Earnslaw Park

Earnslaw Park is found on the pier in the centre of Queenstown, right next to Steamer Wharf.

Utilised for many different events and regular markets, there’s something happening at Earnslaw Park almost daily – at least when the weather’s good.

Musicians frequently play here. Numerous arts and crafts markets are held here. Many of the locally-run free are events are hosted here. And on sunny days you’ll find many a local out sun bathing or eating their lunch.


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