Outdoors in Queenstown
Are you thinking of a one-of-a-kind vacation that you will never forget? Queenstown is known for its breathtaking views and natural landscapes as featured in the film Lord of the Rings. It is very popular with Australians, particularly the adrenaline junkies in search of new adventures.
There are plenty of activities to choose from, places to explore and nature galore. Once you've planned your itinerary, the team at Esplanade Queenstown can help you find the best Queenstown luxury apartments to suit your needs. Are your bags packed yet? Great. Now let's have a look at what's on offer for the outdoorsy types out there.
Popular action-packed activities
What makes Queenstown an extraordinary place to visit is its amazing selection of adventure activities that will satisfy your need for speed and thrills. In fact, this town has made headlines for being the first place in the world to offer commercial bungy jumping. The Nevis bungy is the highest in New Zealand, while the Kawarau Bridge bungy is where bungy all began. Just imagine yourself plummeting down at the fastest speed and enjoying the spectacular views all around you.
Even if you are vacationing in winter, there are still endless things to do in this town that will keep you busy and inspired at the same time. Here is a rundown of a few exciting activities you can do on your Queenstown trip:
1. Explore the town's hiking trails
Queenstown features vast green spaces where you can enjoy a leisurely stroll while exploring the town's natural beauty. Walks close to Esplanade Queenstown include the Atley Track and the Ben Lomond Track, which can take you about 3 to 6 hours to complete, while the more adventurous may prefer to visit the Mount Aspiring National Park for a multi-day tramp.
2. Go fishing
There are also plenty of fishing spots in town with the surrounding rivers and lakes that are brimming with fish of various species - it's an ideal pastime suitable for nature enthusiasts of all ages.
3. Choose from a range of water activities
Crazy about jet boating, or perhaps enjoy heart-pumping whitewater rafting? Queenstown has got you covered, and you can check out a few places for these adventure-filled water sports activities such as the Kawarau, Dart, or Shotover Rivers.
4. Discover Queenstown by going on a guided tour
Whether you are a huge Lord of the Rings fan, or you just want to learn more about the town and its history, then sign up for a historical tour aboard an off-road vehicle as you explore this charming place further.
Planning your trip
If you are looking for an unforgettable holiday, Queenstown has be a part of your bucket list for a thrilling break you will remember for years. Its breathtaking scenery is one of the world's finest, and there are dozens of activities in store for nature lovers and adventure seekers alike. And when you're looking for great self-contained luxury accommodation to complete your Queenstown holiday, the team at Esplanade Queenstown are here to help.
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