Lakeside Backpackers Queenstown

18 Lake Esplanade,
Free Phone: 0800 16 06 00
Telephone: +64 3 441 8800
Lakeside Backpackers Queenstown

Activities and Attractions in Queenstown, Otago

Queenstown, New Zealand, is the Southern Hemisphere’s premier four season lake and alpine resort. Queenstown’s stunning scenery, huge range of activities and renowned warm welcome cement its reputation as New Zealand’s favourite visitor destination. Surrounded by majestic mountains and set on the shores of crystal clear Lake Wakatipu, the natural beauty and the unique energy of the region create the perfect backdrop for a holiday full of adventure, exploration or relaxation.

The staff at the tour desk can assist with booking local activities like jet boating, bungee jumping, kayaking, lake cruises and wine tours. Lakeside Motel is a 10-minute walk from Queenstown Gardens and a 15-minute walk from Queenstown Gondola. It is within a 20-minute drive of Queenstown International Airport and Arrowtown. Coronet Peak Ski Area is a 30-minute drive away.

Queenstown Activities

  • Sky Dive - Queenstown
    35 Shotover Street, Queenstown
    Thinking of what to do in Queenstown? Skydiving is the ultimate adventure activity. Skydive in Queenstown, the adrenaline capital of the world and parachute over the stunning Remarkables mountain range and Lake Wakatipu.
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  • Bungy Jumping - Queenstown
    Corner of Shotover and Camp Streets, Queenstown
    Bungy, Swing, Climb and Zipride with the Bungy Originals! AJ Hackett Bungy New Zealand is synonymous with innovation, adventure and bucket lists. With over 27 years of experience we are one of New Zealand's leading tourism adventure companies that offer adrenaline-fuelled fun to the masses.
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  • Canyon Swing - Queenstown
    35 Shotover Street, Queenstown
    At the home of the world's highest cliff jumps, our already famous 109m high Canyon Swing and our not yet famous 182m high Canyon Fox are just the ticket to get your heart pumping and smiles on your faces! Gravity is a toy. Come out and play!
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  • Jetboating - Queenstown
    Shotover Jet Beach, Gorge Rd, Arthurs Point, Queenstown
    The world-famous Queenstown jet boat ride, Shotover Jet is the ultimate in water sports excitement, and has been thrilling millions of people since hitting the crystal clear waters of New Zealand in 1965. So hold on tight and take a spin in the iconic Big Red. Marvel as the jaw-dropping scenery passes you by while you power your way through the narrow Shotover River Canyons.
  • 4WD Tours - Queenstown
    37 Shotover Street, Queenstown
    Journey into the heart of Middle-earth and into the heart of Queenstown with Nomad Safaris. Travel off-road in a high performance 4WD vehicle and experience Queenstown’s most adventurous scenic tour.
  • Ziptrek - Queenstown
    45 Camp Street Queenstown, NZ
    Ziptrek Ecotours engages the young and young at heart through a unique and fun experience in Queenstown. Delivering an eco-adventure that combines a personal guided zipline journey offering sustainable education in a receptive and engaging environment creating lasting memories.
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  • Skiing and Snowboarding - Queenstown
    Queenstown New Zealand
    Ski and snowboard Queenstown's Coronet Peak and The Remarkables. Queenstown, one amazing destination and two epic mountains. Find out about the All Day Packages, designed for beginners through to advanced skiers.
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  • The Earnslaw - Real Journeys - Queenstown
    Real Journeys Visitor Centre, Steamer Wharf, Queenstown
    A cruise on Lake Wakatipu aboard the iconic steamship the TSS Earnslaw is undoubtedly one of the best ways to experience Queenstown’s famed scenic beauty. The leisurely 90 minute cruise across the lake showcases some of Queenstown’s spectacular alpine scenery while offering you plenty of time to explore a piece of Queenstown’s living history – the 103 year old TSS Earnslaw.
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  • Milford Sound - Real Journeys
    Milford Sound Visitor Terminal, Milford
    Grab your camera and join us in one of the most beautiful places on earth – Milford Sound. In Milford Sound you’ll see towering cliffs and peaks – including the much photographed and iconic Mitre Peak that rises more than a kilometre straight out of the sea. Waterfalls cascade into the fiord and luxuriant rain forest clings to sheer rock faces in this exceptional place.
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  • Doubtful Sound - Real Journeys
    Real Journeys Visitor Centre, Waiau Street, Pearl Harbour, Manapouri
    Immerse yourself in the vast and untouched wilderness of Doubtful Sound, the second largest fiord in Fiordland National Park. With its rugged peaks, verdant rainforest and twisting, hidden inlets, Doubtful Sound will take your breath away. Home to abundant wildlife you may see bottlenose dolphins and fur seals at play, or catch a glimpse of a rare Fiordland Crested Penguin.
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  • Onsen Hot Pools - Queenstown
    160 Arthurs Point Road, Arthurs Point, Queenstown
    Onsen Hot Pools are hot and steamy on snowy days, warm and sheltered on rainy days, cool and shady on sunny days, and simply magical in the evenings! Each pool room can accommodate up to four adults and are perfect for individuals, couples, families and friends.
  • Waitiri Creek Winery - Queenstown
    Church Lane Rapid 2323, Gibbston, Queenstown
    Enjoy a local wine and fantastic food at the historic 1893 church on the vineyard, that has been restored to serve as a cellar door and restaurant. Waitiri Creek's ability to produce distinctive, character-filled premium wines has gained it fans across the world.
  • Skyline Luge - Queenstown
    Brecon St, Queenstown
    Take the journey on our iconic Gondola up Bob’s Peak to enjoy award winning cuisine in our scenic Stratosfare Restaurant & Bar, Kiwi Haka Maori culture performances and the Skyline Luge our very own thrilling downhill ride!
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  • Queenstown Rafting - Queenstown
    35 Shotover Street Queenstown
    Adventrue for everyone. Queenstown’s original adventure since 1974. With the best water activities in New Zealand from half day to multi day - from action packed to relaxed!
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Lakeside Backpackers Queenstown

18 Lake Esplanade
, Queenstown
, Otago
Free Phone: 0800 16 06 00
Telephone: +64 3 441 8800

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