Where to Find the Best Views in Queenstown
Set on the shores of Lake Wakatipu and overlooking jagged mountain peaks, Queenstown, New Zealand, is one of those rare places where the real-life scenery is even more magical than the postcards. From high-flying adventures to mountaintop lookouts and lake cruises, here’s where you'll find the most spellbinding views in Queenstown.
Enjoy "Remarkable" views.
Get a new perspective on Queenstown.
You can't beat a bird's-eye view.
Hop into a chopper for a high-flying adventure. Helicopter tour options include flights to Milford Sound, where travelers pass over Fiordland National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Helicopter tours also fly to the Southern Alps, where it’s possible to land on the icy expanse of the Jura Glacier.
Sunny summer vistas.
In the winter, the views from Coronet Peak ski field are often obscured by cloud, but on clear summer days, the panoramas wow with mountain peaks rising in every direction. Between September and April, you can hang glide from the ski field, enjoying bird’s-eye views of the surrounds as you soar through the air.
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