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Queenstown Cemetery

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Cemetery Road, Queenstown, New Zealand
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Picturesque Cemetery Setting

Would not have visited this location but right next to the gondola skyline. In fact this is really... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
toltom
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toledo, oh
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Fancy gravestones and a striking position by the hill

If you go to the gondola station, you'll pass the cemetery. It has a remarkable range of fancy... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mrdom
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good53%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
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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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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Would not have visited this location but right next to the gondola skyline. In fact this is really one of the prettiest places a person can be buried with mountains and greenery on 2 sides, but tourist traffic across the street and, get this, a...More

Thank toltom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you go to the gondola station, you'll pass the cemetery. It has a remarkable range of fancy gravestones for a small town, and they are set against the pines on the hill, so it's quite photogenic as well as a pleasant place to sit...More

Thank mrdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am not into cemeteries but we were staying nearby in a Camper Park and this small cemetery steeped in history was on our way to the Gondola Terminal and we took a quick 20 minutes to wander through - poignant and interesting.

Thank GDay1044
Reviewed 4 October 2017

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

Thank Judi L
Reviewed 4 October 2017

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 22 September 2017

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

Thank Rachelpayet
Reviewed 16 September 2017

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
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