Trip by SkyscannerAJ Hackett Bungy Kawarau Bungy Centre
AJ Hackett Bungy Kawarau Bungy Centre
Camy | Trip by SkyscannerSkyline Queenstown
Skyline Queenstown
Fleeting Times by YJ | FlickrLake Wakatipu
Lake Wakatipu
Sami Keinänen | FlickrAJ Hackett Bungy Queenstown
AJ Hackett Bungy Queenstown
Mel | Trip by SkyscannerNzone Skydive Queenstown
Nzone Skydive Queenstown
bowtie_barbie | FlickrShotover Canyon Swing
Shotover Canyon Swing
Laura Palmieri | Trip by SkyscannerMinus 5º ICE BAR
Minus 5º ICE BAR
Edith Kamenetsky | Trip by SkyscannerGibbston Valley Winery
Gibbston Valley Winery
alandot | FlickrCoronet Peak Ski Resort
Coronet Peak Ski Resort

Reviews of Queenstown

Juliana Hart
Juliana HartPhiladelphia
29/05/2018

Queenstown is an awesome destination for anyone who loves adventure, nature, and relaxation! There is so much to do & see, you will never be bored!

Kevin Picholo
Kevin PicholoFoster City
07/01/2018

Queenstown is very tranquil, peaceful picturesque town surrounded by lake and mountains all around. Best place for outdoor activities & excursions in this area so Queenstown is a great place to base your adventures from.

Thanh Ty
Thanh TySalt Lake City
06/04/2016

Queenstown is so pretty with its setting by a crystal blue Wakapitu lake. Strolling downtown, lake sides and gondola lift are a unforgettable memoriesz

Edith Kamenetsky
Edith KamenetskyReno
31/03/2016

This city has a friendly and energetic vibe. There are tons of activities for the adventurous. Those seeking a calmer day can find plenty to do as well. Queenstown is also full of great places to eat.

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