Arrowtown Tourism, New Zealand

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Arrowtown is an historic gold mining town in the Otago region of the South Island of New Zealand. Arrowtown is located on the banks of the Arrow River approximately 7.5 km from State Highway 6. There is also road access directly to Queenstown via the Shotover Gorge and a third route via the picturesque Lake Hayes. The town reached a population low of fewer than 200 people in the 1960s before gaining popularity again. According to the 2006 New Zealand census, the usually resident population of Arrowtown was 2,151, a 27.1% increase since 2001. The town has seen considerable growth and construction, but it falls under strict appearance covenants applied by the local authority that aim to preserve the appearance of the town. There are many well preserved buildings used by European and Chinese immigrants dating from the gold mining days of the town. Arrowtown is the home of the Lakes District Museum and Ah Lum's store which is part of the historic Arrowtown Chinese Settlement. Bordering the town is Sir Michael Hill's Championship Golf Course which is home to the New Zealand Golf Open. This championship golf course is a private membership club, but does allow green fee players by appointment only. The Club also provides a Day Spa that is available to the public. Nearby is the luxury Millbrook Resort, which has a spa and 27-hole golf course. It was the site of the agreement of the Millbrook Commonwealth Action Programme, a programme of the Commonwealth of Nations on the implementation of the Harare Declaration.

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Looking for travel information about Arrowtown? Explore the best travel advice on Arrowtown, New Zealand. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Queenstown, New Zealand. Queenstown is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Skyline Gondola, Kiwi Birdlife Park, Milford Sound. Also, to reach Arrowtown, you'll have to take a flight to Queenstown; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Tour packages of Arrowtown are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Arrowtown*

  • Pollution Statistics in Arrowtown

    Know the pollution level of Arrowtown before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 8.33 (Very Low)
  • Arrowtown: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Arrowtown for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Arrowtown.

    • Burglary and Theft 9.38 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 3.13 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 3.13 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 9.38 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 71.88 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 9.38 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 21.88 (Low)
  • Living in Arrowtown - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 87.11 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 9.2 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 16 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 90.47 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 26.01 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 53.46 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Arrowtown

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Arrowtown

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.37 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.1 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 28.46 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 106.72 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 78.26 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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