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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.