Queenstown Lakefront

Instagrammable spots

Looking for the perfect spot to snap that well sought after Queenstown Lakefront picture? Marine Parade is where you will find it!


Some of the best views of Lake Wakatipu and Queenstown's surrounding hills including Cecil Peak, Walter Peak and The Remarkables can be found along this street, as well as multiple entertainment options including jet boat rides, restaurants, bars and cafes. Fancy a scenic picnic? Grab a takeaway and head down to the beach front- you won't regret it!

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Gibbston Valley Winery & Cave Tour

Home to some of the best vinos in the region, with friendly staff and a great cellar door & restaurant menu. Located just 20 minutes from Queenstown, they are home to New Zealand’s largest wine cave...and the region’s oldest vineyards. Here you can enjoy a variety of wine, tasting & bike tours showcasing both the wine and the region. Informative and fun, the wine cave is a must-do activity to gain a true understanding of Central Otago wine. Your Cellar Door host will also take you to the region’s first vines, originally planted by founder and wine pioneer Alan Brady in 1983.

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Ferg Bakery, Burgers & Gelato

Queenstown's #1 Bakery, World Renowned Burgers & Travellers Choice Top Ranked Gelato/Sorbet. Offering a wide range of treats from savoury to sweet and anything in between, Fergbaker is your...top option for all your bakery/pastry needs. Their pies are definitely a fan favourite and for good reason with flavours like Ferg Steak, Mushroom & Blue Cheese, Lamb Kumara & Horopito and the classic Mince Pie. They also sell a wide range of sandwiches, cakes, croissants and even coffee for that morning pick me up! In the 20 years since it began, Fergburger has become an institution, and for very good reason. Its wide range of burgers, from 3/4lb (340 gram) meat patties to tofu, are freshly prepared every day, well cooked, carefully assembled, and delicious. Ferg's make everything themselves, from buns to sauces, and it shows. Using traditional Italian Effe Gelato machines, Mrs Ferg produces 50 flavours of Gelato and Sorbet with fresh materials locally sourced or made by Fergbaker in its award-winning flavour range. Visit our Shotover Street Store and watch our Gelato Chefs create you favour flavours daily in front of your eyes. Take your pick and get snapping!

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Where history meets nature- a stunning historic town, perfect for sight-seeing and snaps!   In Arrowtown the vibrant history melds with glorious nature to make for an enchanting must-do experience....A walk down Arrowtown’s heritage main street is a journey back in time, while the hills and rivers that teemed with gold mines a century and a half ago are now a mecca for hikers and bikers. Historic Arrowtown is a New Zealand treasure, and it is recognised as a Tohu Whenua. It is a scenic 25-minute drive from Queenstown, and a popular winter base for international ski teams. It's charming and quirky – a delightful gold-rush village nestled below the beautiful peaks that surround the sparkling Arrow River.

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