|Golden coated mountains and silver sprinkled lake valleys surround the magnificent city of Queenstown. The city rests on the bank of the Lake Wakatipu, that runs a long distance in the shape of a slanting 'Z'. Queenstown lies in the south island of New Zealand almost to the west, and includes a couple of nature reserves within its city limits.
The city has all its naturally made attractions to grab the tourists. Apart from this, there are some interesting adventure sports indeed to hike-up your holiday fun. Stay comfortable in Queenstown resorts and visit all the famous places including the mall and the cemetery.
The Ben Lomond Scenic Reserve and the Queenstown Hill Recreation Reserve are the two outstanding nature reserves where adventures are in plenty. The walking trails are challenging, you could also climb the mountains and hike the planes to view the stunning scenery from the top. Camping is permitted in certain areas, assemble your tents and set a camp fire to beat the coolness. Sufficient Queenstown hotel accommodation is in fact available close to the nature spots. The former one could easily be accessed via two points, namely the Gondola road and the Glenorchy road and the latter from the Lomond Terrace. Cable car facilities are also there.
The Skyline Queenstown could be your perfect adventure spot! This is a huge man made tower to enjoy the nature. Stand on the observation desk to take a glance of the nature. There are enormous activities to boost your thrill and explorations, and is of course a must to spend a whole solid day in this wonderful place. Paragliding, bungee jumps, skydiving, cable car tours, biking in the bushland, hiking trails, canyon swing, luge tracks, and what else you want to have an enthusiastic holiday. The nearby river could offer you parasailing, water rafting and river surfing. Get help from your Queenstown hotels to reach the Skyline, as this is one of the well-known landmarks of Queenstown.
The Queenstown Garden is a lovely place with colorful honey coated flowers, dew resting lawns and shade giving trees. Take a speedboat ride on the lake and explore the beauty of the park and the lake. Elders can sit relaxed on the park benches and enjoy the freshness, kids can play as their heart desires and couples can have a romantic walk on the beautiful pathways. Find a budget hotel in Queenstown garden area to enjoy an early morning jogging and a late evening walk in the garden.
The Kiwi Birdlife Park is a treat for your kids, there are a number of bird species in the park where kiwis definitely steal the show. You can watch bird shows and even feed them, take enormous photographs with your favorite birds and make it a memorable trip.
Tour the vineyards to explore the grape gardens and taste the different flavors of wine. Queenstown is home for a number of award winning wineries, where purest grape wine could be found. Taste, enjoy and buy it for your loved ones.