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Wandering around Arrowtown – New Zealand

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20 minutes from bustling Queenstown is the small historic town of Arrowtown.  Where Queenstown is high energy, Arrowtown is quaint and laidback.  Its a gold rush village which is similar to the likes of Skagway in Alaska, albeit smaller.

The town is full of shops, boutiques and cafes.  There is plenty of free parking along the river, and then you can just explore on foot, as its easily walkable.

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There is an old gaol (jail) building which you can request the key for from the museum – or you can just do what we did and peak through the door.

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There is a museum which was closed when we visited due to us being there after work.

 

 

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When you are done exploring the town, there are a number of nature trails and walks available which are clearly signposted.

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If you enjoyed this post, you may also like to check out some of my other blog posts about New Zealand including the Arrowtown War Memorial and Cemetery and the Chinese Gold Mining Settlement.

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10 thoughts on “Wandering around Arrowtown – New Zealand

  1. Arrowtown is incredibly beautiful!!

    Posted by jaanethough | March 27, 2015, 2:16 pm
  2. that village is charming clean quiet I LIKED it

    Posted by عابرةسبيل | March 27, 2015, 6:43 pm
  3. Looks like such a quaint and beautiful place!

    Posted by Fourth Generation Farmgirl | March 28, 2015, 2:12 am
  4. Based upon the photographs you have posted, I would say that Arrowtown is a far more inviting place than Skagway.

    Posted by a gray | March 28, 2015, 3:24 am
  5. If everything goes as plan, in two years, we should be able to visit NZ. It looks like a wonderful country with great scenery and wilderness.

    Posted by darwinontherocks | April 21, 2015, 8:00 pm

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