A resort town, Queenstown is a centre for adventure tourism. Skiing, jet boating, bungee jumping, mountain biking, tramping and fly fishing are all strong promotional themes. Queenstown is a major centre for snow sports in New Zealand, with people from all over the country and many parts of the world travelling to ski at the four main mountain ski-fields (Cardrona Alpine Resort, Coronet Peak, The Remarkables and Treble Cone). In recent years Queenstown's hostels have become a popular destination for young tourists. Queenstown provides adventure tourism during the day and a vibrant nightlife scene during the evenings. Queenstown is a party town during high seasons. If you plan on getting a good nights sleep, then you might consider staying slightly out of town. It is common to see people on the street up to 5am in the morning, coming back from the disco or pub. Queenstown lies at the outlet to Lake Wakatipu, one of New Zealand's Southern Lakes. It caters for tourists on a wide range of budgets, from backpackers to luxury tourists. Locally, Queenstown has a reputation as one of New Zealand's wine and cuisine centres. Neighbouring, historic Arrowtown features excellent restaurants and bars, and Queenstown lies close to the centre of a small wine producing region, reputed to be the world's southernmost. Pinot noir produced in this area fetches premium prices. Queenstown and the surrounding area contain many locations used in the filming of the Lord of the Rings film trilogy. As you can see there are many opportunities for internships-4U to arrange an internship for you in Queenstown.
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