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Queenstown Cemetery

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Cemetery Road, Queenstown, New Zealand
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Waiting for the gondola

While waiting for the gondola to [be fixed after breakdown] we ventured into this well kept... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
archibold1770
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Brisbane Region, Australia
Cemetary

This is the most amazing but small cemeteries i have visited, its very old and historic head stones... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
bongiovigirl
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new zealand
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Cemetery Road, Queenstown, New Zealand
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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

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
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This cemetery was near our campsite and we were fascinated by how old some of the graves were. Established during the gold rush of the region, it will cause you to ponder about the people buried here and how much different the town would have...More

Thank Louisa K
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We stumbled on this cemetery after coming down from the gondola. Wow, there are a lot of Irish immigrants buried in this cemetery! I'm Irish, so I found it to be very interesting to see what parts of Ireland they came from.

Thank minic00per
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Always interesting to explore a cemetery with so much history to be seen here on tombstones. Beautifully cared for and nestled on the side of Queenstown Hill right near the Gondola and Kiwi Birdlife.

Thank ShelleyQ008
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Some very old gravestones. Many of the sailors and their families, think the oldest grave I saw was dated around 1860.

Thank Easy2BeGreen
Reviewed 7 February 2017

I love visiting graveyards and was delighted to spot this one at the bottom of the gondola. It is in a beautiful setting with fabulous views. Lots of history here and lots of Irish ancestry.

Thank Orla B
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I stopped here while friends went up the gondola. What a great snapshot of this Township and communities history. Wonderful old stones which tell a tale of the hardships faced in our early history. Great views across town. A nice quiet spot to relax, stroll...More

Thank Janet K
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