Majestic, Stunning Queenstown

Rugged mountains, majestic lakes, crystal clear air, and just so much to do. From bungy jumping to wine trails, jet boating to tramping, dining out to skiing, the tricky part is extending your stay to try and fit everything in.


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The area has captured hearts and imaginations since the first Maori came in search of pounamu (greenstone) and the giant Moa bird. More recently, gold miners, adventurers, filmmakers, wine enthusiasts, Hollywood stars and US Presidents have been drawn to this magical region and its intense alpine energy.

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Simply an Adventure
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Adventure for fun, accessible adventure, adventure for relaxation. Queenstown is renowned for adventure. But there’s much, much more. Queenstown is a sophisticated holiday resort set in the magnificent landscapes of the Southern Alps of New Zealand.   More about activities in Queenstown




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Born as an 1860’s goldmining camp, 140 years later Queenstown has a compact and sophisticated downtown area tucked into a picturesque bay
on the shores of Lake Wakatipu.  Dwarfed by the surrounding mountains,
there are amazing views from everywhere. There’s also a permanent buzz in
the downtown area where you’ll find a lively café/bar scene and excellent shopping.
More about shopping in Queenstown


Nightlife - Dusk to Dawn

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Queenstown rarely sleeps. Sophisticated wine bars, live jazz, top DJ’s, long summer
nights in a garden bar serving locally brewed beer or après ski in front of a roaring
log fire, there’s more than 160 licensed bars and cafés in downtownQueenstown
and the socialite is spoilt for choice all year round, any night of the week.
More about food and wine in Queenstown
Our Guests comments
" Simply, I loved Browns Boutique Hotel, the food, and everyone associated with it!  It was the best place I stayed during my entire 2 month trip to New Zealand and Australia - and I stayed in many places during that time. My room was large, well appointed and had a sweet "Juliet balcony" with wooden French doors that allowed me to see mountains, town and water, whether the doors were open or closed.  It's like staying with old and good friends who love you.  Thank you for a lovely experience, Gillian and Donald. I'll never forget Browns or you. "
Jane Johnston-Ilinois USA  May 2013  Read more 
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