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Cromwell - Hidden Gem

Discover your pioneering spirit in Cromwell, a town built out of the Gold Rush era where dreams were born and fortunes made!

Less than an hour’s drive from Queenstown, you’ll find Cromwell, a quiet little town that was at the heart of one of the most fascinating periods in New Zealand’s history.

It was a place where individuals fought against the odds in dangerous conditions for the prospect of fortunes that would set them up for life.

You needed a sense of adventure back then and you can easily get a sense of it today with plenty of things to see and do that capture that pioneering spirit!

Things to do in Cromwell

With its fascinating history, superb landscape and incredible produce, there’s no shortage of things to do in Cromwell and these are some of our favourites!

Events and festivals in Cromwell

A great time to visit Cromwell is during one of their fantastic annual events that are organised right throughout the year. The town really comes alive with locals and visitors from far and wide coming together for the festivities. Below are some of the best from Cromwell and the wider Central Otago region!

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