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  2. Queenstown Travel Guide: Your Adventure In New Zealand's Adventure Capital

Queenstown Travel Guide: Your Adventure in New Zealand's Adventure Capital

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Queenstown is a resort town in Otago, built around the inlet of Queenstown Bay on Lake Wakatipu. Loaded with a lot of adventure activities like bungy jumping, jet boating, river rafting, and sky diving, Queenstown is an adventure hubspot in New Zealand. Although compact in size, Queenstown packs a punch with its list of things to do and is a go to place for adventure junkies.

Set on the shores of Lake Wakatipu and against the breathtaking Southern Alps, Queenstown is another resort town of South Island. At this adventure capital, try bungy jumping, skydiving, canyon swinging, jet boating, horse trekking, and river rafting. Scenic tracks make it a great place to go on a cycling expedition. In fact, it houses the Southern Hemisphere’s only gondola-accessed downhill mountain biking, offering thrilling New Zealand travel packages

Getting in queenstown

There are regular direct flights to Queenstown operating from the major cities of Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Kolkata, and Kochin.

DEPARTUREDURATIONLOWEST ROUND TRIP DEALS
Delhi17h, 1 stopRs 75,000
Mumbai20h, 2 stopsRs 62,000
Chennai21h, 2 stopsRs 75,000
Bengaluru19h, 2 stopsRs 65,000
Hyderabad23h, 2 stopsRs 75,000
Kolkata20h, 2 stopsRs 75,000
Kochin23h, 2 stopsRs 75,000

Getting out of queenstown

From Queenstown, there are frequent flights and other modes of transport to the cities of New Castle, Sydney, Wollongong, Gold Coast, Logan City, Brisbane, and Canberra.

Public Transport in queenstown

There are three main tourist routes within Queenstown and they are well-served by a small local service bus operator called ConnectaBus. The fares in ConnectaBus start from $12 and if you want to travel unlimited in Connecta Bus, then it is encouraged that you get a 7-day visitor pass for $47. ConnectaBus serves Wanaka twice a day and there is also a door-to-door night bus operating in the weekends.

Taxi & Airport transfer in queenstown

There is an international airport in Queenstown which is well served by most of the air carriers. The cheapest way to get from the airport to the city centre is by a ConnectaBus which costs $12 one-way and runs for every 20 minutes. Taxis from the airport costs around $20-25 and if you are a group, you can also make use of shared shuttle vans.

Transport & city passes in queenstown

ConnectaBus has a 7 day visitor pass that you can use to travel unlimitedly around Queenstown for a week. It usually costs about $47.

Driving & Car rental in queenstown

Exploring the scenic roads of Queenstown can be real fun and the best way to do it by renting a self-driving car. They are available right outside the airport. Getting a rental car makes it easier for you to go on sightseeing tours and indulge in adventure activities. From normal sedans to campervans to motorhomes, there are a wide range of transportation modes to choose from. The most commonly known operator in the city is Queenstown Rental cars.

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