Top 3 Glamping Spots In Queenstown, New Zealand

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Apart from being entertaining blockbusters, what is common among movies such as The Lord of the Rings, Wolverine, and Vertical Limit? All these movies featured scenes that were shot in Queenstown.

From mesmerizing views on Tucker Beach Trail to scenic drives along Glenorchy-Queenstown Road, this resort town has an unmatched natural beauty. No wonder it’s Tinseltown’s go-to destination whenever movie scripts demand an ethereal backdrop. You can experience such beauty while camping by the shores of Lake Wakatipu or in one of the many incredible campsites strewn across its diversified terrain.

With this town’s lush nature, waking up amidst its stunning surroundings will entice you and guarantee a peaceful stay. So, try glamping with your loved ones! For more details, keep reading and discover the top glamping spots in Queenstown, New Zealand.

1. Fully insulated dome (from USD 213)

Set in a private woodland, this fully insulated dome is armed to the teeth with modern comforts. If not for the panoramic window that provides stupendous views of snow-capped mountains, it’d be hard to tell that you are in the lap of nature. Let the native birds serenade you with their melodious songs when you use the traditional iron bath outside. You can also pull out an Adirondack chair on the deck and relish the fresh mountain air.

Moreover, the rental has candles, other lighting, rugs, and furs, perfect for a cozy and intimate stay.

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Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
86 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Dome 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
gorgeous room with a beautiful view
the dome is very comfortable and the view is fantastic highly recommended
overall a great experience the views were amazing and the bed was super comfortable and cosy
we loved the stylish interior along with a tall plush bed
everything was so clean and comfortable
it was surprisingly spacious and the outside bath is a lovely touch
rosanna and lucas were very friendly and helpful
host rosana was accommodating enough to help me plan the most perfect proposal
the hosts are lovely couple they are nice and friendly
rosana was a friendly and welcoming host
very responsive and thoughtful host
beautiful location in a hidden part of the hillside
town close by as an added bonus but still nice and quiet where you stay
wow what an a absolutely magical location
from location (a short drive to town) secluded/private and surrounded by amazing views
the place is a cute dome and it is a nice place to stay
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2. Luxurious bell tent

You will love your stay in this luxurious 5-m (16-ft) bell tent near a deer farm. The neighborhood is also shared by a family of paradise shelduck, a specie of goose-like ducks found in New Zealand.

The tent is from the stables of Lotus Belle, a renowned manufacturer of tents specifically meant for glamping. It is spacious and thrives in delivering luxury in the wild. Grand views of The Remarkables, true to its name, offer a remarkable backdrop for shutterbugs are complimentary. So are sundowners by Lake Wakatipu, provided you didn’t forget to pack those camp chairs and a few bottles of Cabernet Sauvignon.

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Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
33 reviews   Wifi Available
Tent 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
from the extremely comfortable bed to the bathroom and cooking facilities everything exceeded our expectations
the kitchen is a great place to cook breakfast with eggs straight from the chicken
the bathroom and shower are neat and effective with nice hot water
the tent and bathroom were clean
wonderful host and amazing accomodation
hosts we're super helpful and friendly
bridget was an amazing host that went above and beyond to make our stay magical
bridget was an excellent host and her service surpassed what you would find in a luxury hotel
bridget is a kind wonderful hostess
the location is beautiful and relaxing
location is convenient with a fun drive up to the tent
the location of the tent is stunning
- the location of the site is stunningly beautiful
would recommend this location to anyone and we found it to be a great honeymoon spot
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3. Spacious dome by the iconic Moke Lake (from USD 280)

Good company seldom fails to double the fun. So bring your friends over when you go glamping in Queenstown. For your stay, choose this dome that is ideal for group accommodation. This place guarantees tranquility and peace with its picture-perfect location by the iconic Moke Lake. Experience the mountain breeze caress you gently as you sit by the lake, immersed in the exquisite beauty of its surroundings.

A stand-alone trailer houses the kitchen with a three-burner hob and a barbecue grill. The bathroom is also accessible in the same trailer. You can use the amenity whenever you desire a quick hot shower.

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Moonlight, Otago, New Zealand
64 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in dome 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable tent with well thought out amenities
amazing view very comfortable in the dome and harriet was lovely and helpful with our elopement
the bed was very comfortable with plenty of blankets if you get cold
everything was clean and tidy
everything was very clean and the location was beautiful
the place was super clean and stylish with thoughtful little touches (t2 teas etc)
a lovely little kitchen shower and very clean bathroom facilities
the place was comfortable clean and had absolutely everything you need
harriet and david were the best hosts you could hope for
we had an amazing stay and would highly recommend our host
harriet went above and beyond she was very helpful and had great communication
absolutely stunning and nice to switch off from the world easy communication with host was a bonus
fantastic location very helpful hosts and overall a wonderful experience
great location with a beautiful sunset and morning wake-up
wonderful place to stay near queenstown the tents are great and the location is beautiful
great location very friendly host will come back again
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Have a memorable glamping holiday in Queenstown

There is no doubt that Queenstown has one of the most serene landscapes in the world. Plan a glamping holiday to experience its natural beauty up close and discover a piece of heaven on earth.

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