The Rugby World Cup is just around the corner. Starting on the 9th September three teams will be hosted in Queenstown. These teams are England, Ireland and Romania. Queenstown will also be hosting the Classics All Blacks game on the 18th September.
Queenstown is the perfect place to base yourself during the Rugby World Cup with many South Island Games being held in Dunedin and Invercargil just 2 or 3 hours drive away. It is also just a quick hop away in a helicopter which is a great way to beat the crowds and arrive in style. Heli Tours has some great flight options for the Rugby World Cup. Queenstown also has an international airport with direct flights to Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch so you can attend other games around New Zealand. If your lucky enough to be bring your own plane to New Zealand there is plenty of parking available at the Queenstown Airport.
Queenstown also has a huge range of Activities and beautiful scenery so you can keep yourself occupied in between games. Queenstown has white water rafting, parachuting, bungy jumps, fly fishing, skiing, Jet boating, Wine Tours and much more. Its likely to satisfy even the most demanding characters needs.
Of course Queenstown will be very popular during this event so it is recommended you book your accommodation early to avoid disappointment.