Views over New Zealand’s South Island city, Queenstown

Queenstown Vacations: Adventure & Nature

Framed by the Remarkables range and nestled beside Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown’s spirit is defined by the wild spaces that surround it. There’s bungee jumping, skydiving, hang gliding, paragliding, and zip lining. Ski Coronet Peak or the Remarkables. Slow down the pace at the Onsen Hot Pools. Hike Bob’s Peak, or take Skyline Queenstown to the summit for breathtaking views. Whether you’re looking to get the adrenaline pumping or want some restorative time surrounded by natural beauty, your Liberty Travel vacation consultant can craft you a Queenstown vacation package that’s just your pace.

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Queenstown at a Glance

Currency: New Zealand Dollar ($)

Tipping Customs: While tipping is not customary in New Zealand, it is acceptable to leave a 10% tip at restaurants for exceptional service; however, tipping hotel staff and tour guides is customary

Language: English

Popular Drink: New Zealand wine

Must Eat: Lamb, or enjoy a traditional Māori Hāngi

Power Up: Type I (three-prong type) 240 V


Weather: Enjoy the mild subtropical climate year-round, but pack a jacket if you plan to travel into alpine areas or want to go far south in the winter.

Best Time to Visit: Come for the New Zealand summer (January, February, and early March) for the best weather.

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Paragliding in Queenstown South Island NZ

Top Things to Do in Queenstown

Go Skiing or Snowboarding
Whether you’re a beginner or a shredder, the Remarkables offers trails for those who are still learning, nearby Coronet Peak has terrain for all abilities, and the advanced terrain of Cardrona offers trails to challenge the best skiers or snowboarders.

Views from Bob’s Peak
Whether you take the Skyline Queenstown gondola to the summit, or hike the rugged trails to the top, Bob’s Peak boasts spectacular views.

Go Bungee Jumping
New Zealand invented bungee jumping, and you can find some of the most scenic and thrilling places to do it either at Nevis (New Zealand’s highest), the Ledge, or Kawarau Bridge.

Family Fun with Hobbits
Follow the footsteps of Frodo with your family on a Lord of the Rings tour.

Test Your Limits
Queenstown is the thrill-seeker’s capital of the world, with skydiving, paragliding, and more.

New Zealand 100 dollars note from Queenstown

Queenstown Vacation Packages: NZ Adventures the Liberty Travel Way

Whether you want the thrill of a lifetime or would like to soak in the beautiful Onsen Hot Pools, Liberty Travel’s consultants can create a Queenstown vacation package crafted just for you.

When you book with us, you get:

  • Real People. More than a travel agent, your Queenstown consultant is a fellow traveler with a passion to help you see the world.
  • Perfect Match. We’ll pair you with a destination expert who has insider knowledge of Queenstown for a truly personalized booking experience.
  • Crafted Vacations. Stay in hand-selected hotels. Get connected with local guides and enriching experiences. Choose from among our exclusive Queenstown vacation packages, including our Journeys.
  • Support. With 24/7 support, we’ll be with you every step of the way.

We know Queenstown. Leave the planning to us.

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You are unique, and so is your trip. When you book with Liberty Travel, we match you with an expert best suited to design a vacation just for you.

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