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Exploring the Top Attractions in Queenstown, New Zealand

By Natosha Jacobs, Posted on 12 Jan, 2023 at 05:36 am

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Queenstown is a beautiful destination, located on the South Island of New Zealand. It boasts a stunning scenery with mountain ranges, lakes, and rivers. This picturesque city offers a variety of attractions to explore and experience. From thrilling activities like skydiving and bungy jumping to more laidback adventures such as hiking and biking, there’s something for everyone looking to visit this amazing town. Let’s take a look at some of the top attractions in Queenstown!

Skydiving Over Lake Wakatipu

If you’re looking for an adrenaline rush, then skydiving over Lake Wakatipu is definitely worth considering. You can jump out of a plane at 10,000 feet and experience the incredible views of both the lake and the mountains around it while plummeting towards the ground below. After your jump, you will land safely back on solid ground. This is an exhilarating experience that anyone visiting Queenstown should try!

Jet Boating on Shotover River

If sky-high thrills aren’t quite your thing, then jet boating down Shotover River might be more to your liking. The unique combination of smooth rapids and 360-degree spins make this activity fun for all ages. Along with enjoying some breathtaking views of the riverbanks lined with native trees, you will also get to see historical sites such as gold mining relics from days past.

Bungy Jumping off Kawarau Bridge

The bungy jumping craze started right here in Queenstown at Kawarau Bridge back in 1988 – making it one of the most popular attractions in town today! You can choose from different types of jumps like tandem jumps or even night jumping! Take note that anyone who wishes to jump must be at least 16 years old unless accompanied by an adult guardian who has signed consent paperwork giving permission for them to participate in this activity.



Queenstown is full of exciting attractions that are perfect for all kinds of travelers looking for an adventure. Whether you want to take things up a notch with activities like skydiving or bungy jumping or opt for something more relaxed like jet boating or mountain biking – Queenstown has something for everyone! So grab your bags and get ready for some exciting experiences during your trip to this beautiful city nestled between two iconic New Zealand landmarks - Lake Wakatipu and Mount Cook National Park!

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Natosha Jacobs

Natosha Jacobs is a travel blogger who has been to all seven continents. She's passionate about helping others see the world and experience new cultures. Natosha loves to write, and her blog is a place where she shares her travel tips, photos, and stories from her adventures around the globe.