Queenstown is a year-round holiday destination, but us kiwis know how to do summer best! With the obvious selling point of Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown makes for a pretty sweet summer and we have put together a few pointers on how to enjoy the most Kiwi Summer ever!
Fish & Chips
A kiwi staple year round, but even more so in summer! Throw on your janadals, head to Eric’s Fish & Chips to pick up your order and take it down to the lake to enjoy lakeside. Don’t forget the tomato sauce and a loaf of bread to make chip butty’s.
Water Sports & Boating
A kiwi summer wouldn’t be complete without some time spent on the water! Whether it be swimming, biscuiting, water skiing, wake boarding or fishing there’s nothing more we love than a water activity on a hot summers day.
We don’t know why but for some reason us kiwis seem to be compelled to jump, swing or fling ourselves off something. Whether it be attached to a glorified elastic band or into the water it doesn’t get much more kiwi than this. For a great rope swing head down to Lake Hayes!
A summer BBQ alongside Lake Wakatipu is a must do! If you are travelling through and don’t have access to a BBQ, fear not! Along the Lake Esplanade you will find built in BBQ’s free for anyone’s use, just make sure to clean up after.