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Things to do in Lower Shotover

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Transportation
“Queenstown isn't overly well serviced by public transport unfortunately, these guys are really the only option. Have a look on their website for bus stops and timetables.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Buses stop regularly & taxis are always available. Pick up/drop off rental cars here too”
  • 8 locals recommend
Health & Beauty Service
“5 mile frankton has everything from groceries pharmacy's dry cleaning and sports shops”
  • 6 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Queenstown’s newest shopping precinct. The Warehouse, K Mart Countdown Supermarket, retail shops, cafes, restaurants, and gym are all located here. Only a short 5 minute drive from Lake Hayes cottage.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Supermarket
“Large supermarket - Five Mile shopping complex. 15 minute drive from Kiwi Chalet. ”
  • 31 locals recommend
Grocery Store
“Large supermarket - Five Mile shopping complex. 15 minute drive from Kiwi Chalet. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Indoor Play Area
“Really fun for adults & kids! Huge trick trampolines (to practice your snowboarding or ski moves) and smaller ones. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Laundry
“Please note that there are no clothes washing or drying facilities at the holiday home. You can buy single use laundry powder at the laundromat. Five Mile also has heaps of shops and eateries to keep you occupied while you wait for your laundry.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Nature
“A beautiful, less busy spot to cycle with kids or walk and enjoy beautiful autumn colors. Sometimes we bring a picnic here and the views are stunning.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If meat is your thing this is a great place for lunch - not big on atmosphere and it can be crowded”
  • 4 locals recommend
Store
“If you are looking for locally made high quality goods and souvenirs, The Barn is the place to be! They have a small cafe and a unique selection of accessories, kids clothing, home goods and local treasures. I head to this place when I am shopping for gifts for overseas friends.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Airport
“WE ALSO HAVE A GOOD 2 $ BUS SERVICE IN THE DISTRICT STOPPING ALSO HERE AT QUAIL RISE TAKING YOU TO QUEENSTOWN AND ARROWTOWN EVERY HOUR,”
  • 15 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“If meat is your thing this is a great place for lunch - not big on atmosphere and it can be crowded”
  • 4 locals recommend
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  • 2 locals recommend
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  • 1 local recommends
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  • 1 local recommends
Golf Course
“Will deliver to you - just make sure to tell them your unit number and/or the colour of your car”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend

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