Coronet Peak, Queenstown: Just minutes from Queenstown, Coronet Peak offers exciting snow tubing under the stars, with a dedicated tubing area and the added thrill of night sessions, set in a world-renowned ski destination.
Day 1: Arrival in Queenstown
Arrival and Check-in: Fly into Queenstown, New Zealand’s adventure capital, and check into the Novotel Queenstown Lakeside, perfectly situated to explore the town.
Exploring Queenstown: Spend your first day soaking up the vibrant atmosphere of Queenstown. Wander around the scenic Lake Wakatipu and visit the Queenstown Gardens. For dinner, enjoy the lively vibe and delicious meals at Flame Bar & Grill, known for its superb barbecue dishes.
Day 2: First Day at Coronet Peak
Morning at Coronet Peak: After breakfast, drive to Coronet Peak, just a 20-minute journey from Queenstown. Begin your snow tubing adventure at the dedicated tubing lanes provided by Coronet Peak. Enjoy the thrill of gliding down the slopes with beautiful alpine scenery all around.
Lunch at Coronet Peak: Take a lunch break at the Coronet Peak Restaurant, which offers a range of options and panoramic views of the slopes.
Afternoon Ski Lessons: In the afternoon, try your hand at skiing or snowboarding. Coronet Peak offers lessons for beginners, making it a great opportunity to learn a new skill.
Evening in Queenstown: Return to Queenstown and dine at Botswana Butchery, offering a luxurious dining experience with locally sourced ingredients.
Day 3: More Snow Fun and Queenstown Exploration
Return to Coronet Peak: Head back to Coronet Peak for more snow tubing fun. For those looking for a different experience, Coronet Peak also offers night skiing, adding an extra element of excitement to your snow adventures.
Lunch and Leisure Time: Enjoy lunch back in Queenstown at The Boatshed Café, known for its stunning lake views and fresh, local cuisine.
Exploring Queenstown: Spend your afternoon exploring more of Queenstown. Consider a cruise on the TSS Earnslaw, a historic steamship, or a visit to the Kiwi Birdlife Park to see New Zealand’s famous kiwi.
Dinner at Queenstown: For dinner, try out Public Kitchen & Bar on the waterfront, offering a relaxed environment and a menu featuring diverse local produce.
Day 4: Arrowtown Visit and Departure
Morning in Arrowtown: On your last day, take a short drive to Arrowtown, a charming historic gold mining town. Wander through its picturesque streets and visit the Lakes District Museum.
Lunch in Arrowtown: Enjoy lunch at The Chop Shop Food Merchants, a quaint eatery known for its delicious and creative dishes.
Departure: After lunch, start your journey back to Queenstown Airport for your departure, bringing to a close your exhilarating snow tubing holiday at Coronet Peak.
This four-day itinerary presents the perfect combination of snow tubing excitement and exploration in and around Queenstown. Starting with the adventure-filled slopes of Coronet Peak, known for its excellent snow tubing facilities, you’ll get to experience the thrill of sliding down snow-covered hills with the beautiful Southern Alps as your backdrop.
In addition to the snow fun, the itinerary includes exploring the vibrant town of Queenstown, known for its stunning scenery and lively atmosphere. From dining at top-notch restaurants like Flame Bar & Grill and Botswana Butchery to leisure activities like cruising on Lake Wakatipu and visiting Arrowtown, there’s no shortage of experiences to enhance your trip.
Accommodation at the Novotel Queenstown Lakeside ensures a comfortable and convenient stay, placing you in the heart of Queenstown. The selection of dining venues throughout the trip offers a taste of the region’s diverse culinary scene, ensuring a delightful gastronomic journey.