Call to book01904 521 936
Tour Search
#Favourites

Queenstown tours

Enchanting surroundings by Lake Wakatipu

Queenstown is on the shore of the Z-shaped Lake Wakatipu. William Gilbert Rees was the first European man to live in the area, as he established a farm in what is now the town centre. Although no one is certain how the town came to be named, the most convincing suggestion was that Rees claimed the area was 'fit for Queen Victoria'. The farm in the centre was short lived; however the area still prospered, due partly to a gold rush in the local area.

The town is very popular with tourists - many of whom take part in the many adventure sports on offer. However, one thing that captivates all tourists is the stunning scenery and the magnificent views from the town over the lake and the surrounding mountains. The location has captured the imagination of a number of film directors over the years, as the town and local area has featured in many films. Perhaps the most famous of these is the 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy.

1 result matching: Queenstown tours

Filters
Filter by
Clear All
Tour type
Reset
Transport type
Reset
Tour length
Reset
Additional options
Reset
Milford Sound
(8 reviews)
2020FebNov
22 days from
£5,095 pp
View Details
22 days from
£5,095
per person
View Details
tour map
  • DestinationNew Zealand
  • Starts / EndsLHR Heathrow
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportFlight, Rail
Map and accommodation
Our customers love our Queenstown tours
Powered by Feefo
Grand Tour of New Zealand
Mr B McLean
“Tour Manager very good.Hotels up to standard except the on at Bay of Islands where I have stayed in better Butlins Holiday camps.
Lastest articles from our journey blog

Must-Have Travel Gadgets for 2019

Must-Have Travel Gadgets for 2019

By
7 January 2019

It’s the new year and boy is there some travelling to be done between now and 2020. With it being nearly the end of the second decade of the new millennium, the future of travel is here and it’s time to get smart with travel.

Read more