Destination guide

The charming city of Glenorchy awaits you

The mountains, glaciers and waterfalls display a scene truly unique to Glenorchy. Well known for its cafés, safari tours and kayaking, this romantic city won't disappoint. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Glenorchy

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Glenorchy a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Coronet Peak Ski Area (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • Glenorchy Golf Club (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Glenorchy Waterfront Reserve (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Onsen Hot Pools (18 mi / 29 km)
  • Skyline Gondola (19.5 mi / 31.4 km)
  • Kiwi and Birdlife Park (19.5 mi / 31.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Glenorchy

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Glenorchy is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Glenorchy Waterfront Reserve (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Routeburn Shelter (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Moke Lake (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Skippers Canyon (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
  • Bob's Peak (19.1 mi / 30.8 km)
  • Lake Wakatipu (19.5 mi / 31.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Glenorchy

The nearest airport is in Queenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.), located 21.9 mi (35.2 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Glenorchy, NZ?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 19 vacation rentals near Glenorchy. From 11 Houses to 4 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Glenorchy for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Glenorchy?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Glenorchy. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Glenorchy Golf Club: 432 vacation rentals
  • Glenorchy Waterfront Reserve: 411 vacation rentals
  • Queenstown Mall: 751 vacation rentals
  • Arrowtown Golf Course: 799 vacation rentals
  • Gibbston Valley Winery: 806 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Glenorchy listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Glenorchy?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 11 Houses in Glenorchy. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Glenorchy include:

  • Cabins: 4 rentals available
  • Cottages: 4 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 4 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Glenorchy?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 10 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Glenorchy. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.