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    Central Otago

    New Zealand

Queenstown, Wanaka & Central Otago

Central Otago is home to some of New Zealand’s most spectacular scenery and iconic destinations. It’s New Zealand’s most inland region and also home to the Southern Hemisphere’s premier four season lake and alpine resort destination, Queenstown.

With a landscape dominated by rugged mountains, lakes, deep river gorges and tussock-clad hills and pioneering history. There’s plenty of adventure to experience here and as a result, it’s one of Luxury Tourings more popular regions to visit.



  • Visit and indulge in some of the best wines in the country.
  • See the remnants of the gold rush history and dramatic landscapes.
  • Enjoy a personal encounter with Alaskan Malamute dogs.
  • For the ultimate speed thrill visit Highlands Motorsport Park.
  • Explore picturesque heritage towns.
  • Discover the Central Otago Arts Trail.
  • Get on your bike! Experience one of three ‘Great Rides’ including the Otago Central Rail Trail the Roxburgh Gorge Trail and the Clutha Gold Trail.
  • Eat the freshest fruit from roadside stalls like Johnson’s Cottage in Roxburgh.
  • Take a cruise down the Clutha River.


  • Enjoy some of New Zealand’s best cuisine and wines in Queenstown.
  • Luxury accommodation overlooking lakes and mountains.
  • More activities that you can do in a lifetime! From jetboats and skydiving to white water rafting, spa experiences and wine tours.
  • Multiple ski resorts.
  • Vibrant nightlife.
  • The home of bungy jumping.
  • Scenic gondola from Coronet Peak or Skyline.
  • Mountain biking and walking trails for all abilities.


  • Enjoy one of the many walks in the region.
  • The launching pad to the Aspiring National Park – with a host of walking trails.
  • Visit the Air Museum.
  • Relax on the beach on a summer’s day or explore the shops in town.
  • Adventure up the Matukituki valley for stunning views and amazing hikes.
  • Enjoy one of the many craft breweries or wineries in the region.
  • The Clutha River is great for fishing.
  • Mountain biking.