Otago, on New Zealand's South Island, is home to the resort town of Queenstown. A great way to access Queenstown is via the small, but efficient, Queenstown Airport.
Queenstown Airport receives many domestic flights and a couple of flights from Australia during peak holiday season. The airport is well equipped with shops selling skiing equipment as well as tasty treats, making it the perfect gateway to a holiday in New Zealand's Alps.
The airport is just four miles (6km) from central Queenstown.
Getting to the city
The best way to get into the city is by taxi, however, shuttles are also available to be booked. Shuttle fares range from NZD 5 for kids, to NZD 10 for adults. It also costs an extra NZD 10 for ski gear.
Tel: +64 3 450 9031.
Rental companies including Apex, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Jucy, Nationwide, THL, and Thrifty all offer car rental services at Queenstown Airport.
Taxis are available from outside the terminal.
ATM, currency exchange, baggage lost and found office, baggage storage facilities, tourist help desk, first aid facilities, wifi, retail outlets, and restaurants. The terminal is fully accessible for disabled passengers.
Long- and short-term parking is available. It is free for the first 20 minutes, with a maximum charge of NZD 25 for the first day, and NZD 75 for a week.
Free wifi up to 2 GB per 24 hours is available throughout the airport.
The Manaia Lounge is available at $40 for up to three hours and $55 for three or more hours.
Queenstown Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.