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Select the most convenient location for your needs
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Instantly reserve your space in a few clicks
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Drop off items
Head to the store and show your reservation
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Enjoy the city
Go about your day without lugging around your things
Queenstown Luggage Storage Guide 2021Are you wondering, "Where can I store my luggage in Queenstown?" Perhaps you just arrived in Queenstown and need a place to store your bags before you check into your hotel or AirBnB -- or maybe you just checked out and don't want to drag your bags around with you for the rest of the day.
Perhaps, you're planning on shopping at Shotover Jet, Pak'nSave, or Creative Queenstown Market and need a place to store your bags. Or, you're planning on sightseeing around Queenstown at Queenstown Skyline Gondola, Skyline Luge Queenstown, or Underwater Observatory and don't want to be burdened by your baggage.
Don't worry, there are plenty of options for luggage storage in Queenstown!
Luggage storage nearby most Queenstown hotspotsBounce is one of the largest luggage storage networks in Queenstown and the world.
Featured in The Boston Globe, Techcrunch and Forbes, Bounce is present in more than 100 cities. We partner with local hotels and shops to open up space for you to drop off your bags in essentially any major neighborhood.
Our team vets each location and provides all the security measures including insurance, security seals, and well-trained staff.
Bounce is the #1-rated bag storage network with thousands of 5-star reviews. Many of our shops are open for luggage storage 24/7 but this varies by location… we strategically open new spots so you can find the closest location to temporarily store your bags. Our prices in Queenstown start at just NZ$8/day.
Book through our website or mobile app (required) so that we can cover you with insurance, space availability, and our 24/7 customer support. We love to travel as much as you so we make it as easy as possible! There are no size limits for suitcases or backpacks stored with Bounce. For less than a cup of coffee per bag, you can enjoy your entire day without dragging your bags with you!
Here are some ideas for making the most of your time in Queenstown now that you are free from your baggage. Some notable places to relax before a flight are Queenstown Gardens, Onsen Hot Pools, and Beach. You can also go for a hike around Piopiotahi (Milford Sound) Marine Reserve, Queenstown Hill Recreation Reserve, and Nature Reserve. And if you’re looking for a night on the town, check out The World Bar, Below Zero Ice Bar, and Bardeaux.
Why is Bounce the best luggage storage provider in Queenstown?
✅Various locations throughout Queenstown
✅$10,000 Bounce Guarantee on each booking to protect your belongings
✅Vetted store locations to ensure trust and safety
✅2 minute booking process online or via mobile app, then just walk in and check your bags in
✅Thousands of 5 star reviews, hundreds of thousands of bags stored
How do I store luggage in Queenstown with Bounce?You can store your luggage very quickly and easily. Simply select a location here. Find the shop that meets your preferences in terms of location & hours. Once you’ve chosen a location, you can book in under 2 minutes. We’ll ask for payment details upfront, but you can cancel your reservation if you end up not needing it.
Space does fill up so booking before you go there is required, but you can show up right away. With your booking confirmation in hand, we’ll give you the exact details and directions to the shop. Once there, all you have to do is show your booking confirmation and we’ll tag and check in your bags.
You’re now free to enjoy Queenstown without your things!
More about Queenstown
Store Your Luggage Around Queenstown With Bounce
Built around Lake Wakatipu, you can find the stunning vacation town of Queenstown in the Otago region of New Zealand. The city is also surrounded by five mountain ranges, including the Remarkables and Cecil Peak. As the town that invented bungee jumping, you can expect that and more adventures just waiting for you to experience. You may even want to try some ziplining or heliskiing.
Queenstown was founded and settled by the Maori people before the 1850s. The first European to find evidence of their settlement was Nathan Chalmers and his Tuturau Indian guide Reko in 1853. They discovered spears, baskets for catching eels, and stake nets along the Mataura River. In 1860, the European explorers Nicholas von Tunzelmann and William Gilbert Rees settled in the area. The remains of Rees’ cottage is still standing and is a historic attraction aptly named William’s Cottage.
If you are a fan of cool weather, you will enjoy some of the outdoor sports in Queenstown since the average temperature is only 50 degrees. The warmest months are November through March when it gets into the upper 60s and lower 70s. Besides bungy jumping, ziplining, and heliskiing, you can find many places to go whitewater rafting, paragliding, and skydiving. For some cold weather sports, try snowboarding and skiing.
Luggage Storage in Queenstown
You cannot take your luggage with you bungee jumping or skiing, let alone paragliding or skydiving. No matter what you want to do, dragging your bags with you is not a good idea. We at Bounce understand because we travel a lot too. That is why we came up with the idea of Bounce, where you can leave your things with one of our local vetted and insured businesses for safekeeping. Locals can use our service as well. If you are heading out for some fun after work or the gym, drop your bags off at one of our nearby locations while you enjoy yourself.
Queenstown City Guide
Top Things to Do
Being a tourist town, Queenstown has a great deal of fun and exciting things to do as well as some excellent learning experiences. The museums, galleries, and memorials in Queenstown can give you a look into the past to learn more about the history of the city and New Zealand. Restaurant and shopping opportunities are also numerous. Be sure to leave your suitcases with one of our Bounce partners first, though, because you cannot bring them to most places.
