Queenstown
in Queenstown-Lakes District of Otago, New Zealand

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-45.030 and 168.663 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -45° 1' 48" and E 168° 39' 45"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - NZD
Spoken languages:
English, Maori
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 12:46 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Pacific/Auckland
UTC/GMT offset: 12 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
8:24 am and 5:10 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
43.142 and -9.188 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Mourin
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for New Zealand in Australia and New Zealand

Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to New Zealand.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning New Zealand. Last Update: 2024-06-20 08:14:34

Delve into Queenstown

Queenstown in Queenstown-Lakes District (Otago) with it's 10,442 habitants is located in New Zealand about 402 mi (or 647 km) south-west of Wellington, the country's capital town.

Current time in Queenstown is now 12:46 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Auckland with an UTC offset of 12 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Queenstown. The closest airport in New Zealand is Queenstown International Airport in a distance of 4 mi (or 6 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Te Wahipounamu – South West New Zealand in a distance of 66 mi (or 106 km), West. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Invercargill, Dunedin, Greymouth, Christchurch and . To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 4°C / 38 °F

Morning Temperature -3°C / 28 °F
Evening Temperature 0°C / 32 °F
Night Temperature -0°C / 31 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 73%
Air Pressure 1023 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 76% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Friday, 21st of June 2024

5°C (42 °F)
2°C (35 °F)
Overcast clouds, calm.

Saturday, 22nd of June 2024

6°C (43 °F)
4°C (39 °F)
Light rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 23rd of June 2024

8°C (46 °F)
4°C (40 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Eichardt s Private Hotel

Address
0,2 mi
MARINE PARADE P.O. BOX 1340
9348 Queenstown
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hulbert House

Address
0,1 mi
68 Ballarat Street
9300 Queenstown
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Sofitel Queenstown Hotel and Spa

Address
0,2 mi
8 Duke Street PO Box 1797
9300 QUEENSTOWN
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


The Spire Hotel Queenstown

Address
0,2 mi
3-5 Church Lane
9300 Queenstown
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Nomads Queenstown Backpackers

Address
0,2 mi
5-11 Church Street
9300 Queenstown
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Central Ridge Boutique Hotel

Address
0,3 mi
4 Sydney Street
9300 Queenstown
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Novotel Queenstown Lakeside

Address
0,2 mi
Cnr Earl St and Marine Parade
9300 QUEENSTOWN
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Bella Vista Queenstown

Address
0,3 mi
36 Robins Road
9300 Queenstown
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Coronation Lodge

Address
0,2 mi
10 Coronation Drive
9300 Queenstown
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Dairy Private Luxury Hotel

Address
0,2 mi
10 Isle Street
9300 Queenstown
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:30 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Queenstown New Zealand Luge Run GoPro Hero 3+

Published: April 22, 2014
Length: 50:50 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Lewis Knights

Jukin Media Verified (Original) * For licensing / permission to use: Contact - licensing@jukinmedia.com Myself doing the Luge run in Queenstown New Zealand with my GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition....


Tandem paragliding over Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu.

Published: June 22, 2012
Length: 41:23 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ufita

Tandem paragliding from the top of the Skyline Gondola in Queenstown, New Zealand. Amazing experience!! UFITA Thank you George :-)


Iron Run ThunderRide Queenstown NZ March2015

Published: March 24, 2015
Length: 45:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Chris Gavin-Egan

Aerial Footage of the Thunder Ride at the Iron Run Queenstown 2015 Footage supplied, editied by George Gavin-Egan.


QUEENSTOWN NZ GOPRO 2014

Published: October 27, 2014
Length: 19:00 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Titantot

22-25 Oct, Queenstown, NZ BDAY month for Bri and Tris Filmed w/ GoPRO Hero3 White.


Queenstown Gondola and Luge

Published: March 11, 2013
Length: 27:43 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: JD Mills

GoPro HD HERO2 film of the Queenstown NZ luge track.


Queenstown, NZ Paragliding

Published: September 18, 2014
Length: 42:00 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Josh Erickson

I went paragliding over Queenstown, New Zealand. Beautiful.


Wine Tasting in Queenstown

Published: April 16, 2014
Length: 28:43 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: purequeenstown

Ever been wine tasting in Queenstown? With numerous award winning wineries nearby a wine tour can be lots of fun as well as educating. We listen to one Napa valley resident at Waitiri Creek...


