Arrowtown เป็นเมืองประวัติศาสตร์ในยุคขุดทอง เพียง 20 นาที จาก Queenstown , Arrowtown เป็นเมืองที่อยู่จุดศูนย์กลางของบริเวณ Southern Lakes Ski บนถนน Buckingkam สามารถหาซื้อเสื้อผ้าคุณภาพสูง รวมทั้งของที่ระลึก งานศิลปะ งานฝีมือ ของฝาก และ ไวน์
The discovery of gold in the Arrow River in 1862 brought miners from around the world, who together built the tree lined avenues and small stone and timber cottages that have become characteristic of the settlement of Arrowtown. A treasure in its own right, Arrowtown retains an ambience sought after by visitors and locals alike.
At the heart of the southern lakes district, Arrowtown’s long hot summer days and stunning autumn colours are followed by crisp clear winters and a verdant spring.
The seasonal changes are best reflected in the historic tree lined avenue, where in autumn the leaves of gold and red are celebrated with an annual autumn festival, and provide photographers and artists with inspiration.
Arrowtown is nestled beside the Arrow River, and is the home of unique attractions. Visitors can enjoy gold panning, tours around historic buildings, the Chinese Miners Settlement, the district’s museum, a boutique cinema and numerous walking trails. Arrowtown is central to the region’s best in wineries, artist galleries, golf courses, fishing and ski areas.
Buckingham Street, the town’s main street and the lanes and arcades around it, are a shopping attraction, offering a wide range of quality products including fashion, galleries, jade, gifts and local wines.
Food has a special focus in Arrowtown from fine dining restaurants serving the freshest New Zealand products to international cuisine, from cafes and bars to sweet treats and takeways.
Arrowtown has a population of 2,400 who share their village atmosphere with visitors. It has an excellent pre-school and primary school, and the quality amenities include a library, museum, swimming pool, lawn bowls, skate park and internationally acclaimed golf courses. Services include, a medical centre, post office and pharmacy. Nearby are an international airport, hospital, ski areas, ice and curling rinks, sports, events and aquatic centres.
Arrowtown is 20 minutes from Queenstown, and 15 minutes from the Queenstown international airport