The biggest thrill we had was shopping. We bought some rain coats anticipating the winter and because they are cheaper here than in Christchurch. (yep being Dutch, always looking for a good deal)
Queenstown is build around lake Wakatipu with mountains like the remarkables on the background.
The shotover jet takes you through this canyon. The jetboat was invented by the New Zealander known as Bill Hamilton. My husband used to live opposite the Hamilton family when he was young.