Peppers Beacon, Queenstown - About Queenstown
Queenstown is situated in the heart of New Zealand's South Island on the shores of Lake Wakatipu and surrounded by the beautiful Remarkables mountain range.
Known as the Southern Hemisphere's premier four season lake and alpine resort, Queenstown is the perfect destination for the both adventurers and leisure seekers of all ages, seeing 1.2 million visitors per year.
With its rugged mountains, majestic lakes and crystal clear air there is so much to do in Queenstown, it's no wonder the city is known for adventure.
Your adventure choices including bungy jumping, wine trails, jet boating, skiing, horse trekking, four-wheel driving and mountain bike riding to name only a few.
Queenstown also boasts a compact and sophisticated downtown area that's permanently a buzz. Here you will find sophisticated wine bars, live jazz, top DJ's and more than 160 licensed bars and cafes, spoiling you for choice.
Springtime is the perfect time of year to visit Queenstown with snow fields offering softer snow, golfing greens are at their lushest and the hillside is ideal for mountain adventures on horse, four-wheel drive or mountain bike.
The Southern Lakes scenery and culture has long been a source of inspiration for many Hollywood movie makers, poets, artists, authors and musicians and is today treasured for its magnificent scenery, adventure opportunities and luxury lifestyle.