Queenstown is one of the popular tourist destinations of New Zealand. This town stands in the South Island which is a territory of New Zealand. Queenstown is a highly modernized city with well established infrastructure, transport availability, plenty of required amenities and a stable administrative position under New Zealand’s central government. Queenstown has many attractions sites have been witnessed by tourists and this town has been one of the major destinations of New Zealand. Queenstown can be accessed by air transport as it has its own international airport that serves several international flights to and from this famous town. Queenstown has recorded thousands of visits from local to international visits into this town.
It takes more than one day to explore the whole of Queenstown. Its attractions are too many to talk about but to mention a few and popular sites are:
The Arrow town Gallery along Buckingham Street show cases spectacular paintings both recently formulated and those that were made by legendary artists several centuries ago. Some paintings made centuries back help in discovering the very nature of the ancient culture of the native communities that traditionally dwelled in this area.
Around the central part of Queenstown is a beautiful nature birds-sanctuary. The Kiwi and Birdlife Park has an assimilated and preserved natural forest that is favorable for many types of bird species to dwell in. There are hundreds of bird species living in this sanctuary that is really adorable to visit and let your eyes be embraced by the bird’s colorful beauty and chirping musical sounds.
Visit Queenstown’s rich wine sites like Central Otago where there many types of wine brands to taste and experience their unique royal qualities. Queenstown has large fields of vineyards that serve as one of the largest producers of wine products in New Zealand. Central Otago gives visitors the brilliant chance to taste its pure rich wine products.
A visit to the Lakes District Museum opens the world of rich culture of the local native communities to tourists through the history of one of the oldest village in New Zealand known as Arrow town. Queensland also boasts mountainous scenery that also put its geographical profile to a higher level in New Zealand. This provides favourable scenery for tourists to practice mountain climbing under guidance of professionally trained mountain climbers. Nearby forests have also been scenes for hiking and exploring the different natural plant species in the forests.
Since Queensland is located at the southern hemisphere of the world, far away from the equator, it experiences the four different seasons of the year. During the winter season when there is significant snow fall, many snow fun activities take place in the selected ski areas. There are many ski fields where tourists can enjoy skiing along the ground snow or even snowboarding. Restaurants and hotel lodges are available to provide accommodation and delicious dishes and drinks to keep visitors warm throughout the season. Other fun activities are fishing, horseback riding, riding and water rafting in the major rivers in Queenstown.
Lombard Street being one of the top urban wonders in the world, owns the record as the street with the most switchbacks in a single block. With eight steep and sharp turns, Lombard Street literally looks like a giant dizzy snake lying on the road.
Accentuated with glorified buildings, quaint shops, delightful cafes and perfectly-landscaped horse-chestnut trees, Champs-Elysees stretches its irresistible beauty from a public square called Place de la Concorde to a famous landmark, the Arc de Triomphe. In France, Champs - Elysees is regarded as the most upscale and high-end boulevard where prestigious and luxurious shops are seen in every turn.