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Queenstown Hill, also known by its Māori name of Te Tapu-nui (mountain of intense sacredness), is a small 907 metres (2,976 ft) mountain near Queenstown, New Zealand in the South Island. The lower levels of the hill contain housing especially near Queenstown, Frankton Road and Marina Heights. Midway up the hill is a large forest of mainly douglas fir and larch, while the top is largely clear and the ground cover is that of tussock and native vegetation. Queenstown Hill is also home to a farm consisting of 1800 sheep which is owned and operated by the Middletons who purchased the lease in 1963 and freeholded the land in 1978. The Queenstown Hill Time Walk is part of the land owned by the Middletons.


Explore popular vacation packages for Queenstown Hill, New Zealand and kick-start your vacation planning for free. A gripping city on its own right, Queenstown also deserves a visit. Take a short trip from Queenstown Hill and set some time aside to explore the Queenstown. Dotted with places like Skyline Gondola, Kiwi Birdlife Park, Milford Sound; it will definitely be a good idea. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Queenstown Hill.

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Facts and Stats for Queenstown Hill*

  • Pollution Statistics in Queenstown Hill

    Know the pollution level of Queenstown Hill before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 6.25 (Very Low)
  • Queenstown Hill: Crime and Safety

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

    • 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 Queenstown Hill - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 87.11 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 6.9 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 16 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 82.51 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 26.01 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 51.71 (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 Queenstown Hill

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Queenstown Hill

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.38 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.83 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 27.83 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 95.07 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 83.48 USD

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

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