Travel northeast for 650 kilometres, you'll arrive at Wellington, the capital of New Zealand.
Salty waves await you at Queenstown Beach, just 35 kilometres to the southeast of here.
You'll find various natural attractions near Glenorchy. Milford Sound and Mitre Peak, 45 kilometres and 50 kilometres away from Glenorchy respectively, are just two of the popular options.
If you want to see the prowess, agility and speed of some top-class athletes, head to Queenstown Event Centre, 35 kilometres from Glenorchy. Experience the bustling atmosphere as each team battles for glory at this popular sporting ground.
Some say a game of golf represents our lives. Sometimes you're winning and sometimes you're losing. To enjoy the ups and downs, play a game at the Glenorchy Golf Club.
Pack the goggles, gloves, and boots, and head to Glenorchy's Coronet Peak Ski Area, 30 kilometres away. The facilities and well-groomed runs at Treble Cone, 40 kilometres away, make it another good choice.
Put aside some time to visit the surrounding area. Kinloch and Dalefield are both fortunately just a short journey from Glenorchy, so it definitely makes sense to add them to your itinerary.
If things like Lake Wanaka, the Rippon Vineyard and the Puzzling World pique your interest, you'll probably want to visit Wanaka on your way to or from Glenorchy. A major regional hub found 60 kilometres to the east, it's a place you won't regret visiting. Basecamp Wanaka Climbing Centre and the Wanaka Golf Club are other reputable sites.
Get some exercise by taking part in the adventure activities in Otago, like ice skating and mountain biking.
For a relaxing day in Otago, you can't go wrong with some cycling or shore fishing.
Parasailing is an unmatched experience, and Otago is a great place to give it a whirl.
You're unlikely to forget the incredible views of Otago, long after you leave.
Make your stay as easy as you can by flying in and out of Queenstown International Airport (ZQN), found some 35 kilometres from Glenorchy.
Situated in Glenorchy, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Glenorchy Golf Club and Glenorchy Waterfront Reserve. Lake Wakatipu is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) away.
Bold Peak LodgeAU$126Bold Peak LodgeAU$126
Situated in Glenorchy, this bed & breakfast is within 6 mi (10 km) of Glenorchy Golf Club, Glenorchy Waterfront Reserve, and Lake Wakatipu. Routeburn Shelter ...
Glenorchy Peaks B&BAU$136Glenorchy Peaks B&BAU$136
Situated in Glenorchy, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Glenorchy Golf Club, Glenorchy Waterfront Reserve, and Lake Wakatipu. Routeburn Shelter and Walter ...
Situated in the mountains, this luxury bed & breakfast is within a 5-minute walk of Glenorchy Waterfront Reserve and Lake Wakatipu. Glenorchy Golf Club is 0.2 ...
Situated in the mountains, this cabin is 0.5 mi (0.7 km) from Glenorchy Waterfront Reserve and within 32 mi (52 km) of Routeburn Shelter and Queenstown ...
Situated in Glenorchy, this vacation home is within 6 mi (10 km) of Glenorchy Golf Club, Glenorchy Waterfront Reserve, and Lake Wakatipu. Routeburn Shelter is ...
Situated on a lake, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Lake Wakatipu, SKYCITY Wharf Casino, and Steamer Wharf. Creative Queenstown Arts & Crafts Market ...
Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa is on the eastern shore of Lake Wakatipu in Kawarau Village, 5 minutes’ drive from Queenstown Airport and 15 from the center of ...
Hilton Queenstown Resort & SpaAU$179Hilton Queenstown Resort & SpaAU$179
This family-friendly Queenstown hotel is located near the airport, within a 10-minute walk of Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown Mall, and Queenstown Gardens. Queenstown ...
Millennium Hotel QueenstownAU$205Millennium Hotel QueenstownAU$205
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