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Queenstown
Staggering beauty and heart-pumping thrills await in the resort town of Queenstown, which is also known for its Hobbits—much of the Lord of the Rings trilogy was filmed in the area. Outdoor enthusiasts flock to Queenstown for the kayaking, bungee jumping, jetboating, white-water rafting, hiking and skiing. More mild-mannered adventurers can take a quiet cruise through nearby Milford Sound, part of the Fjordland National Park World Heritage area, or sample South Island pinot noir from one of the region's 75 wineries.

All things to do » Things to do

Fear Factory Queenstown
Fear Factory Queenstown
Owner description: Experience true terror, fun and frights at Fear Factory, Queenstown's newest, scariest haunted attraction! Be brave, grab a tight hold of your best friends and enjoy the horror... more Owner description: Experience true terror, fun and frights at Fear Factory, Queenstown's newest, scariest haunted attraction! Be brave, grab a tight hold of your best friends and enjoy the horror that lurks in our spooky halls! less
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Ben Lomond Walkway
Ben Lomond Walkway
Attraction type: Hiking Trails
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Queenstown Hill
Queenstown Hill
Attraction type: Mountains; Trails
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Darkride NZ
Darkride NZ
Owner description: Experience the thrill at Darkride, New Zealand's only Interactive Motion Theatre. Darkride recently won Best New Attraction at IAAPA. Riders squeal with delight feeling immersed... more Owner description: Experience the thrill at Darkride, New Zealand's only Interactive Motion Theatre. Darkride recently won Best New Attraction at IAAPA. Riders squeal with delight feeling immersed in the movie ride behind a massive 4 x 8 meter curved silver screen while seated on state of the art motion seats capable of generating up to 400 spine tingling movements per second. Armed with unlimited ammo for your semi automatic gun, your nervous system will jolt you into an adrenaline rush that you won't forget in a hurry as you feel every drop, bump and bomb! Defend yourself against unreally real Zombies attacking you in 3D. There are rides suitable for thrill seekers aged 5 to 75. less
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Queenstown Garden
Queenstown Garden
Attraction type: Gardens
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Eichardt's Bar
Eichardt's Bar
Ranked #1 of 184 restaurants in Queenstown
Price: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Pacific Rim
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Lone Star Cafe & Bar - Queenstown
Lone Star Cafe & Bar - Queenstown
Ranked #2 of 184 restaurants in Queenstown
Price: $13 - $32
Cuisines: Southwestern, Dessert, Steakhouse, Family Fare
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Fergbaker
Fergbaker
Ranked #3 of 184 restaurants in Queenstown
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
The Bunker
The Bunker
Ranked #4 of 184 restaurants in Queenstown
Price: $15 - $30
Cuisines: Contemporary, International, New Zealand, Wine Bar
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Vudu Cafe
Vudu Cafe
Ranked #5 of 184 restaurants in Queenstown
Cuisines: Café
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

The Spire Queenstown
5.0 of 5
The Spire Queenstown
$45 - $2,402
Ranked #7 of 61 hotels in Queenstown
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Pounamu Apartments
5.0 of 5
Pounamu Apartments
$137 - $328
Ranked #10 of 61 hotels in Queenstown
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Whistler, The Chancellor - Queenstown
4.0 of 5 Whistler, The Chancellor - Queenstown
$153 - $190
Ranked #13 of 61 hotels in Queenstown
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Villa Del Lago
5.0 of 5
Villa Del Lago
$190 - $485 (NZD 224 - 571)
Ranked #3 of 61 hotels in Queenstown
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Glebe Apartments
4.5 of 5
Glebe Apartments
$199 - $1,690
Ranked #4 of 61 hotels in Queenstown
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Queenstown Park Boutique Hotel
5.0 of 5
Queenstown Park Boutique Hotel
$241 - $392 (NZD 284 - 461)
Ranked #6 of 61 hotels in Queenstown
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

The Dairy Private Luxury Hotel
4.5 of 5
The Dairy Private Luxury Hotel
$372 - $429 (NZD 438 - 505)
Ranked #1 of 61 hotels in Queenstown
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Azur
5.0 of 5
Azur
$932 - $1,444 (NZD 1,097 - 1,699)
Ranked #2 of 61 hotels in Queenstown
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Queenstown Country Lodge
5.0 of 5
Queenstown Country Lodge
$361 - $373 (NZD 425 - 439)
Ranked #1 of 42 Queenstown B&B and Inns
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