Details, Queenstown, New Zealand

January 24, 2013
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GETTING THERE

Air New Zealand provides connecting flights from Washington Dulles to Queenstown.

WHERE TO STAY

The Dairy

Brecon and Isle Streets

011-64-3-442-5164

www.thedairy.co.nz

Perched above Queenstown’s main streets, this 13-room luxury property feels like a plush but mod country manor. Tea on the deck is a highlight. Rooms from $390.

Crowne Plaza Queenstown

Beach Street

888-233-0368

www.crowneplazaqueenstown.co.nz

Efficiently run and well priced, boasting an unbeatable lakeside location with views of the Remarkables mountain range. Rooms from $120.

WHERE TO EAT

Saffron

18 Buckingham St.

011-64-3-442-0131

saffronrestaurant.co.nz

Earthy, elegant dishes such as confit of rabbit with homemade black pudding. Entrees $30-$58.

Post Office Cafe

41 Ballarat St.

011-64-3-442-8238

postofficecafe.co.nz

Bright, laid-back cafe that’s a cool spot for strong coffee ($2.50) and well-prepared breakfast items such as eggs on toast with smoked salmon ($12).

Mediterranean Market

53 Robins Rd.

011-64-3-442-4161

mediterranean.co.nz

Smart and well-priced local hangout with a terrific selection of prepared foods and a comfy cafe area. Small plates $4-$13.

WHAT TO DO

Art Adventures

011-64-3-442-3678

www.artadventures.co.nz

Alice Blackley offers half-day ($125) and full-day ($295) tours of artists’ studios and galleries. The company also arranges outdoor sketching workshops for all skill levels with local instructors (from $260).

GreenBrown Gallery

2 Lower Stewart St.

011-64-3-442-3678

greenbrowngallery.co.nz

Blackley’s new gallery showcases Queenstown-area artists.

Kapa Design Gallery

29 Rees St.

011-64-3-442-4041

kapa.co.nz

Milford Galleries

9A Earl St.

011-64-3-442-6896

www.milfordgalleries.co.nz

Nadene Milne Gallery

16 Buckingham St., Arrowtown

011-64-3-442-0467

nadenemilnegallery.com

INFORMATION

www.queenstownnz.co.nz

M.K.

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