Arrowtown Things To Do

Queenstown Things To Do means enjoying a huge variety of activities set to a backdrop of stunning scenery. The Remarkable Mountains and Lake Wakatipu provide a unique setting to spend your days enjoying Queenstown.

Aside from the adrenalin stuff, there are heaps of things to do in Queenstown. Enjoy an array of walks, hop on a scenic cruise across Lake Wakatipu. Or, take to the skies with a scenic flight over the Remarkables or over to the majestic Milford Sound in Fiordland National Park. Golfers are spoilt for choice with five courses within 30 minutes of downtown Queenstown. On those long warm days, take a tour of an award-winning winery with four wine growing regions less than an hour's drive away. Back in town, there are a number of fine art galleries and gift shops to browse in the compact town, along with plenty of cafes and restaurants when you need to take a break. To capture the amazing views on camera, take a ride on the Skyline Gondola. 

Rose Douglas Park

Rose Douglas Park Arrowtown, Queenstown

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Situated close to Arrowtown, Rose Douglas Park is a local's favourite for taking the kids to. The small park includes a modern playground and a garden area.

Arrowtown War Memorial

Arrowtown War Memorial Arrowtown, Queenstown

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Arrowtown War Memorial is located opposite the Arrowtown Cemetery on Durham Street. It's a short and steep walk to the war memorial monument that offers fantastic 360 panoramic views of Arrowtown.

Arrowtown Chinese Settlement

Arrowtown Chinese Settlement Arrowtown, Queenstown

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Fascinating restoration of the old Chinese settlement in this former gold mining town. Historic reminder of the 'forgotten' community, and the contribution they made to Arrowtown's fortunes.

Arrow River 150th Anniversary Walk

Arrow River 150th Anniversary Walk Arrowtown, Queenstown

A beautiful and tranquil 4.2km loop walkway along the banks of the Arrow River. The trail was created by the Otago Regional Council in 1998 to mark 150 years of European Settlement in Otago.

Mary MacKillop Cottage

Mary MacKillop Cottage Arrowtown, Queenstown

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Explore a part of historic Arrowtown. Learn more about Catholic nun Mary MacKillop and the work she did in the area.

Marshal Park

Marshal Park Arrowtown, Queenstown

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Marshal Park is positioned at the top of Buckingham Street in Arrowtown. With the trees providing a welcoming shade during the warm summer months, it's a popular spot for enjoying alfresco lunch.

Dudley's Cottage

Dudley's Cottage Arrowtown, Queenstown

Dudley's Cottage is a pictureque cafe just off Buckingham Street in Arrowtown and next to the entrance of the Arrrowtown Chinese Settlement

The Hills Golf Course

The Hills Golf Course Arrowtown, Queenstown

The drama of the course is matched by the drama off it. Set amongst 500 acres of land across a glacial valley, the challenging Hills Golf course is home to lakes, sculpture and modern clubhouse.

Millbrook Golf Resort

Millbrook Golf Resort Arrowtown, Queenstown

Millbrook has numerous accolades to its name and most significantly has been voted Best Golf Resort in Australasia and New Zealand at the World Travel Awards.

The Lakes District Museum and Gallery

The Lakes District Museum and Gallery Arrowtown, Queenstown

Stop by the Lake District Museum and Gallery, one of the country's most beloved small museums, for a look at early life in Otago.


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