If you’re looking for a special escape then Glamping in Queenstown is the one for you! Wilderness and natural beauty surround you as you relax in your five-star luxury tent. Check out these spectacular camps for nature lovers and adventure seekers. You’ll be inspired…
Accommodation Type: Glamping and Yurts
Destination: Queenstown | South Island | New Zealand
See Also: Best Glamping in Wanaka and Lake Hawea for Fun Nature Retreats and Camp Glenorchy Eco Retreat (named one of Time Magazines greatest places)
1. Remarkable’s Glamping Queenstown
Best for: Spacious Tent, Adults Only, Farm Experience, Mountain Biking, Glampers Special Food
Fall asleep to the sounds of nature in your glamorous glamping tent near Kawarau Falls, at the base of the amazing Remarkable’s mountain range. Set on an idyllic farming property, Lotus Belle Tents at Remarkable’s Glamping Queenstown are beautifully furnished for an off-grid adventure experience with 5 star comfort!
Luxury linens and duvets, queen-size bed, robes, mohair and woollen throws, bean bags, BabyG Weber and a delicious hot breakfast. The trailer next to the tent includes a cool bathroom with gas hot shower and toilet and a kitchenette with stove, grill and utensils.
On the power front solar panels charge solar lanterns and lamps to light up your cosy space.
You’re a 15 minute drive to the centre of Queenstown or why not catch a water taxi from the nearby Hilton Hotel that takes 10 minutes to the dock in Queenstown.
Feeling like exercise? Borrow one of the supplied mountain bikes and head into the wilderness on a local biking trail. Your friendly hosts will also give you a wonderful list of things to do in the locale.
It was camping at its most relaxed and fun. Would not hesitate to recommend this for anyone who likes an authentic, country experience with incredible views.
Good to Know:
- Two Guests – adults only
- Minimum two night stay
- Near the Jacks Point Golf Course
- Check prices and availability at Remarkable’s Glamping Queenstown
2. Glamp Camping Queenstown
Best for: Geodesic and Lotus Belle, Kayaking, Swimming, Romantic, Private Chef, Adults Only
Choose from two luxury Lotus Belle Tents and a Geodesic Dome on Ben Lomond Station, a working merino sheep farm, on the shores of spectacular Moko Lake.
Spend your days relaxing, swimming, kayaking, and paddle-boarding at Glam Camping Queenstown. Hike around the lake loop track and marvel at the stunning mountain backdrop.
Your hosts have worked for many years in the hospitality industry and know how to create an unforgettable experience where nature meets eco-luxury.
The tents are off grid and beautifully furnished with duck down pillows and duvets for the queen bed, pure woollen blankets, sofa and even include heating pads for cool nights. A futon can roll out for two extra guests.
The Geodesic Dome can accommodate up to three guests and has magical views through windows to the lake.
FYI: Moke Lake appeared in New Zealand filmmaker Jane Campion’s excellent television series “Top of the Lake”.
Things to Do:
Don’t miss the 4WD buggy tour around the farm, hiking tours and horseriding on offer, or just take a quiet walk immersing yourself in the mountain landscapes.
I can only urge everyone to try this once in a life time experience if you want a unique encounter with some of the most amazing nature in the world.
Good to Know:
- Trailer near the tents with bathroom and kitchen
- Children welcome
- BBQ available, indoor or outdoor dining sets
- 7kms from Queenstown, 13kms to Queenstown Airport
- Check prices and availability at Glam Camping Queenstown
Things to Do in and around Queenstown
Travellers head to Queenstown for adventure but it’s also an absolute haven for restaurants, cafes, bars, vineyards and craft breweries.
- Head to the award-winning Pinot Noir vineyards at Gibbston, jump on a bike and ride around the vineyards. By car Gibbston is 20 minutes away.
- The bike track from Queenstown to Gibbston is called the Queenstown Trail and is 130kms long.
- Try heli-biking – the helicopter takes you to a remote location and your guide leads you down the mountain
- Whitewater rafting or jetboating at Shotover River or Kawarau Gorge
- It’s time to make the jump – go bungy jumping!
- Catch the arts and crafts Queenstown Market every Saturday morning at Earnslaw Park (9.00-4.30 in summer and 9.30-3.30 in winter).
Food and Drink:
- Have a delicious breakfast at Provisions of Arrowtown, a restored miner’s cottage.
- Have lunch at The Bath House on Marine Parade for pasta of the day, Caesar salad, chowder and awesome coffee. This restored 1911 bathing shed is right on the water with the best lake views in town.
- Enjoy wood-fired pizza at Gibbston Tavern.
- Breweries in Queenstown include Atlas Beer Cafe and Beech Tree.
- Try vegan fast food at take-out Lord of the Fries and vegan specials at Yonder – a cafe by day and live music at night.
- Watch the sunset from Perky’s – a permanently moored boat turned bar.
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