Queenstown

New Zealand

Queenstown Holidays

Queenstown holidays take you to New Zealand’s capital of sports and activities. The city is home to a lively culture and is surrounded by some of the world’s most spectacular landscapes. Queenstown got its name after its stunning setting, which was said to be fit for Queen Victoria.

Whether you want to embark on a Lord of the Rings tour or make the most of the excellent gourmet cuisine and local wines available in the city’s restaurants, you’ll find something for you in Queenstown. Take a helicopter tour and see the rugged landscapes, or book a boat trip through Milford Sound and its glistening waters filled with dolphins, whales and seals.

Immerse yourself in nature in Queenstown

At Hayes & Jarvis, we have local expertise in destinations all over the world. We specialise in luxury holidays and bring you the best of every location, building bespoke holidays to ensure you get the best from your time away.

To experience some of the wonderful natural sights in the area surrounding Queenstown, book our New Zealand Getaway tour, which will take you to the lakes of Wanaka, Hawea and Wakatipu, as well as the spectacular mountains. To see the famous Milford Sound, which was carved into the mountains during the ice age, book our New Zealand Splendour tour. The South Island Wanderer is the ideal way to see everything this wonderful island has to offer.

Destination Highlights
  • Hike a glacier
  • See dolphins and whales
  • Visit glow worm caves
  • Take a wine tour
  • Ski in the mountains
  • Try a helicopter tour
Essential Information
  • Time Zone +13 hours (GMT)
  • Currency New Zealand dollar
  • Visa Information UK citizens or passport holders do not need visas for trips up to six months
  • Language English
  • Flight Time London Heathrow to Queenstown is approx 28 hours with a stop in Sydney or other destination. Flights can vary depending on the stopover and onward connection.
  • Health Information No mandatory vaccinations required. It's important to contact your GP for latest recommendations.