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Getting to Queenstown

Couple by Helicopter in Snow on Mountain


Queenstown International Airport makes getting here easy. Just a short 3 hour direct flight from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and the Gold Coast, or alternatively you can connect daily from Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch. Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin and Jetstar all fly to and from Queenstown Airport.

Air travel times

Sydney – 3 hours
Melbourne – 3 hours
Brisbane – 3.5 hours
Auckland – 1.45 hours
Wellington – 1.20 hours
Christchurch – 50 minutes

Range Rovers


Many guests choose to fly directly into Queenstown, although it is also popular to include Queenstown as part of a wider itinerary of the South Island and/or New Zealand as a whole.

Regardless of the length of your visit, Queenstown is definitely a ‘must see’ place to visit and we consider it the BEST place in New Zealand to get married!

Driving times

Christchurch: (486km) 6 hours
Dunedin: (283km) 3.5 hours
Fox Glacier: (381km) 5 hours
Wanaka: (67km) 1 hour
Mount Cook: (254km) 3.5 hours
Picton: (814km) 11 hours

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