The World Capital of Adventure Sports


Queenstown (population of 15,450 inhabitants) is located on the shores of Lake Wakatipu and surrounded by majestic mountain ranges, in the south island of New Zealand.

Queenstown is known as the adventure capital of the world. Exciting outdoor activities include bungy jumping, jet boating, skydiving, hiking, white water rafting, paragliding, mountain biking and much more.

Most popular sights, tourist attractions and things to do and see in Queenstown

  • Arrowtown.
  • Boat trips.
  • Bungee jumping.
  • Coronet Peak Ski Area.
  • Cruise aboard the TSS Earnslaw.
  • Festivals and cultural events.
  • Jet Boating on the Shotover River.
  • Lake Wakatipu.
  • Lake Wanaka.
  • Queenstown Gardens.
  • Shopping and Restaurant experience.
  • Skiing at The Remarkable or Coronet Peak.
  • Skippers Canyon.
  • Skyline Gondola.
  • Walking tracks.

Most important events and festivals in Queenstown

  • Alexandra Blossom Festival.
  • Arrowtown Autumn Festival.
  • LUMA Festival.
  • Macpac Motatapu.
  • Queenstown Adventure Festival.
  • Queenstown International Marathon.
  • Queenstown Jazzfest.
  • Queenstown Winter Festival.
  • Warbirds over Wanaka.
  • Winter Festival.
  • Winter Pride.

Why Queenstown is the best city to live and study English

  • The Campus in Queenstown is located at CBD, you are close to all the shops, restaurants, lake and all the amazing activities to do and enjoy.
  • Queenstown is the adventure capital of the world, which means you will have plenty of activities after class or at weekends to do and bring great memories back home.


CountryNew Zealand
Population (hab)15,450
Altitude (m.a.s.l.)321

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SLEC Southern Lakes English College Queenstown

SLEC Southern Lakes English College Queenstown

English language school in Queenstown with a great atmosphere in the center of the city, adventure capital of the world, Queenstown, New Zealand


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