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Arrowtown Village

Buckingham Street, Arrowtown, New Zealand
+64 3-442 1824
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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 miner’s cottages, the latest exhibit at the Lakes District Museum or the magnificent trails. Arrowtown is renowned for its café and restaurant culture. Whether fine dining, or enjoying a casual pizza or pie, there are delicious options for every budget and time span. Boutique beers and local wines are just some of the beverages on offer. Arrowtown’s tree lined streets, shops and cafes housed in original buildings and its proximity to walking /cycling tracks, vineyards, golf courses and ski fields, make it a must visit destination. Arrowtown sits only 20 minutes from Queenstown and a mere 15 minutes from Queenstown airport.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“the main street” (97 reviews)
“the river” (108 reviews)
Buckingham Street, Arrowtown, New Zealand
+64 3-442 1824

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Located a short drive from popular Queenstown on New Zealand’s magnificent South Island, this little gem is well worth a day’s visit. It is an old gold-mining town and has the familiarity of the ‘wild west’ towns portrayed so often on the silver screen. The...More

Thank Pdiddy66
Reviewed 3 days ago

Just a short drive away from Queenstown, but another world away in atmosphere. The main street is packed full of character buildings offering all manner of things to look at, buy, eat or drink. Just below the carpark is also their lovely river walk, a...More

Thank rosieh721
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A must do if you've never seen. Truly delightful. If you are staying in Arrowtown, put a bit of time into meeting the locals. Very friendly and helpful.

Thank OldGoatsKnowBest
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Definitely worth the stop - even if it’s just for lunch or dinner. The atmosphere is so quaint and there are lots of shopportunities! We didn’t delve into all the history stuff but it’s there for those who are.

Thank Spinner915
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely historic area! Quaint town center with fun shops & restaurants. Wonderful well made New Zealand products abound!

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited Arrowtown dozens of times and it always takes my breath away. It is a delightful historic village oozing in history. Only a 30 minutes drive from downtown Queenstown and so quiet with some lovely restaurants/cafes. During the Summer and over the Christmas/New...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 1 week ago

stopped here on our way to Queenstown. A lovely little historic gold mining town with its old wooden buildings, and quaint shops. Its not very big, so wont take long to walk around. There's a museum and plenty of shops to browse around. A nice...More

Thank julie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whilst we visited Millbrook, we just wanted to visit the township and have a quick bite to eat. It was quaint but I felt it lacked character

Thank Tan T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great lunch here. Really enjoyed the charm of the location. Nice shopping district. bought a merino wool poncho here at a shop called 'the gold nugget' better pricing than what i had seen in Queenstown

Thank got2bebiking
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fun little town to browse. It is mostly for tourists. The Chinese settlement was fun to learn about. We also rented bikes and went on a tun ride down by the river which was a treat because we saw more of the...More

Thank Kristy M
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17 January 2018|
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Response from Kohinoor12 | Reviewed this property |
I believe the market is on a Saturday. Unfortunately I’m unable to help with the parade. Enjoy your visit.
Sally C
30 January 2017|
Response from Arrowtown2013 | Property representative |
If you base yourself in Arrowtown you will be 20 minutes drive from Queenstown, close to Kawarau Bungy (10 minutes), Gibbston Wineries (10 minutes), Shotover Jet (10 minutes), and Arrowtown has a great choice of restaurants... More