Top 10 Must-Do Experiences In Scenic Queenstown, New Zealand

Robyn Foyster Robyn Foyster has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team


Jan 06, 2022

Everyone in Australia is looking forward to travelling overseas again and high on the list is a visit to the spectacular destinations of New Zealand

Rees Hotel, Queenstown
The majestic view at Rees Hotel, Queenstown, New Zealand

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.

destination Queenstown, skiing
Skiing at The Remarkables. Photo credit: Destination Queenstown

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.

Queenstown, New Zealand
Over The Top – Queenstown. Photo credit: Over the Top

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. 

Welcome Spring
Welcome Spring – Credit to Holger Link

Queenstown is the base for a huge range of extreme (or soft) adventure activities including bungee jumping, jet boating, white water rafting, and skydiving.

Arrowtown Golf Club
Arrowtown Golf Club in autumn, credit Destination Queenstown

Queenstown is a popular golfing destination and one of the city’s most spectacular golf courses.

True South Restaurant, Queenstown
True South Restaurant, credit S. Goodwin Photography

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.

bike riding

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.

Felton road, Queenstown
Felton Road, Photo credit: Felton Road

Scenic Queenstown’s boutique wineries are worth a visit. 

Hike towering mountain ranges and explore Queenstown’s scenic trails.

Photo credit: Destination Queenstown


By Robyn Foyster Robyn Foyster has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team


Robyn Foyster is the owner and publisher of the lifestyle websites, and She is the only person to edit and publish Australia's three biggest flagship magazines - The Australian Women's Weekly, Woman's Day and New Idea. Robyn was Group Publisher of Bauer Media's most successful and prestigious magazines including Woman's Day, Good Health, Grazia and ran Hearst in Australia including Harper’s BAZAAR, Cosmopolitan and madison. Voted one of B&T's 30 Most Powerful Women In Media at the Women in Media Awards Robyn was a keynote speaker at Pause 2021, Cebit & J&J Women In Leadership. Robyn was also the winner of the prestigious Magazine Publisher Association’s Editor of the Year award.


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