Article published by : Shankar Prasad on Friday, September 14, 2012 - Viewed 1402 times


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Set your Feet in the Never-Ending Fairyland with Cheap Flights to Queenstown

Queenstown does summon up an image of a town where royalty ruled in full splendor and where fairytale creatures make their presence known. Located in the Southwest corner of New Zealand, this majestic city is located between the shores of Lake Wakatipu and the grand Remarkables Range. The town has earned a dramatic reputation of being the ‘Adventure Capital of the World’. It is endowed with every possible fun and frivolity that an adventurous person looks and longs for. You name it and its there – bungy jumping, white water rafting, skydiving, wine tasting, skiing, mountaineering and paragliding.


If an adventure sport is not your cup of tea, there are a number of places to rest. The sporty golfers will love the award winning scenic area in and around Kelvin Heights, Millbrook Resort, Frankton courses and Arrowtown. Few of the plush and budgeted digs are – Heartland Hotel, 25 On the Terrace, Esplanade Villa, Lake Panorma Villa, Kumanu, Lakeview, Lake Ridge Condos and countless more majestic digs await. Some might be pricey; but there are others that can suit your budget but each of these hotels provide a wonderful vista and escape into the natural surrounding. You are assured that you are taken care quite well with all the updated modern facilities. Whether you go for a spa or relish a meal at their ambient restaurants, you will surely have wonderful stories to tell of your kingly treatment.


Queenstown bestows tourists with a gigantic assortment of stimulating and unforgettable attractions. The supreme way to drown in the beauty of this alpine township is to step aboard the Skyline Gondola where you will be elevated to 800 meters on the nearby Bob's Peak. You can not only capture the spectacular lakes and mesmerizing views of the mountain, you can also enjoy other activities with bungy jumping, luge ride and paragliding. A visit to Queenstown wouldn't be inclusive without considering the Kawarau Bridge bungy jumping. Further attractions contain the jet boating with shotover jet and kawarau jet, steamship "TSS earnslaw", wine tasting tours, scenic helicopter flights with waterskiing. Visit Glenorchy, the momentous mining town of Arrowtown plus the stunning Routeburn and Hollyford walking tracks.

Dining & Entertainment

With abundant eating joints around you can savor both the inter-continental cuisine as well as the local retreat prepared by the master chefs. Poultry products, freshly baked items, fruits and vegetables produce the most succulent cookery you can ever find. Apart from the incredible activities, shopping is relatively a routined lifestyle. Popular brands, native designs, conventional sheep-skin clothings, customary wool and green-stone jewelry along with the macho adventure equipments steal the show. You will find everything around the condensed shopping area. Do not neglect Arrowtown for a royal shopping experience like never before.
Though Queenstown is a quite resort town, there are some renowned nightclubs that are very much loved by the incoming tourists. The clubs are always bubbling with energy and vigor. To sum up, it can be said that it’s always party time in here.


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