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Customer Travel Tips for Queenstown

85% Avg. city rating Rated by 343 customers

Activities / excursions 97%

Restaurants / eating out 89%

Shopping 80%

Chilling out / relaxing 89%

Getting around / public transport 82%

Sightseeing 91%

Culture 76%

Nightlife / partying 90%

Value for money 75%

Customer Travel Tips for Queenstown

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100% Avg. rating
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  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
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  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


17 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: You need lots of $$$

Liked: Best place in the world lol

Disliked: No

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
87% Avg. rating


11 Jan 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: None

Liked: Amazing views, great selection of bars and pubs.

Disliked: Just the hostel was disappointing.

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
78% Avg. rating


08 Jan 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Book to other hostel if you have chanc

Liked: If you are visiting the NZ it is a must to visit This city.

Disliked: X base

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
78% Avg. rating


03 Nov 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Be prepared for the things I mentioned above.

Liked: The mountains

Disliked: The traffic, parking, pedestrians/tourists, expensive, crowded

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
91% Avg. rating


13 Sep 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year City break Family Holiday Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Book your activities from the city centre they are slightly cheaper then booking from the hotel or hostel

Liked: Great location lots of shopping and restaurants and supermarket Nice view

Disliked: Not enough parking space during peak season

100% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
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  • Sightseeing - 100%
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  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


06 Sep 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Hike up Queenstown hill, have a fergburger, ski at the remarkables and enjoy the mountains!

Liked: Everything! Adventures, activities, food, scenery!

Disliked: No!

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
93% Avg. rating


31 Jul 2016

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: If you're looking to stay in a hostel, stay in AQ2.

Liked: Adventure capital of the world

Disliked: N/A

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
93% Avg. rating


03 Jul 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Bring more money than you budget. Do as much as you can. Enjoy

Liked: Activities, Fergs Burgers

Disliked: NOPE

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 20%
71% Avg. rating


16 Apr 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Dont stay just in te city, travel Around this beautiful region

Liked: Everything is awesome about queenstown

Disliked: Become a city just for tourists, backpackers and working holiday young people. Expensive city, really expensive.

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 20%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 40%
67% Avg. rating


25 Mar 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Stay in the centre of town

Liked: Small and quaint

Disliked: Very busy and touristy

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
87% Avg. rating


16 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Family Holiday

Customer Travel Tip: ski

Liked: lot of things can have fun

Disliked: sometimes to windly

47% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 20%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 20%
47% Avg. rating


09 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Do lots of activities and go skydiving

Liked: One of the most beautiful places on earth. Very peaceful and quiet but lots of fun adventures and hikes to do

Disliked: The food is not so special and really expensive, but that is what all of New Zealand is like.

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
91% Avg. rating


02 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: I would go to Milford Sound and the Skippers Canion.

Liked: The fact that it is small and the surroundings are amazing. Also the landscape is beautiful. The people are very helpful and there are many activities to do. Also, if you are short on money you can always go hiking around the lake.

Disliked: I dont think so.

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
80% Avg. rating


23 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Partying / nightlife Sports, adventure or outdoor activities Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: Budget for an expensive trip

Liked: Always something happening!! Never a dead night

Disliked: Expensive

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
73% Avg. rating


21 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Not sure

Liked: Sightseeîng, variety of activities

Disliked: nothing

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 20%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
76% Avg. rating


19 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Work / volunteering

Customer Travel Tip: Bring lots of change for the parking meters.

Liked: the nightlife.

Disliked: too many people for a small area.

100% Avg. rating
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  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


17 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: Walk around the gardens and up Queenstown hill

Liked: It's beautiful

Disliked: Very tourist. I'm from New Zealand and I was the only kiwi I saw. Makes it a little less authentic

100% Avg. rating
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  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


17 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Partying / nightlife Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Book hostels well in advance in winter season

Liked: Small, everything very close together. Good traveller atmosphere

Disliked: Can be pricey

98% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
98% Avg. rating


13 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Bring warm clothes and be prepared to do other activities if it's not suitable for skiing weather

Liked: Great vibe, lots of shops, pretty

Disliked: Not many nice pubs

98% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
98% Avg. rating


13 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Partying / nightlife Shopping Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Don't be like ' I want to do it!! But I don't want to pay that much' Spend the money and do it!!! You won't regret it the memories are unbeatable

Liked: Unreal place, have to visit.

Disliked: How could anyone dislike the most beautiful place in the world!

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85% Avg. city rating Rated by 343 customers

Activities / excursions 97%

Restaurants / eating out 89%

Shopping 80%

Chilling out / relaxing 89%

Getting around / public transport 82%

Sightseeing 91%

Culture 76%

Nightlife / partying 90%

Value for money 75%

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