Arrowtown, New Zealand is a short ride from its more well-known neighbour Queenstown but is a true gem of the South Island. Nestled in the heart of the stunning Southern Alps. The town is known for its gold-mining history and has a well-preserved historic center, complete with western style buildings and old mining relics. Take a stroll through the picturesque streets and admire the cute shops and restaurants that line the town's main street. A must-see attraction in Arrowtown is the Chinese settlement, where visitors can learn about the Chinese miners who lived and worked in the area during the gold rush era. Arrowtown is a popular base for adventure, with outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, golfing and mountain biking in the nearby hills and valleys. There are no less than four world class golf courses in the vicinity set in some of the most beautiful settings in the world. In the winter, you can hit the slopes at the nearby Coronet Peak ski resort. With its rich history, stunning scenery, and endless opportunities for adventure, Arrowtown is a destination that should not be missed on any trip to New Zealand.
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