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“the main street”(111 reviews)
“the river”(114 reviews)
Arrowtown’s surprises at every corner with new activities, restaurants, cafes and accommodation options. You don’t have to dig far in this sophisticated, yet quaint village to find why this charming town oozes heritage whether the newly restored...more
Buckingham Street, Arrowtown, New Zealand
+64 3-442 1824
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All reviews the main street the river chinese settlement gold mining town shops and restaurants interesting shops small town lovely town like stepping back in time day trip short drive worth a visit autumn colours post office few hours high street new zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A beautiful little village, friendly locals and a great place to stroll, eat, walk the dogs, play in the river. Only 15mins away from Queenstown.

Thank 968ChrisS
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Such a great place to explore. We walked the main streets and went for a longer hike up Tobins track which offers great views. Nice restaurants and bars in town.

Thank MXF79
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went to Arrowtown on our second day of being in Queenstown. It was fantastic! Lovely little town, and the locals were super friendly in offering advice on where to go for lunch.

Thank Melissa K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were driving from Queenstown to Wanaka. And yes, do stop over for a pie and a cup of coffee. It’s nice to wonder around town for an hour or two. There are many shops to look at, from Patagonia Chocolate Shop to The Remarkable...More

Thank hellomissmay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrowtown is a beautifully restored mining village. It has become a ‘must visit’ for many who are visiting the Queenstown region and as a result it gets very busy. However, it is not tacky; there are some great cafes, all with their own character. We...More

Thank SchalkNZ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place to visit with parking down by the river. An amazing place to walk around and shop. If you get the right time of year enjoy the cherry's.

Thank 422iana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in on a wet afternoon after our flight to the Sounds was cancelled due to the weather. This is a lovely little town with a very rustic feel. Some great bars, cafes and restaurants complimented with a wide range of shops and attractions. Worth...More

Thank Cus2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visit this lovely town if you’re in Queenstown ! The village has great cafes, gabardine and restaurants, and wool clothing and tourist shops. Our highlight was the Lakes District Museum, Chinese miners’ village and Tobin Trail walk, all within or just out of town.

Thank NicoleReilly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by here before heading into Wanaka. Really like it here although it was raining. There are nice shops around, selling clothes, gifts, jewelry and sweets. There are quite a number of restaurants/cafe around too. Recommended :)

Thank GinaSeh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent the morning at Arrowtown window shopping and seeing the attractions. The bakery was fantastic. Dudley’s Cottage gold panning was fun. Old Chinese gold settlement was interesting. The museum was excellent. Great place to see and enjoy the history!!

Thank MikeC2237
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24 March 2018|
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Response from LisaC8634 | Reviewed this property |
April/May is a beautiful time in Arrowtown with the trees in full Autumn colour. April is also when the Arrowtown Autumn Festival is on.
17 January 2018|
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Response from Kim A | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Just read your question. I’m glad someone else answered for you