Queenstown is one of New Zealand's most popular travel destinations. The natural environment of this formerly humble city is really sensational. Add adventure for thrill seekers, a wide range of international restaurants and shopping, and Queenstown quickly appears on New Zealand's must-see list of many people.
To plan your visit here are some of the best things to see and do in and around Queenstown.
1. Queenstown skyline
Queenstown is home to the steepest funicular in the southern hemisphere, the Queenstown skyline. From the foot of Bob & # 39; s Peak you will reach the summit after 450 meters, where you can expect incredible views. The entire city, the Kelvin Heights peninsula, The Remarkables and Lake Wakatipu are visible at the end of the trip.
On Bob & # 39; s Peak you can have fun on the luge track or ride a mountain bike to Queenstown on designated trails. In addition, Bob’s Peak houses the Stratosphere Bar restaurant with panoramic views and many options for lunch and dinner.
If you want to stretch your legs instead of taking the cable car, there is an alternative hiking trail upstairs. You can also walk from Bob & # 39; s Peak to the Ben Lomond summit if you can't get enough of the impressive scenery. This is a really exhausting full day hike. So bring enough accessories and suitable hiking shoes with you.
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