We Recommend

Met Service

A great source for local weather. Our favourite feature is the 3 day rain forecast - within the purpled lines is snow!

Snow Forecast NZ

A great place to check how many cm's of the white stuff we are due! You can choose your resort and your elevation.

NZ Mountain Safety Council

A great source of information for anyone heading out into the back country. They provide an avalanche forecasting system in twelve key locations across the country during the relevant avalanche seasons.

Southern Lakes Heliski

Southern Lakes Heliski has been delivering heliski experiences since 1985.  Locally owned and operated they employ passionate, qualified guides who have both extensive international experience, as well as deep local knowledge of our mountains.

They have terrain extending over 17 mountain ranges and boosting in excess of 800 runs, which means they have the most heliski terrain in the Southern Lakes region. 

They are also the only heliski company with our own luxury lodge. Minaret Station Alpine Lodge is situated in world-class heliski terrain where guests can go and experience the beautiful Southern Alps while enjoying exceptional hospitality and comfort.

Southern Lakes Heliski offers a variety of options from a one-day heliski experience, multi day heliski options, as well as private charters. They provide premium heliski experiences for everyone from intermediate to the most advanced.

Harris Mountain Heli Ski

For more than 30 years, Harris Mountains Heli-Ski has guided skiers and boarders to the choicest snow and terrain New Zealand has to offer.

Their team has decades of local and international experience, not only in heli-ski guiding, but in all aspects of mountaineering and alpine flying.

They ski hundreds of peaks in eleven legendary mountain ranges – more territory than any other operator. From gentle rolling slopes, perfect for backcountry first-timers, to snowy bowls, challenging chutes and steep lines for the more experienced, this is the powder playground of your dreams.


The website to visit if you are wanting to car pool your way up to the mountains.

Kidz Go

Kidz Go really know their stuff when it comes to family holidays. After all, they feature us! Kidz Go New Zealand has had the same mission for 18 years – to make family travel in New Zealand easier!

Lone Star Queenstown

Established in 1991, Lone Star Queenstown is genuinely and rightfully considered an institution.

The restaurant has a mix of old town Queenstown and a rustic, cowboy themed interior as well as a more modern upstairs dining room with comfortable private booths, a large projector screen and a pool table.

Patagonia Chocolates

A longing for the exquisite chocolate of their Argentinian homeland led owners Alex Gimenez and Lorena Giallonardo to establish Patagonia Chocolates in 2005, so they could deliver the very best artisan delicacies to their local community and visitors while keeping true to their South American roots.

14 years later, Patagonia Chocolates are chocolatiers, ice cream makers and coffee roasters with five cafes located in the Southern Lakes of New Zealand.

Queenstown Ice Arena

The Queenstown Ice Arena offers a great value, super fun activity for all ages and abilities. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or someone taking to the ice for the first time they will provide an unforgettable Ice Skating Experience!

Fear Factory

Fear Factory offers visitors a unique entertainment experience…real life fun and scares in the heart of Queenstown!

Complete with live actors and impressive special effects, guests dare to walk the dark hallways of the old Lockhart Hotel – can they make it through or do they call ‘Chicken’? It’s their individual adventure to experience.

Reading Cinema

With three wall to wall cinema screens featuring the highest quality crystal clear digital sound, you really can experience the difference at Reading Cinemas Queenstown.

Sit back and relax in their luxurious armchair stadium seating and immerse yourself in the latest new release films.

Queenstown Snow Transport

Queenstown Snow Transport offers groups large or small a private shuttle service to the local ski resorts around Queenstown and Wanaka.

They accommodate groups up to 11 per van.

Their exclusive transport means they collect your group at your accommodation and deliver you to the base building of the resort. When you're done for the day, they will be ready to take you back to your accommodation in Queenstown or Wanaka.


There is probably no need to give any explanation here, as Fergburger's reputation speaks for itself. When returning from Queenstown, you will be asked 'Did you have a Fergburger?' 

Crowne Plaza

Location, Location... Location! Welcome to Crowne Plaza Queenstown, where you will find yourself re-connecting with powerful landscapes and inspiring mountain & lake views. Our Queenstown hotel is on a privileged site, just opposite the historic Steamer Wharf and prime lakeside eating, drinking and entertainment destinations. Here you can experience the pleasure of being right in the heart of town.

All Mountain

The team at All Mountain NZ is dedicated to making your holiday hassle free. We provide private transfer for small and larger groups to your favorite ski field, and also organise ski passes and ski lessons to avoid queuing. You choose the time, the destination, skip the daily line and get direct access to the chairlift. Let us know what you need and we'll sort it out for you.

Family Adventures

Family Adventures specialise in soft adventure trips, rafting the upper reaches of the famous Shotover River near Queenstown.  Our trip by bus and raft is a unique way to experience the wonderful backcountry we have close by in Queenstown, and is suitable for everyone from 3 years upwards.  Water confidence is NOT necessary. Trips available from September until May.