Kelvin Heights

An outlying suburb of Queenstown, sitting on the sunny side of Lake Wakitipu.

Kelvin Heights, also known as Kelvin Peninsula, is known for it’s sunny aspect, grand homes and a well-established golf course. It is one of the most expensive suburbs in New Zealand to buy a house in and has a number of exclusive holiday homes available for rental.

There is also a walking / biking trail that runs around the lake connecting Queenstown itself with Kelvin Heights and the Frankton Arm section of Lake Wakatipu.


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International private equity company purchases iconic New Zealand-based tourism company

A consortium led by Blue Sky Alternative Investments has bought Queenstown-based Active Adventures, a tourism company that offers fully-guided, all-inclusive small group adventures in New Zealand, Nepal, Europe and South America. Following a lengthy sales process, a deal was completed on Tuesday August 1st. It’s business as usual for the company’s 30 staff and 60 guides scattered around the world, …

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Queenstown’s Five Mile retail centre “goes from strength to strength” with new retailers open and bus service coming soon

Pizza chain Dominos — renowned for its high-quality pizzas, sides and chicken at an affordable price – opened in Five Mile Place last week with its second store in the Queenstown district. Family clothing chain Postie Plus also opened at Five Mile over the holidays, offering its full range of women’s, men’s, children and beauty ranges, as well as school …

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