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Right on the Lakefront

Welcome To Kawarau Village

Kawarau Village is Queenstown's lakefront accommodation and dining precinct, home to the Hilton Queenstown hotel and DoubleTree by Hilton Queenstown.

Kawarau Village sits on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, facing north to deliver full afternoon sun, and sheltered from prevailing winds. 

The Kawarau Village Jetty delivers guests by water taxi, cruise or jet boat. The Queenstown Cycle Trail runs directly in front of the Village, bringing visitors by foot and by bike. Valet car parking and complimentary self parking are available for day and overnight guests.

The exclusive location is a fifteen minute car or bus ride from the centre of Queenstown, and only 8 minutes by water taxi.

  • Kawarau Village, Queenstown

    Interactive Map

    Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa and sister hotel, DoubleTree by Hilton Queenstown, comprise the heart of this bustling village.

    A range of dining options onsite offers everything from a light snack to a memorable night out, eforea: spa at Hilton promises pure relaxation, Charge About Queenstown and D'Or Hair Salon provide even more entertainment options. 

  • D’Or Hairstylists

    D'Or Hairstylists is an award winning hair salon, with a very loyal local clientele. Their goal is to have you looking and feeling as amazing as possible, for as long as possible!



  • Brown’s Ski Shop

    Browns ski shop have the best staff in the business, and they have spent more than 30 years developing and perfecting a very sweet rental in-house rental system.  

  • Kawarau Village, Queenstown

    How to find us

    The village is strategically located five minutes from Queenstown Airport, and eight minutes by water taxi or 15 minutes by car or bus to the centre of Queenstown.

    Make use of the complimentary shuttle bus service to town as well. Bookings are essential - for more information please call 03 450 9400.

    Kawarau Village Transport Schedule

  • ChargeAbout Queenstown

    ChargeAbout Queenstown is Kawarau Village's dedicated bike shop with premier quality electric-assist bike rentals.