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Built around an inlet on Lake Wakatipu on the South Island of New Zealand, this iconic resort town offers plenty of water adventure opportunities as well as awe-inspiring views of the Southern Alps. It is a local and international favorite, and is equally famous for the wine it produces and the adventure sports that can be enjoyed there. Because of its many and varied charms, it is perfect for boaters who seek relaxation as well as those who crave thrills — just be sure to avoid peak tourist season by booking your trip during the spring or fall months.
Due to Queenstown’s proximity to lakes, rivers, and fjords, the town is any water-lover’s dream. Boaters will find a plethora of unique chartering options in the region, including everything from nature safaris and lake cruises to trout fishing expeditions and historic boat charters on steamships or sailing vessels. Canoeing and kayaking are also popular, and are the ideal ways to explore the beaches and caves that dot the shores of Lake Wakatipu.
For boaters who love the thrill of speed, there are many exciting watersports and adventure excursions that they can partake in on both the lake and in Queenstown’s other nearby bodies of water. Jet skiing, wakeboarding, and water skiing are popular activities, as is whitewater rafting or enjoying a thrilling jetboat ride. Whatever your boating or water sport preferences, you will find plenty to appreciate in Queenstown.
Really Great experience! we all have a wonderful time. The crew did an awesome job and the boat was fantastic
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