Rachael Oakes-Ash charters a chopper and carves some turns on a remote, private slope.
John Borthwick finds some of the world's most spectacular scenery sitting by the side of the road.
Richard Tulloch takes a bumpy ride through New Zealand's wilderness.
Not all activities in adventure capital Queenstown require you to be an adrenalin junkie, writes Guy Wilkinson.
Matthew Benns goes from hot tub to hot slopes in Queenstown.
Skiing in New Zealand is nothing like Australia. Mostly, you don't stay in the snow, but in mountain towns below the snow fields.
Queenstown has all the action naturally, writes Doug Conway.
Though still favoured by adventure seekers, Queenstown is developing more sophisticated pleasures. Robert Upe finds 10 reasons to love the place.
It might be known as the Kiwi capital of extreme activities, but there's more to Queenstown than bungy jumping and speedboats. The town is on the edge of breathtaking mountain ranges and there are hikes in the surrounding areas to suit all tastes. In winter, Coronet Peak and the Remarkables offer some of the country's best skiing. In town, there's plenty of nightlife and dining options to keep you warm.