Queenstown is a well-known resort town in the Southern Alps, located by the banks of Lake Wakatipu. The town centre features retail, dining and tourism businesses, public gardens, parks and lakefront walkways.
My favorite parts about “The Battle of Five Armies” were the moments where you could clearly see that we were looking at New Zealand. That it wasn’t done in post, it wasn’t CGI, it was the beautiful, incredible creation of Mother Nature in all of her splendor. - Evangeline Lilly, on filming THE HOBBIT trilogy