Queenstown, New Zealand Travel Guide Last Updated: Dec 2021

Queenstown is one of the major highlights of any visit to New Zealand. The trekking, boating, and other warm-weather activities are popular, but the place really comes alive during winter with excellent skiing and snowboarding. And of course bungee jumping is available at several places nearby.

Queenstown Facts

Population 10,000
Area 23,000
Timezone UTC+12
Currency New Zealand dollar
Airports Queenstown Airport (ZQN)

WHERE TO EAT AND DRINK IN Queenstown

Budget breakfastMany hotels will include breakfast. If not you'll have some decent budget choices in the downtown area.$4.11 - $6.96
Budget lunchPubs and casual restaurants aimed at the backpacker/bungee crowd often have good lunch specials.$6.33 - $9.49
Budget dinnerSit-down restaurants range greatly in price, but again, the pubs and casual restaurants tend to offer good value.$8.23 - $13.92
Beer (pint)The local lagers are often on special at pubs and bars, while imports will cost more.$5.06 - $7.59
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WHEN TO VISIT Queenstown

TEMPERATURE AND RAINFALL

Month High F Low F Precipitations(INCH)
January73513.1
February73512.3
March68483.2
April61433.0
May53383.5
June47333.2
July47322.6
August51342.9
September56382.7
October61423.7
November65452.8
December69493.0

Queenstown WEATHER ADVICE

SUNRISE AND SUNSET

21 Mar6:49am6:56pm
21 Jun8:24am5:10pm
21 Sep6:39am6:39pm
21 Dec4:54am8:31pm

Where to stay in Queenstown

Queenstown Hotel Seasons

Queenstown Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar18.35 - 49.37
starstarstarstarstar22.78 - 81.01
starstarstarstarstar48.10 - 67.09
starstarstarstarstar75.95 - 198.73
starstarstarstarstar118.35 - 178.48
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Queenstown Hostel Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed13.92 - 22.78

WHERE TO GO BEFORE AND AFTER