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Queenstown

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Queenstown review: 40 facts and highlights

Queenstown
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Queenstown

How does Queenstown compare to the average?

  • Distance from airport
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    23.6kmvs107.39km
  • Snowfall june
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    16inchesvs1.58inches
  • Snowfall july
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    43.5inchesvs4.52inches
  • Snowfall august
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    31.5inchesvs6.27inches
  • Snowfall september
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    33.5inchesvs6.42inches

General info

1.mountain height

481meters

The height of the mountain is the difference in height between the lowest and highest point. Tall mountains can offer longer pistes, better views, and often better snowfall.
2.distance from airport

23.6km

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
3.opening hours

7hours

The opening hours is the average number of hours per day that the resort is open for skiing. Long opening hours mean you can go for an early ski, or have a long sleep and go later.
4.summit height above sealevel

1649meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
5.base elevation

1168meters

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
6.months open yearly

4months

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

36

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
2.trails (medium)

19

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Medium difficulty trails (marked with a blue square) have a slope gradient between 25% and 40%. These trails are ideal for regular skiers.
3.trails (difficult)

13

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. High-difficulty trails (marked with a black diamond) have a slope gradient of more than 40%; such trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a good challenge.
4.longest run

2.4km

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
5.Has a ski school
Queenstown
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
6.trails (easy)

4

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Low difficulty trails (marked with a green circle) have a slope gradient between 6% and 25%. Resorts with a lot of low difficulty trails are ideal for beginners.

Leisure

1.restaurants

4

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
2.restaurants on the slopes

0

Rather than having to trek back to the base of the mountain, it is a lot more convenient to have restaurants and bars on the slopes.
3.number of museums

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
4.number of cinemas

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
5.number of theaters

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
6.Has an ice rink
Queenstown
At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.

Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
Queenstown
The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.
2.hotels and hostels

0

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
3.chalets

0

A chalet is a type of house commonly found in ski resorts. Renting your own chalet can be fun and can often work out cheaper than staying in a hotel.
4.number of kindergartens

1

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2020.

Snowfall

1.seasonal snowfall

82.7inches

The average snowfall each season as measured in inches. The more snowfall there is, the more powdery and fluffy the ski slopes will be.
2.snowfall december

0inches

Average snowfall in the month of December.
3.snowfall february

0inches

Average snowfall in the month of February.
4.snowfall march

0inches

Average snowfall in the month of March.
5.snowfall january

0inches

Average snowfall in the month of January.
6.snowfall april

0inches

Average snowfall in the month of April.

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