Everyone in Australia is looking forward to when the ‘trans-Tasman bubble’ is finally announced and we can once again visit the spectacular destinations of New Zealand.
Expedia.com.au’s hotel search data for the July 2020 school holiday period by Australians highlighted this with Queenstown, NZ, as the only international destination to make the top 10 this year. The Rees Hotel Queenstown has been one of the top and most awarded luxury hotels in this scenic adventure destination since opening in 2009, with both hotel room and apartments, plus five exclusive lakeside residences on offer, its appeal is universally attractive for families, couples and groups.
Showcased below, to whet your appetite, are some of our top recommended Queenstown outdoor experiences, scenic vistas, and fantastic food and wine things to enjoy.
For snow bunnies, a winter ski trip with your family at The Rees Hotel which is located near four top ski fields and whose 5-star concierge will arrange all your ski, rental and spa arrangements before you arrive.
The Rees Hotel’s William Rees Explorer Package is an unforgettable Queenstown experience with panoramic views.
Nestled alongside the pristine waters of Lake Wakatipu, The Rees Hotel has a private jetty which gives you exclusive access to jet boating, golf transfers, and fishing excursions that the lake has to offer.
Queenstown is the base for a huge range of extreme (or soft) adventure activities including bungee jumping, jet boating, white water rafting, and skydiving.
Queenstown is a popular golfing destination and one of the city’s most spectacular golf courses.
Try the delicious cuisine at the Rees Hotel’s award-winning True South Dining Room which specialises in seasonal dishes created by executive chef Corey Hume.
Queenstown is the ultimate bike riding destination with a variety of scenic trails, quaint historic towns, soaring mountain peaks, and epic views around every corner.
Queenstown’s boutique wineries are worth a visit. Try the Rees Hotel’s Culinary Series Events where you will be treated to some of the best cuisine and wine New Zealand has to offer.
Hike towering mountain ranges and explore Queenstown’s scenic trails.
Take The Rees Hotel’s complimentary shuttle to the town centre for the day to explore Queenstown’s art galleries and shop for iconic New Zealand pieces, luxury brands, books, and souvenirs. Photo credit: Destination Queenstown