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Travelling to Queenstown

Embark on your Queenstown mountain biking holiday with ease. Fly directly into Queenstown International Airport, well-connected to major cities in New Zealand and Australia. Upon arrival, choose from various transport options, including shuttles and car rentals, for a seamless transfer to your biking adventure. Queenstown, renowned for its world-class bike trails and vibrant biking community, offers an unmatched mountain biking experience, complete with convenient local transport and bike rentals to explore the breathtaking landscapes.

Getting to your Queenstown Mountain Bike Holiday

Welcome to Queenstown, New Zealand's premier mountain bike holiday destination! Whether you're joining us from across the globe or just a short flight away, getting here is straightforward and all part of the adventure. Here's everything you need to know about traveling to Queenstown.

Flying to Queenstown

Queenstown International Airport is your direct link to this stunning region. Serving as a gateway to the lower South Island, the airport offers:
Domestic Flights: Frequent daily services from New Zealand's main centers such as Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch, operated by airlines like Air New Zealand and Jetstar.
International Flights: Direct scheduled flights from Australian cities including Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, and Gold Coast, with carriers such as Air New Zealand, Jetstar, Qantas, and Virgin Australia.

After You Land

Located just 15 minutes from downtown Queenstown, the airport offers various transport options to get you to your accommodation seamlessly:
Shuttles and Taxis: We can organise a convenient & affordable shuttle service to pick you and your bikes up from the airport and drop you straight at your accommodation. Hassle free, easy and convenient.
Car Rentals: Prefer to explore at your own pace? Queenstown Car rental services are readily available at the airport, and offer a range of vehicles to suit your needs. We can arrange 4-6 vertical bike rack hire for those vehicles with towbars, allowing you to explore further a field and drive shuttles to save the legs.

Driving to Queenstown

For those who love road trips, driving to Queenstown is a breathtaking experience. New Zealand’s highways are easy to navigate and offer scenic routes through diverse landscapes.
South Island Routes: Travel through the Southern Scenic Route, encompassing Otago and Southland, or meander down from Canterbury or the West Coast. Each path offers unique sights and experiences.
Road Conditions: While main highways are in excellent condition, be aware that some side roads may be gravel. New Zealand roads are often very windy and slow going so please allow extra time and drive carefully.

Driving in New Zealand: Remember, we drive on the left side of the road. Roads can be narrow and winding, and you might encounter the occasional sheep! Take it slow and enjoy the journey.Exploring Queenstown and BeyondOnce you're in Queenstown, the adventure truly begins. Whether you're here for the mountain biking thrills, the stunning landscapes, or the relaxing vineyards, getting around is easy

Ready for Your Queenstown Adventure? Now that you know how easy it is to get here, we can't wait to welcome you to Queenstown! Prepare for an unforgettable journey filled with breathtaking views, exhilarating experiences, and the adventure of a lifetime.

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Travel to Queenstown Key stats

  • Queenstown Airport: Direct flights from major New Zealand and Australian cities

  • Transport Options: Shuttles, taxis, buses, and car rentals available at the airport.

  • Car Hire: Extensive rental options at the airport and in major cities.

  • Driving Access: Scenic routes with well-maintained highways; left-hand side driving

  • Local Transport: Diverse options including buses, taxis, and bike rentals.

Still looking for the perfect place to stay for the Queenstown mountain bike holiday of a lifetime? Why not take a look at our portfolio of mountain bike specific holiday accommodation in Queenstown