Arrowtown – Where history meets nature
?The Wakatipu area history is well documented at the Lakes District Museum - also the town's Visitor Information Centre.
?Arrowtown provides a wide variety of places to eat, drink, shop, stay and play; matching the best in New Zealand. Explore Arrowtown lanes and arcades and discover wonderful cafes, restaurants and pubs, plus superb shopping. New Zealand's finest in clothing, souvenirs, arts and crafts, giftware and confections are available 7 days a week. In and around town are an excellent cinema, gold panning, swimming holes in the Arrow River and the restored Chinese Village Settlement. Nearby are renowned walking tracks, golf courses, ski areas, wineries and art galleries.
?To really discover Arrowtown, stay a while - there's a wide variety of accommodation, from self-contained to hosted; backpacker to luxury.
?Arrowtown is central to all the adventure and excitement that the region has to offer - 20km to Queenstown, 42km to Wanaka via the Crown Range and 43km to Cromwell. ?
Check out these Must-do's nearby
Climb aboard the elegant ‘Lady of the Lake’, the last remaining coal-fired steamship operating in the southern hemisphere, marvel at the scenery, sip on a glass of the finest local wine and enjoy every second of the 90-minute cruise across Lake Wakatipu. Read the story . . .
Food & Drink in Southern Lakes Region
Cruise on board the vintage steamship TSS Earnslaw and view stunning south island alpine scenery. During your cruise across Lake Wakatipu explore the decks, watch . . . More . . .