Queenstown, lake and mountain range.
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Queenstown is a town where you can easily see spectacular views of the nearby mountains. It is a resort town where you can enjoy lots of adventure and fun doing water sports and viewing amazing scenery.

Queenstown is known locally as the center of wine and cuisine in New Zealand. It is regarded as the adventure capital of the world. It has been the location of the films “Lord of the Rings” and “X-Men Origins: Wolverine.”

Summer is long and warm. Spring offers a nice relief from winter as the sunshine starts to peek to the town. Autumn is settled and is a nice time to relax and winter is cold and the snow adds to the beauty of Queenstown.

Food and Dining

It offers the ultimate sensation when it comes to food and wines. There are over 150 eateries located in the area which offers fine dining and wonderful ambiance. Cuisines from all over the world are available in the area. Coffee culture is present in Queenstown.

The wines of Central Ontago are world renowned with various wineries serving the many vineyards of Central Ontago including Queenstown and Wanaka.

Sights and Activities

Because Queenstown is known as the World’s adrenaline destination, you can experience the most exhilarating sports in this town.

The activities include skydiving, bungee jumping, jet skiing, canyon swinging, whitewater rafting, parapenting, heli-skiing, walking, sailing, hiking, cycling, fishing, and many other activities and sports that will surely get you pumped up.

Places to visit

1. Skippers Canyon. A historic landmark located in Queenstown where gold was said to have been discovered in 1862. The canyon is a popular tourist spot and is a place frequented by adventure seekers who wants to experience New Zealand’s greatest thrills.

2. Lake Wakatipu. An island lake in the South Island of New Zealand. It is renowned for its spectacular beauty. The Remarkables mountain range lies along its edge. Various fun and adventure activities can be enjoyed in the lake like paragliding and bungy jumping.

3. The Skyline Gondola. Offers a distinct view of the Skyline Complex in Queenstown. You can see the beautiful sceneries and enjoy wonderful food and various activities within the area.

4. The Remarkables. The mountain range that is clearly visible in Queenstown. It is a truly remarkable view that is known for skiing and other winter activities as well.

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