Exploring the Queenstown & Wanaka region of New Zealand’s South Island and looking for ideas for your own outdoor adventures or travel itinerary? Find some inspiration as you read about the places we’ve explored and activities we’ve experienced in our travels around New Zealand.

Queenstown region map

Our Queenstown & Wanaka Outdoor Adventures

Roys Peak summit

Climbing Roys Peak

For panoramic views of Lake Wanaka and the snow-covered peaks of Mount Aspiring National Park, the climb to the summit of Roys Peak is a tough but very rewarding walk.

Queenstown & Wanaka Outdoor Adventure Map

Here’s our pick of top outdoor and adventure activities in the Queenstown & Wanaka region. The orange map markers below are places we’ve visited and you can click on a marker to see photos and read about our experience there. The blue markers are places we still need to explore – lucky us.

This is a living map, and we’ll update it regularly as we explore and discover new places and more exciting outdoor activities. Have some suggestions of places we should visit? Use the contact form over here and share the adventure.


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Wanaka: -44.698110, 169.128210
Treble Cone: -44.643390, 168.931930
Diamond Lake: -44.651210, 168.959350
Glacier Burn Valley: -44.480530, 168.806660
Rob Roy Glacier: -44.510200, 168.743830
Roys Peak: -44.673040, 169.071810
The Nevis: -45.130810, 169.151140
Queenstown: -45.037790, 168.648810
The Remarkables: -45.052090, 168.813480
Glenorchy: -44.851860, 168.382490
Ben Lomond Track: -45.023282, 168.639755
Moke Lake: -44.997506, 168.572293