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 highlights

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 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?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 19 holiday lettings near Glenorchy. From 11 Houses to 4 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Glenorchy for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Glenorchy?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Glenorchy. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Glenorchy Golf Club: 440 holiday lettings
  • Glenorchy Waterfront Reserve: 412 holiday lettings
  • Skyline Gondola: 753 holiday lettings
  • Lake Te Anau: 51 holiday lettings
  • Queenstown Mall: 758 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Houses in Glenorchy?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 11 Houses in Glenorchy. Our other popular types of Glenorchy holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 4 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Glenorchy?

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