Gibbston Valley is a rich wine growing region nestled between Queenstown and Cromwell. It was here the first Pinot Noir grapes were planted in the 1980s. The Gibbston Valley offers year-round activities including wine tours, cycling, fishing and hunting along with a great place to stay. more
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Mobile-friendly - Join Alpine Wine Tours on our daily wine tours which are exclusively for adults only to allow you to relax and unwind. Choose from our Lunch or Afternoon Wine Tour with a small group of up to 11 wine lovers. Be transported in our luxurious Mercedes Sprinters with your qualified wine guide and convenient hotel pick up and drop off.
Mobile-friendly - Daily guided wine & craft beer tours from Queenstown to the best Central Otago wineries in our top-of-the-range fleet of luxury Mercedes vehicles. Altitude is not just about wine, we also run half-day scenic tours to Glenorchy from Queenstown. Private charters for families and small groups wanting a more personalised experience. Popular destinations include Te Anau & Milford Sound.
Mobile-friendly - With over 20 years of experience, join award-winning Appellation Wine Tours and discover wines, history and sights of Central Otago’s premier cool climate wine region. Departing from Queenstown and offering daily, private and combination tours. Let our Expert Wine Guides take you for a memorable day out in Central Otago wine country.
Mobile-friendly - Around The Basin are the local experts offering a personalised service for all your biking needs while in Queenstown. We provide everything from quality mountain and electric bike hire, a shuttle service, to awesome bike tour packages. Contact us for bike hire and shuttle packages, winery bike tours, supported or guided half, full or multi-day tours. Explore more of Queenstown.
Mobile-friendly - A dedicated 100% mountain bike shop in Queenstown New Zealand, Bikeaholic is your local bike store for servicing, bike hire and sales. Owned and operated by mountain bikers for mountain bikers, Bikeaholic proudly stocks in store and online the latest brands (Kona, Lapierre, Merida, Yeti, Mavic, DHaRCO, IXS) at great prices.
We hire, sell and service electric bikes (a.k.a. e-bikes) and non electric bikes also. We all ride bikes everyday as transport - and for FUN. So our team are savvy about what rolls and what doesn't in Queenstown. Regular bike hire from $59 per day, E-Bike hire from $60 half-day and $80 a full day. E-Mopeds from $85 per-day.
This new, boutique Central Otago accommodation opening in December 2019, mixes stylish luxury with uncompromising comfort. Complete with 24 premium villas, an exclusive wine cellar, small movie theatre, private meeting rooms and a central lodge area with fireplace, plush furniture, bar and indoor/outdoor dining options; the Gibbston Valley Lodge & Spa is uniquely situated in our organic and historic winery.
Mobile-friendly - A visit to Central Otago's founding winery is a must! Located about 25 minutes from Queenstown, the winery is home to a bistro-style restaurant, a tasting room, the country's largest wine cave, a cheesery, a bike centre (for exploring the stunning countryside), and a Luxury Lodge & Spa. Return transportation from Queenstown is available on the winery’s daily shuttle service.
Mobile-friendly - No Boundary Bike and Sight Tours have choices for everyone, whether it be by bike, hike or a guided scenic trip. We're the #1 option to check out Queenstown and the surrounding area. We maximize your variety to really give you the history of the Wakatipu Basin and allow you to enjoy everything Queenstown area has to offer.
Mobile-friendly - Explore the magical side of New Zealand with Nomad Safaris, who offer a variety of excursions in the Queenstown Lakes region. Choose from Lord of the Rings tours, historical gold mining tours, E-bike winery tour and the new luxury Tesla tours. Whatever your interest, join us for a personal small group tour to cherish forever.
Enjoy a FULLY GUIDED eMountain biking experience from locals who know this area the best. Our trained guides will take you to some of the most picturesque views Queenstown has to offer on one of the best pedal-assisted eBikes on the market, French made Moustache eBikes. Tours for adventure junkies, scenic lake family cruisers or a relaxing winery/craft brewery option.
We offer two newly refurbished bedrooms with ensuite shower rooms, one Superking and one Queen bedroom, plus the Superking can be converted into a twin room. Breakfast included. Set on a mature garden of four hectares. Ample parking for cars and bikes. Only 25 minutes away from NZ's adventure capital, Queenstown.
Mobile-friendly - Join Queenstown's original wine tour company for wine tasting in New Zealand's foremost wine regions, Queenstown and Central Otago. Relaxed, friendly small group tours with knowledgeable guides. Time to taste a variety of wines, sample local cheeses, enjoy a winery lunch and experience spectacular scenery. Daily departures and private custom tours. Jet boat, Helicopter and Spa Combo Wine tours available.
