Queenstown is one of New Zealand’s premier ski destinations. But if you aren’t a fan of the slopes or visit out of season. You’re still spoiled with things to do. Here are seven ways to kick start your Queenstown weekend. The city itself is crowned with stunning viewpoints but to get the best landscape views, head up the skyline you’ll be transported to unrivaled views of the local mountain ranges. Home of adventure activities, you can’t come to Queenstown and not bunjee jump. The first ever commercial bungee jump in the world was started right here. If you want something more relaxing then jump on the TSS Earnslaw. This old steamboat can take you around the lake right in the middle of Queenstown. You can see amazing views from the water. The Gibson Valley Winery is just a short drive out of town. And you can take part in their tasting or visit the vineyard. If you don’t have time to tour Fiordland in depth, then take a day trip and cruise to Milford Sound. It’s an easy way to see one of New Zealands premiere attractions and one of the most beautiful views in the country. Wanaka is another great side trip from Queenstown. The sleepy version of Queenstown has some great hiking tracks and is an awesome place to come and kick back and relax for a few days. Well preserved Arrowtown is not far from Queenstown and was home to the gold mining boom here in the country. All of the properties are protected, so they still look like they did back in the gold mining days. Back in Queenstown itself don’t miss out on the booming food scene. Ice cream at Patagonia or a famous Fergburger are must-visits. Whatever you want out of New Zealand, Queenstown serves it all up against one amazing backdrop.