Located on the water’s edge at the southern end of Lake Wakatipu, the idyllic township of Kingston is the starting or finishing point of the Around the Mountains Cycle Trail.

  • Eyre Mountains/Taka Ra Haka

    Explore this relatively undeveloped conservation park in the Eyre Mountains (Taka Ra Haka) is comprised of over 65,000 hectares of open tops, tarns, river valleys and a rugged mountain range that climbs up to 2000 meters - the highest peaks in Southland outside of Fiordland.

  • Kingston Homestead

    Step back in time at The Kingston Homestead, a renovated 1900's villa. It's just a stone’s throw from the start of the Around the Mountains Cycle Trail and the shores of Lake Wakatipu, yet only 30 minutes drive from Queenstown airport. Perfect for couples and small groups, it features three double bedrooms, two bathrooms, wood panelling, high ceilings, a deck and BBQ areas. This house exudes relaxed southern history and charm. There is a fully equipped kitchen, central heating in every room and with luxury beds and bedding you can expect a warm and comfortable stay in this character home.

  • Kingston Flyer Café and Bar

    Situated in the historic Kingston Railway Station on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, the Kingston Flyer Café & Bar is a wonderful place to unwind and relax after your journey around the mountains. Treat yourself to a delicious meal or a drink - you deserve it. Open 7 days a week until late. We look forward to seeing you, Dave and Michelle.