Queenstown is breathtaking – a mountain town which is an ideal location for a special occasion escape. What are some of the top experiences for active couples that locals recommend when visiting Queenstown?
Queenstown is a remote town encircled by mountains and a long way from a significant city. This makes Queenstown a well-known spot to view and photograph the stars. See the night sky free of light pollution. You may even see some shooting stars.
- Tandem Bungy Jumping
Kawarau Bridge Bungy is home to NZ’s very first bungy jump, AJ Hackett. With have an exceptional security record this is the place for your first bungy. Bungy jumping is one of the most outstanding experience exercises in Queenstown.
- Bike Riding
There is a number of bicycle trails in Queenstown for all levels of cyclist. The Queenstown track consists of modest tracks that connect up Queenstown to the Gibbston Valley.
The most well-known part is 16.2kn the Frankton track around to Kelvin Peninsula Trail. For the most part level track, it takes around 2 hours to ride. The path finishes at Jardine Park, where if you don’t want to ride home you can catch transport back. Buses in Queenstown have bicycle racks so it’s no issue.
- The most scenic hiking trails in New Zealand are located in Queenstown
The diversity of tracks across New Zealand’s National Parks and Reserves means there’s something for everyone. From leisurely nature trails that bring New Zealand’s unique ecosystems into focus, to challenging multi-day adventures in remote, untouched wilderness.
Shorter walks and hikes include:
New Zealand’s Great Walks that are not too far from Queenstown are:
Other hiking trails include:
- Queenstown Hill Walking Track
- Queenstown Trail
- Tiki Trail
- Mt Crichton Loop Track
- Glenorchy Walkway
- Roy’s Peak
Some of these tracks may take a few days. Therefore, it is important to be prepared with snacks, food, water and correct clothing.
Wellness Spas in Queenstown, New Zealand
If you and your loved one need pampering there are spas to suit all tastes.
A few local favorites include:
We have to mention Body Sanctum Massage & Day spa. Why? Not only is it Queenstown’s number one and original Day Spa, but it is also a multi-award winning spa that specialises in massages and ultimate relaxation. Body Sanctum Day Spa offers massage, spa bundles, facials and beauty treatments in a quiet and tranquil space. Here, you can unwind and let your worries float away.
This =day spa offers everything you need to feel pampered and relaxed. Forme Spa Queenstown offers a variety of facials and beauty treatments as well as a selection of massages. This Queenstown day spa is located in the heart of the town. Choose a relaxing massage – hot stone, tissue, fragrant healing or a couples massage.
Located in the heart of Queenstown, Harmony Spa offers the best for unwinding and skin medicines. If you and your partner are looking for the perfect place to relax, begin your journey of serenity at Harmony Spa – facials, massages to pedicures and more. So, relax, unwind and with your self-care treatments.
Where to Eat
- Enjoy a drink with a view
Visit the rooftop bar The Sundeck at Attiqa and grab a drink with your partner. Queenstown’s favorite rooftop bar is located here. Voted Glenfiddich Best Bar of the Year 2018 and Asahi Best Bar of the Year 2019,
- Take the gondola up to Skyline for dinner
Riding the Gondola up to Bob’s Peak is an iconic activity in Queenstown. Not only will you enjoy delicious food, but you will also have a beautiful view of the town.
- Enjoy a meal at The Bunker
Visit this destination with your partner after a day of activities. Sit down, relax, and enjoy delicious wine from this iconic restaurant. This estaurant is the perfect spot for an anniversary meal with your loved one.
Why Stay in the Holiday Inn Queenstown Remarkables Park?
Now it comes down to booking the perfect stay in Queenstown. Holiday Inn Queenstown Remarkables Park can help you. With our own Giants Restaurant that offers a variety of dining options. This new hotel has modern amenities and of course, a “Remarkable” location.