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Locations near Queenstown:
- Te Anau
- Milford Sound
(Pop 10,416) is an international resort town in central Otago in the
south-west of New Zealand's South Island.
The town was named because "...it
was fit for Queen Victoria." Queenstown is today recognised
internationally as New Zealand's premier visitor destination.
burns hot under blue skies before cool autumn mornings bring fire to the
hills, trees change to vivid reds and gentle golds. Crisp, clear days
and miles of snow covered mountains, make winter a time for snow
enthusiasts, before nature bursts into colourful life in spring.
Locally, Queenstown has a reputation as one of New Zealand's wine and cuisine centres. Neighbouring, historic Arrowtown also features excellent restaurants and bars and Queenstown lies close to the centre of a small wine producing region, reputed to be the world's southernmost. Pinot noir produced in this area fetches premium prices.
Take a short drive back in time to the historic gold mining settlement
of Arrowtown or drive the shores of Lake Wakatipu to discover the
beautiful hamlet of Glenorchy, the gateway to the Paradise Valley and
Routeburn walking track.