Queenstown Blog

Queenstowners are a vibrantly vocal bunch so Queenstown.com has provided all its eager local scribes with a platform to voice their amazing Queenstown experiences. Find out what Queenstown has to offer from the mouths of the people who live it every day. They’ll keep you well informed on everything from music, photography and culture to Queenstown activities and sport along with random meanderings and thoughts on this amazing place that we call home.

Dining with a view to die for

Dining with a view to die for

24 Apr 2018 - Tastebud

We have all walked past The Grille by Eichardt’s, looked through the floor to ceiling windows and envisioned ourselves in the warm restaurant, sipping on wine and embracing the view over Lake Wakatipu.
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Glenorchy an unexpectedly dynamic destination!

Glenorchy an unexpectedly dynamic destination!

18 Apr 2018 - Pure Glenorchy

The 45 minute journey from Queenstown, New Zealand to Glenorchy is all twists, turns and magical mountain and lake vistas.
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Taco Heaven

Taco Heaven

15 Apr 2018 - Tastebud

What started with a home cooked taco in Mexico has now developed into a hole-in-the-wall style restaurant by the name of Taco Medic.
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Nicole Andrews

Nicole Andrews

13 Apr 2018 - Lakes Media

Lakes Media catches up with Nicole Andrews before her gig at Sherwood this May.
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LUMA Southern Light Project

LUMA Southern Light Project

11 Apr 2018 - Lakes Media

LUMA 2018 - Shining a Spotlight on Queenstown.
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Hello holistic fair!

Hello holistic fair!

11 Apr 2018 - Remarkable Wellbeing

It’s that time again - twice yearly, Arrowtown’s Athenaeum Hall opens its doors to the weird, the wonderful, and the downright normal world of wellness.
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The Masters Behind The Bodhi Tree

The Masters Behind The Bodhi Tree

6 Apr 2018 - Tastebud

With Queenstown being a city made up of many cultures, it is fascinating to make your way through the food that they have to offer.
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Tom Lee-Richards

Tom Lee-Richards

5 Apr 2018 - Lakes Media

We catch up with Tom Lee-Richards before his gig at Sherwood this month.
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A Hotel in Our Gardens? History of the Queenstown Gardens Part 3
LUMA is back and better than ever

LUMA is back and better than ever

29 Mar 2018 - Lakes Media

LUMA Southern Light Project is the event of the year that captures the creative hearts of the people in Queenstown.
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Some special kiwi need a new home

Some special kiwi need a new home

20 Mar 2018 - Lakes Media

Here at Queenstown’s Kiwi Birdlife Park we are dedicated to the conservation of our native species, especially our national bird, the Kiwi.
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Meet Early and Stay Late at Attiqa

Meet Early and Stay Late at Attiqa

20 Mar 2018 - Tastebud

Meet early and stay late at the Mediterranean inspired local bar/ med kitchen Attiqa.
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Winter Festival’s fresh new look

Winter Festival’s fresh new look

16 Mar 2018 - Lakes Media

A fresh new look at 44 years young is a pretty big task but an exciting one for the team at the Real Journeys Queenstown Winter Festival.  
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Dance your cares away

Dance your cares away

11 Mar 2018 - Remarkable Wellbeing

It was an ordinary Friday night in Queenstown - groups of friends sat laughing in the after-work haze, whilst others meandered around looking for foodie inspiration.
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Ride, Wine and Dine at Gibbston Valley

Ride, Wine and Dine at Gibbston Valley

10 Mar 2018 - Team Wanderlust

It is experiences like the ones at Gibbston Valley Winery that make people fall in love with Queenstown.
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Fresh Fish and Chips by the Lake

Fresh Fish and Chips by the Lake

26 Feb 2018 - Tastebud

There is something so satisfying about eating fish and chips by the water. To ensure you have the ultimate experience of this, you best get to Erik’s Fish and Chips and eat them by Lake Wakatipu.
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5 Queenstown Activities to Set your Pulse Racing in 2018

5 Queenstown Activities to Set your Pulse Racing in 2018

25 Feb 2018 - Team Wanderlust

Adrenaline capital of the world and with dozens of action-packed activities to choose from, Queenstown has become somewhat of a mecca for thrill seekers.
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It’s all about you... no, seriously, it really is

It’s all about you... no, seriously, it really is

24 Feb 2018 - Remarkable Wellbeing

I like to try new things. I think anyone who lives in Queenstown or visits Queenstown, even for the shortest amount of time, likes to try new things. Am I right?
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GY Loves Gigi’s – Glenorchy’s Horse-loving History

GY Loves Gigi’s – Glenorchy’s Horse-loving History

21 Feb 2018 - Pure Glenorchy

Until the 1960’s there was no road from Queenstown-New Zealand to the small township of Glenorchy. Supplies were traditionally carried up Lake Wakatipu by boats such as the TSS Earnslaw.
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Let Your Tastebuds Travel The World

Let Your Tastebuds Travel The World

17 Feb 2018 - Tastebud

We know The World Bar for their quirky decor, friendly staff and delicious teapot cocktails but their new menu is one that you are going to want to try as soon as possible. Do not worry, your old classic favourites are still around but cuisines including Japanese and Mexican have been added in a very innovative and tasty way.
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Biophilia Festival

Biophilia Festival

11 Feb 2018 - Lakes Media

Nestled amongst the mountains beside Moke Lake, just 20 minutes from Queenstown, Biophilia's location is as much a part of its unique vibe as the lineup.
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