Queenstown is New Zealand’s leading tourist centre, attracting around 1.9 million visitors every year, and one of the country’s fastest growing regions. A resident population of around 20,000 is ever-increasing as visitors see the lifestyle potential in the area and make it their home.
The regions is renowned for its stunning lakes and mountains, high-octane activities and quality resorts and wineries. It offers a pace of life to suit every holidaymaker and resident. The Queenstown climate is generally dry, with very defined seasons. Winter offers excellent skiing on the area’s multiple skifields, spring is perfect for rejuvenation in the burgeoning sunshine, summer brings long, warm days of leisure pursuits and autumn is truly spectacular, particularly in nearby Arrowtown, alive with red and gold leaves.
With its own International Airport, Queenstown has seen leaps in both demand and values with a large percentage of international investors buying in the Queenstown region. As a major player on the world tourism stage with a year-round destination reputation, it is a leading market for short term holiday rentals. With its ever-increasing residential population there is also a strong demand for long-term rentals with occupancy consistently over 95%.
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