New Zealand Road Trip, Christchurch to Queenstown

Published: November 10, 2014
Length: 45:01 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: Richard Horwell

Timelapse video of drive from Christchurch City to Queenstown. 483km in less than 8 minutes. With a short drive around each city/town centre (note the earthquake damage in Christchurch).


White Water Rafting Queenstown - Shotover River

Published: January 17, 2015
Length: 04:44 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Tyrone Y

First person view of white water rafting through 6 category 4 rapids in Queenstown 4th January 2015.


Christina bungy jumping from the Ledge in Queenstown

Published: October 29, 2012
Length: 22:29 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Christina Hegele

Christina doing the Ledge bungy jump with AJ Hackett 400m above Queenstown, to raise funds for the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal!


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Skycity Queenstown

Skycity Queenstown is the fourth casino to open in New Zealand.

Located at -45.0318, 168.66 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Casinos completed in 2000, Casinos in New Zealand

Wakatipu High School

Wakatipu High School is a secondary school in Queenstown, New Zealand. The school had been taking pupils from year 7 to 13, now it takes covers from year 9 to 13, with year 7 and 8 now attending Wakatipu Primary School.

Located at -45.0229, 168.66 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Schools in the Otago Region, Secondary schools in New Zealand, Queenstown, New Zealand

Edith Cavell bridge

Edith Cavell bridge is a bridge over the Shotover River in the Otago Region in the South Island of New Zealand.

Located at -44.9883, 168.672 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Steel bridges in New Zealand, Queenstown-Lakes District

Queenstown Gardens

The Queenstown Gardens, located next to the town of Queenstown, New Zealand is a botanical garden which contains a variety of exotic and native trees and plants as well as a large pond and a range of facilities. Some of the facilities in the Garden include Tennis, Lawn Bowls, Skating, Disc Golf and Ice Skating/Ice Hockey. There is a variety of trails in the garden with views of the surrounding mountains and of Lake Wakatipu and the Frankton Arm as well as Queenstown itself.

Located at -45.0377, 168.66 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Botanical gardens in New Zealand, Queenstown, New Zealand

Kelvin Heights

Kelvin Heights also called the Kelvin Peninsula is a suburb of the town of Queenstown in the South Island of New Zealand. Most of the housing of this suburb is near Peninsula Road and is at the base of Peninsula Hill. It is one of the most expensive suburbs in New Zealand to buy a house in–with the median house value at about one million.

Located at -45.0456, 168.686 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Queenstown, New Zealand, Populated places in the Otago Region

Fernhill, Queenstown

Fernhill is a suburb of Queenstown in the South Island of New Zealand. It is on the lower slopes of the Ben Lomond mountain and is accessed via Fernhill Road which starts at the One Mile roundabout. Fernhill has about 800 homes or units but also several hotels as well as an area of three shops. It joins on to the suburb of Sunshine Bay.

Located at -45.0389, 168.623 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Queenstown, New Zealand, Populated places in the Otago Region

Fergburger

Fergburger is a hamburger restaurant located in Queenstown, New Zealand. Fergburger specialises in gourmet hamburgers, and is quite well known internationally despite not being a chain and only having one location.

Located at -45.0317, 168.66 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hamburger restaurants, Fast-food hamburger restaurants, Restaurants in New Zealand, Queenstown, New Zealand

Hidden Island, New Zealand

Hidden Island is located in the middle of Lake Wakatipu in New Zealand and is very close to Cecil Peak. Its name is due to the fact that from many parts of Queenstown the island is invisible. A local kayak company has a trip that takes you to the island from Queenstown. In 2010 two kayakers died near Hidden Island.

Located at -45.0701, 168.649 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Uninhabited islands of New Zealand, Geography of the Otago Region

Districts of the same city

These districts belong to Queenstown.

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Queenstown.

capture of the webcam Queenstown: Skyline

Queenstown: Skyline, Queenstown (source)

capture of the webcam Queenstown › East: SH6A − Sth

Queenstown › East: SH6A − Sth, Queenstown (source)

capture of the webcam Queenstown › East: SH6A − Nth

Queenstown › East: SH6A − Nth, Queenstown (source)

capture of the webcam Queenstown › East: Milford Sound

Queenstown › East: Milford Sound, Queenstown (source)

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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