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Queenstown

Queenstown & Remarkable Mountains

Queenstown (Maori: Tahuna) is a resort town in Otago in the south-west of New Zealand's South Island. It is built around an inlet called Queenstown Bay on Lake Wakatipu, a long thin Z-shaped lake formed by glacial processes, and has spectacular views of nearby mountains such as The Remarkables, Cecil Peak, Walter Peak and just above the town; Ben Lomond and Queenstown Hill.

Places to visit

Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu
Lake Wakatipu
Lake Wakatipu is an inland lake in the South Island of New Zealand.
It is in the southwest corner of the Otago Region.
Lake Wakatipu comes from the original Māori word Whakatipu wai-māori.
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Milford Sound
Milford Sound is a fjord in the south west of New Zealand's South Island.
A fjord is a long, narrow inlet with steep sides or cliffs,
created by glacial erosion.
Remarkables (6090174251)
The Remarkables
These are a mountain range and skifield in Otago, South Island of New Zealand.
They are located on the southeastern shore of Lake Wakatipu.
They rise sharply to create an impressive backdrop for the waters.
Shotover Jet, Jet Boating the Shotover River Canyons, Queenstown, New Zealand
The Shotover River
It is located in the Otago region of the South Island of New Zealand.
The name correctly suggests that this 75 kilometre-long river is fast flowing.
Looking West from Coronet Peak
Coronet Peak
It is a commercial skifield in Otago, New Zealand.
It is located 18 kilometres to the northeast of the town of Queenstown
and seven kilometres west of Arrowtown.

Source: Wikipedia

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