Queenstown Attractions & ActivitiesQueenstown is seen by many as the 'Adventure Capital of the World' - a reputation earned through the actions of a number of locally residing thrill seekers who have developed several adrenaline-stirring, sanity-reducing adventures, in this exciting environment. All of these amazing attractions can be booked from Distinction Hotel Queenstown - your boutique hotel in Queenstown - either prior to your arrival or during your stay.
Queenstown is the home of bungy jumping with 3 jumps to choose from. Kawarau Bungy is the original bungy; a 43m jump head first into the Kawarau River. Read more about other bunjys.
Canyon Swing and the Nevis Arc
Another Queenstown adventure is the Canyon Swing and the Nevis Arc. Both will provide the adrenalin rush you’re after. The Canyon Swing in located over the Shotover River on a 109m cliff drop. Read more
With a landscape braided with alpine rivers, Queenstown offers the perfect location for jet boating with a range of operators and a variety of rivers to choose from. Read more
White Water Rafting
Six rapids and the darkness of the 170 metre-long Oxenbridge Tunnel, white water rafting on the spectacular Shotover River is not to be missed. Read more
Skiing & Snowboarding in Queenstown
Queenstown, on any given day, gives you a choice between Coronet Peak Ski Area, Remarkables’ Ski Area, Cardrona Alpine Resort, Snow Farm Nordic Ski Area, Snow Park or Treble Cone Ski Area. Read more
Explore Southern Lakes of New Zealand
Distinction Hotel Queenstown, Nugget Point is the ideal base from which to explore the scenery of Fiordland, Arrowtown, Wanaka and the majestic Southern Alps, through to the West Coast. Using our own hotel helipad, you can travel to any one of our Southern beauties by helicopter. Read more
Queenstown boasts world class shopping with a small town village feel. Read more
Central Otago Wineries
Follow the Queenstown wine trail through some of Queenstown's best wine country for a great relaxing activity. Read more