Queenstown compact little Downtown area makes its living out of visitors and there’s fine shopping to be enjoyed, especially in the Mall and along Beach St.
Arrowtown’s lovely Buckingham St is only 20 minutes away by car.
There’s more of a locals’ everyday shopping area at Five Mile and Remarkables Park with supermarkets and essential goods shops, both near the airport in Frankton, 10 minutes away by car.
Queenstown Arts & Craft Market is held regularly on Saturday mornings in downtown’s Earnslaw Park. Remarkables Market is held out at Remarkables Park, near the airport, also on Saturday mornings. Check websites for exact dates.