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The lakeside destination of Queenstown is one of the inland city highlights of New Zealand, nestled on the edges of Lake Wakatipu in the southern half of South Island. People travel from all around the world to come here for its adventure sports, and its proximity to New Zealand’s awe-inspiring scenery. This is where bungee-jumping was born, where skiers plunge down slopes in winter, and where the lake beckons to kayakers and canoeists.

Rent a car in Queenstown to pack in as much adventure as possible during your trip here. Drive outside of the city to find wineries and old mining towns. Orbitz can help you to find the best deal.


Queenstown and beyond: Three destinations by car

Queenstown is just moments away from more mountains, lakes and fiords than you could possibly visit in one trip. We’ve picked three highlights to visit in your rental car.

Arrowtown

Arrowtown is Queenstown’s quieter neighbor, promising mellow charm and historical sightseeing. It started out as a gold-mining community in the mid-19th century, which you can read about in the Lakes District Museum. The town’s main street still retains much of the old-world atmosphere. Visit Arrowtown in fall for superb colors on the banks of the Arrow River.

Journey time: Around 20 minutes

Distance: Approximately 10 miles

Te Anau

The town of Te Anau is your first port of call on a journey into the magical, cinematic landscapes of Fiordland National Park. Sights such as the Milford Sound, where sharp peaks and waterfalls drop into the lakes below, will stay with you forever. The town itself is an appealing destination, with hiking tracks leading through it, and a wide range of homely accommodations.

Journey time: Around two hours

Distance: Approximately 105 miles

Mount Aspiring National Park

Hikers, photographers, adventurers and dreamers in the South Island all end up eventually in the wondrous landscapes of Mount Aspiring National Park. Short hiking routes allow even casual walkers to experience the beauty of its lakes and forests. Don’t miss the Blue Pools near Makarora, which you can reach in under a mile of trekking, and where totally clear water lies hidden in beech forests.

Journey time: Around two hours

Distance: Approximately 80 miles