Mobile-friendly - The best boutique wine experience in Central Otago, our small group tours are guided by certified wine industry professionals, and take you away from the commercial rat-race out to the boutique producers in the region. Book from Queenstown, Wanaka, Cromwell or Alexandra, and use the promo code NZTG19 when booking to save $25pp.
Mobile-friendly - Hop on hop off at iconic Queenstown wineries and enjoy the freedom to explore the Gibbston wine region at your own pace. 6 stops, 6 circuits daily. Wine tasting & vineyard lunches, cheese tasting, craft beers, walk or bike the Kawarau River Trail.
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Paint and Wine Night - Piwakawaka - Paintvine
The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand a drink in the other and let’s paint a masterpiece! Join us for a creative night of drinking and painting in the heart of Queenstown! No previous painting experience ...
Where: Smiths - Craft Beer House, Queenstown
Address: 53 Shotover Street, Queenstown
From: 7:00pm on Wednesday 11th December 2019
To: 9:00pm on Wednesday 11th December 2019
Entrepreneur Coffee Jam featuring ProGolfMe
Want to energize your entrepreneurial spirit? Meet-up with other founders, hackers, hustlers, investors and startup enthusiasts at our monthly social event. Entrepreneur Coffee Jam is free to all startup ...
Where: Yonder, Queenstown
Address: 14 Church St, Queenstown
From: 8:00am on Thursday 12th December 2019
To: 9:00am on Thursday 12th December 2019
Mollie Collins (UK)
Mollie Collins headlining on her debut Nz/Au Tour and a fine support line up this is one not to miss. Classically trained: Everything about Mollie Collins’ approach, attitude, technique and rise smacks of the ...
Where: Yonder, Queenstown
Address: 14 Church St, Queenstown
From: 9:00pm on Thursday 12th December 2019
To: 2:00am on Friday 13th December 2019
Boardwalk Bar Happy Hour
Everyday between 3 and 5 pm Queenstown's newest hotspot, Boardwalk Queenstown, hosts Happy Hour in their gorgeous bar. Escape the hustle and bustle of downtown Queenstown and walk up the stairs to enjoy unprecedented ...
Where: Boardwalk Queenstown, Queenstown
Address: Level 1, Steamer Wharf, 88 Beach St, Queenstown
From: 3:00pm on Monday 2nd December 2019
To: 5:00pm on Monday 16th December 2019
Graham Fletcher, Peter Trevelyan & Aiko Robinson (2019)
Starkly composed interiors, delicate sculptural lattices, and a modern twist on traditional Japanese erotica combine in our latest exhibition. Graham Fletcher's images subvert the idea of the Modernist house interior ...
Where: Milford Galleries Queenstown, Queenstown
Address: 9a Earl Street, Queenstown
From: 10:00am on Saturday 23rd November 2019
To: 6:00pm on Tuesday 17th December 2019
In lead up to their new album release, Sky Canvas are taking their live show on the road to showcase an array of exciting new material! Get immersed in a blend of stirring vocals, colourful synth/guitar textures and ...
Where: The World Bar, Queenstown
Address: 12 Church Lane, Queenstown
From: 9:30pm on Friday 13th December 2019
To: 11:30pm on Friday 13th December 2019
Secret Garden Pop-Up
The summer pop-up of the season is back! Crowne Plaza Queenstown invites you to enjoy that perfect tropical ambiance in our outdoor Courtyard this summer. Celebrate the summer season and flamingle with us in our ...
Where: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Queenstown
Address: 93 Beach St, Queenstown
From: 4:00pm on Friday 8th November 2019
To: 8:00pm on Saturday 29th February 2020
Down The Rabbit Hole
Presented by the Wakatipu Conservatoire of Classical Ballet. Based on the adventures of Alice as she explores Wonderland. A visual spectacular of colour and dance, follow Alice and the White Rabbit through ...
Where: Queenstown Memorial Centre, Queenstown
Address: 1 Memorial Drive, Queenstown
From: 12:00pm on Saturday 14th December 2019
To: 7:00pm on Saturday 14th December 2019
The Maes with Holly Arrowsmith
Multi-award-winning Melbourne contemporary folk outfit, The Maes (formerly The Mae Trio) is the brainchild of sisters Maggie and Elsie Rigby. Since 2014, The Maes have been full time touring in Australia and overseas, ...
Where: Sherwood, Queenstown
Address: 554 Frankton Road, Queenstown
From: 7:00pm on Saturday 14th December 2019
To: 10:00pm on Saturday 14th December 2019
Christmas Show 2019
Queenstown Lakes District Council proudly presents for 2019 the annual 'Christmas Show' - Stepping into the World of Christmas Join the children and families of our region on a diverse journey, finding out about the ...
Where: Queenstown Events Centre, Queenstown
Address: Joe O'Connell Drive, Frankton, Queenstown
From: 1:00pm on Sunday 15th December 2019
To: 6:15pm on Sunday 15th December 2019