A visit to Queenstown is usually a high-energy adventure. With sunny vineyards, beautiful terrain, and tons of outdoor activities — from extreme sports to leisurely hikes — Queenstown offers something for everyone. So grab some sunblock and prepare for a lot of natural beauty and local fare in scenic Queenstown.Here are some tips tell you what you need to know.
- It’s worth getting a day pass if you intend to take two or more bus trips — most single trips cost almost half of what a day pass does.
- Connectabus is the local bus service, with 3 routes serving popular tourist destinations. Buses run every half hour, connecting Remarkables Park, Arrowtown, the Airport, and more.
- Parking is scarce and expensive in Queenstown. The city center is small enough to walk on foot, so only use car rental to get to more remote, scenic locations.
- If you rent a car, be sure to always lock it. Queenstown is very safe and crime is rare here, but car theft is the most common complaint of visitors to the area.
- If you are booking a tour, very often transportation to and from a central city location (or your hotel) is included in the price. Ask about transport when booking tours or guides.
- Remember to carry water, sunscreen, and bug spray with you, especially in the harsh heat of summer.