5 days in Lake Hawea, Arrowtown & Queenstown Itinerary

5 days in Lake Hawea, Arrowtown & Queenstown Itinerary

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5 days in Lake Hawea, Arrowtown & Queenstown Itinerary

Start: Queenstown
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Lake Hawea
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Arrowtown
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Queenstown
— 1 night
End: Queenstown

1
night
Lake Hawea

Lake Hawea ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Hawea.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Lake Hawea online tour planner .

Queenstown to Lake Hawea is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Arrowtown.

Things to do in Lake Hawea

Nature Parks
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Lake Hawea ©
Lake Hawea

2
nights
Arrowtown

Arrowtown ©
Hello! This is Arrowtown - the much visited, much loved, 4-season, southern hemisphere holiday destination, located only 15mins drive from the Adventure Capital of the World - Queenstown, South Island, New Zealand. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): tee off at Millbrook Resort Golf Course, do a tasting at Domain Road Vineyard, and then take an in-depth tour of Lakes District Museum & Art Gallery. Keep things going the next day: sample the fine beverages at Cardrona Distillery, look for gifts at Honey & Cocoa, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Arrowtown Chinese Settlement.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Arrowtown vacation planner .

Getting from Lake Hawea to Arrowtown by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Queenstown.

Things to do in Arrowtown

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cardrona Distillery, Domain Road Vineyard
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Arrowtown Chinese Settlement ©
Arrowtown Chinese Settlement
Lakes District Museum & Art Gallery ©
Domain Road Vineyard ©
Domain Road Vineyard

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night
Queenstown

Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): do a tasting at Chard Farm Winery, then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Kiwi Birdlife Park, then push the limits with an extreme tour, and then take in the exciting artwork at Silver Fern Gallery.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Queenstown tour planner.

Queenstown is just a stone's throw from Arrowtown. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Queenstown

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Zipline
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Kiwi Birdlife Park ©
Kiwi Birdlife Park

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