New Zealand's South Island - Queenstown & Wanaka (PDF Chapter)
This is the Queenstown & Wanaka chapter from Lonely Planet’s New Zealand’s South Island guidebook.
Few people come to Queenstown to wind down. The self-styled ‘adventure capital of the world’ is a place where visitors come to throw their inhibitions out the window…and throw them-selves out of planes and off mountain tops and bridges.
- take the literal leap into any number of once-in-a-lifetime activities in Queenstown, the ‘adventure capital of the world’
- scale a waterfall via ferrata before dining among Wanaka’s bevy of interesting eateries
- spend a day in a lower gear strolling the historic gold-rush town of Arrowtown, before dis-covering a couple of very chic bars
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Queenstown, Around Queenstown, Glenorchy, Ar-rowtown, Wanaka & Around, Cardrona, Lake Hawea, Makarora.
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