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Queenstown Cemetery

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Cemetery Road, Queenstown, New Zealand
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A walk back in time

Interesting to walk through and read the tombstones and ancestry of the city, situated at the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Judi L
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Canberra
Beautiful look into the history of Queenstown

I greatly enjoyed taking a walk around this cemetery and getting a look at the history of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
straea
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United States
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good53%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“buried here” (6 reviews)
“early history” (3 reviews)
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Cemetery Road, Queenstown, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting to walk through and read the tombstones and ancestry of the city, situated at the bottom of the Gondola.

Thank Judi L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I greatly enjoyed taking a walk around this cemetery and getting a look at the history of Queenstown that was different than what my tours had provided me. This cemetery is a short walk from the center of town, right by the gondola entrance and...More

Thank straea
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whilst waiting for the gondola and luge to open, we wandered through the cemetery. Some interesting history.

Thank Rachelpayet
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A great historical story, if you have 10mins before or after going up the gondolas check the cemetery out, it's at the base.

1  Thank Sparky2509
Reviewed 27 July 2017

A special trip back into the past, walking around the grave sites of the early settlers. Their stories marked out on aging and faded head stones tell of their lives, families, occupations and deaths. Who says history is dull when you can read so much...More

Thank Sylvia A
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Pass by the cemetery when going to the Skyline Gondola. A quiet place and a nice view too. Able to see towards the lake area and the snow mountain.

Thank winterpine
Reviewed 14 May 2017

While waiting for the gondola to [be fixed after breakdown] we ventured into this well kept cemetery. The graves gave us an insight into the history of Queenstown and the great variety of people who lived, worked and died there. Most interesting were the Chinese...More

1  Thank archibold1770
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This is the most amazing but small cemeteries i have visited, its very old and historic head stones are worded in very old English wording. It truly is a must see, it wont take long to walk through but it is worth a visit.

Thank bongiovigirl
Reviewed 23 April 2017

If you go up to the Queenstown Gondola, take the time to cross the road and wander through the cemetery. It's a collection of history, with many of the famous pioneers of QT buried there. It has memorial seats which you can sit on and...More

Thank Lynne A
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Walking back into town from the gondola, we happened upon this well tended cemetery and decided to walk through to look at the large and sometimes intricate headstones. It was a history lesson indeeed as many of the graves we saw date back to the...More

Thank BKandCB
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