Queenstown Journals

Weekend Escape To Queenstown

A February 2005 trip to Queenstown by ackdv8

Quote: We have always wanted to visit Queenstown, winter adventure capital of the world.

Weekend Escape To Queenstown

Overview

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Choose Queenstown Highlights, a half-day tour that will introduce you to bungy jumping and showcase historic Arrowtown, with its museum, shops, and cafes, and then sample a selection of local wines in arguably one of New Zealand's most scenic wineries. Quick Tips: Be careful when driving at night, because, due to poor visibility, it is hard to see if the left/right sides of the road are flat bush land or treacherous ravines. There are white crosses on roads leading towards Queenstown, reminding travellers to drive safety in these mountainous. There is a short cut from Wanaka to Queenstown. It will just take about 50 minutes instead of the usual 1 hour. However, the last 10 miles or so of the ...Read More
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There was an elegant kitchen with a preparation/breakfast bar island, gas hob, oven, dishwasher, microwave oven and Wastemaster, and full range of kitchen utensils, appliances, cookware, glassware, and crockery. There was also a private outdoor living with outdoor furniture.

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on November 2, 2005

Heritage Queenstown
91 FERNHILL ROAD
Queenstown, New Zealand
64-3-442-4988

Hard Rock Cafe

Restaurant

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Awesome; the only Hard Rock cafe located in New Zealand is a great restaurant with friendly staff and amazing food. Really loved their burgers, and their sample entree platter is to-die-for.

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on November 2, 2005

Hard Rock Cafe
24 Beach Street
Queenstown, New Zealand

Wine Tasting

Attraction

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Join Queenstown's original wine tour and enjoy wine tasting and sightseeing in New Zealand's premier Queenstown and Central Otago wine regions. Wine tours depart daily and visit a variety of Queenstown vineyards.Wineries we may visit include Gibbston Valley Winery, Peregrine Winery, Waitiri Creek Vineyards, Chard Farm Vineyard and Amisfield Cellars at Lake Hayes.

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on November 2, 2005

Wine Tasting
All around Queenstown
Queenstown, New Zealand

So Little Time

Story/Tip

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There are endless activities, including hiking & tramping, paragliding, bungee jumping, golf, mountain biking, and jet boat cruising. In fact, there is SO much to do, we can't even begin to mention EVERYTHING. Instead, we suggest you indulge yourself in some serious fun and spend a couple of weeks enjoying this adventure capitol of New Zealand.