26 July 2017 | Written by Ian Bishop

Your Insider’s Guide to Jack’s Point Queenstown

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Jack’s Point Queenstown – Guide

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Rugged country and lofty mountain scapes – Jack’s Point promises the dramatic vistas that Queenstown is famous for. The area offers a world-class spectacular golf course set against the backdrop of the Remarkables mountain range and alongside Lake Wakatipu. There are great expanses of gorgeous tracks for hiking and cycling as well as a wonderful restaurant and country club. Jack’s Point is only a 20 minute drive from Queenstown’s CBD making it the perfect spot to base yourself from!


Key Activities in Jack’s Point

This 1200ha resort is perfectly positioned for Remarkables Ski field or to head into the bustle of Queenstown CBD. But make sure to plan for:

  • A round of golf at Jack’s Point golf course – as an 18 hole par 72 championship course it offers golfers an exciting challenge on one of the most visually spectacular backdrops you could ever wish for.
  • Enjoy superb mountain and lake views cycling the Jack’s Point ride of the Queenstown trail. Prepare for steep climbs and tight bends though!
  • Head over undulating grassland and scrub on a four hour tramp of Jack’s Point Track.
  • Finish the day unwinding at the Jack’s Point Restaurant.

Insider Tips – The Bachcare Recommendation

Our team on the ground in Queenstown give us their favourite spots

“The walk from Kelvin Heights to Jacks Point along the lake is spectacular, and as an avid golf fan, you have to play Jack’s Point golf course at least once in your lifetime!”


Where to stay in Jack’s Point?

As a growing resort area, it’s the ideal spot to locate if you want to be slightly out of Queenstown but still within easy driving distance. Here’s our choice for where to stay.

Point Vista – McKellar Drive, Queenstown

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Point Vista is an upmarket, architecturally designed, 5 bedroom 3 bathroom Queenstown holiday house at Jacks Point. Enjoying a picturesque setting, this modern and spacious holiday house is an ideal option for a refreshing Southern Lakes escape. Find out more.

The Woolshed – Orford Drive, Queenstown

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The Woolshed is an upmarket 3 bedroom 2 bathroom Jacks Point holiday home in Queenstown. Located at the heart of Jacks Point, this modern, well designed house provides the ideal setting for a serene mountain escape.

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