The Tour

Two tours every day
10am and 2pm

Just meet your guide at the starting point: Memorial Archway, Marine Parade (on the waterfront).



Get to know the real Queenstown with your friendly and knowledgeable local guide. We’ll show you that Queenstown is more than just the adventure capital of NZ.

Through our unique style, combining history with entertainment, you’ll learn about the stories and legends that have shaped Queenstown. We’ll introduce you to our town and help you get the most out of your stay here.

As we walk around the heart of downtown Queenstown you will hear a wee bit about:

  • Local Maori
  • Early settlers
  • Mining and tourism history
  • Historical buildings and landmarks
  • Geology of the local mountains
  • Local plants and animals
  • Modern local legends
  • and much more . .

You’ll sample the delicious taste of Cookie Time Cookies – a kiwi staple! We’ll also introduce you to our favourite beer from local Queenstown Brewery Altitude Brewing. We’ll finish up the tour at Smiths Craft Beer House – where they have over 21 beers to try!