The city also has several museums and quite a few art galleries to choose from. Historic places are scattered all over Queenstown. You can also learn about flora and fauna of the area at one of the parks, gardens, or bird conservatories. These are a few of our top choices:
Lakes District Museum & Gallery: On Buckingham Street, about 20 minutes from Queenstown, you can learn about the history of the Wakatipu, Maori, and Ngai Tahu people. These tribes visited the area often to hunt birds and extract gemstones from the mountains to make jewelry. With a research facility, bookshop, and an art gallery, you can explore and enjoy a hands-on type of tour. Learn about gold miners and the struggles of the early European settlers. See some of the art and artifacts preserved from the 1800s to the present.
Time Tripper: Learn about the geology and mythology of Lake Wakatipu on a trip through time. Underneath the main town pier is a huge underwater observatory. There is a theater where you can watch a 15-minute film that goes back 90 million years to see the dinosaurs that roamed the area. You will get to see how New Zealand was formed and the glacier that carved out Lake Wakatipu. After the movie, the screen goes up to expose a giant window into the lake. Keep your eyes open for trout, eels, and diving ducks.
Aurum Gallery: Stop by Arthur’s Point Road and see the work of Gordon Hanley, who is Australia’s only Living Master of Art. He is a brilliant artist who not only draws and paints, he also does metalwork, drawing with 24ct gold. Other works of art include international and local work by artists such as Sofia Minson, Shane Woolridge, Joel Rea, Spike Wademan, and David Marsh. The exhibits constantly change, though, so even locals get to enjoy visiting often.
Whether you are someone who loves to shop for anything and everything or someone who hates shopping and only goes to get what they need when it is needed, you will enjoy your shopping in Queenstown. Hit the malls, peruse the quaint boutiques, or just grab some souvenirs from one of the big department stores. Whatever you do, just don’t bring your luggage. Our Bounce partners will keep your belongings safe for you while you shop, so you have your hands free to carry your new bags.
Queenstown Mall: This mall is located on Mall Street off Searle Lane and has more than 50 shops to enjoy browsing through. From Adidas to Yankee Candle, there is something for everyone on your shopping list. If you get too stressed out from shopping, stop in at Crow Wine Cellars for a drink. And when you work up an appetite, stop at Squisito Pizza & Pasta for a slice and then Uncle Bob’s Fudge Kitchen for some dessert.
Remarkables Park Town Center: For shopping with a view, visit this quaint shopping center at the base of the Remarkables Mountain Range. You can find it off of Cherry Blossom Avenue in the Remarkables Park Town Center. The center showcases shops from large department stores to small kiosks where locals sell their wares. They even have a medical center and dentist in case you need some medical care. Whether you want to get some name brand items at Outdoor H&J Smith or need to shop on a budget at 2 Cheap, you will love it here.
Five Mile Center: On Grant Road, about 10 minutes from Queenstown, the Five Mile Center is a fantastic place to get some great souvenirs for the folks back home. Head to The Warehouse for a Queensland tee or mug or Warehouse Stationery for special personalized gifts. While you are there, go ahead and stop in at Joe’s Garage for a burger and some spuds or Hikari Sushi, where you can pick your own sushi from the sushi bar.
Visiting Queensland is not complete if you don’t at least try their local delights like the Moreton Bay Bug, which is a type of lobster. If you don’t like seafood, try a barbecued snag, which is a long thin sausage. If you are feeling adventurous, you can even try some grilled kangaroo.
Local Burgers: If you are a burger lover, you can still enjoy the local eats. Fergburger on Shotover Street is the burger connoisseur of New Zealand. The Fergberger is made with prime New Zealand beef, and you can get it with eggs, beetroot, avocado, and even pineapple. They also serve chicken, fish, venison, lamb, and pork. For the vegans, try a falafel patty or tofu. If you haven’t finished your souvenir shopping yet, you can get unique gifts at Fergburger too.
Special Local Cuisine: If you are interested in trying some real Queensland cuisine, head to Seabelle Restaurant at Mercure Kingfisher Bay Resort on Fraser Island. They will serve you some grilled kangaroo with kumara puree or Australian Emu with local greens. Or try their crocodile salad with watermelon and calamari. Rata on Ballarat Street serves Southern New Zealand favorites like smoked eel, pan-fried Hapuku (Australian grouper), or Te Mana lamb. Have some rata donuts or chocolate cremeux for dessert.
Other Delights: The Taco Medic on Searle Lane will serve you whatever kind of taco you want. From fried fish to seared prawns, their seafood tacos are very popular. But they also have chicken, pork, lamb, and beef. For local pizza flavors, try Frankton Pizzeria on Frankton Road, Fat Badgers Pizza Bar on Camp Street, or Rakau on Arthur’s Point Road. The best Asian food according to the locals can be found on Beach Street where you can get oysters, squid, sashimi, and Hokkaido scallops.
Frequently asked questions
How much does luggage storage cost in Queenstown?
The price for luggage storage in Queenstown is just NZ$8/bag for the entire day.
Where are there luggage storage locations in Queenstown?
There are multiple locations all around Queenstown which can be booked through the Bounce platform including near Queenstown Skyline Gondola, Skyline Luge Queenstown, Underwater Observatory and many other areas.
Is it safe to store your bags in Queenstown?
Yes. Every bag is tagged with a security seal and comes with the $10,000 Bounce Guarantee. Every location is required to uphold tight security precautions. You may be asked to show ID and you will be required to use a credit card to book through Bounce in advance. With hundreds of thousands of bags stored, you can count on Bounce to handle your baggage in Queenstown.
Are there storage lockers in Queenstown?
Yes. There are storage lockers and many other luggage drop off points in Queenstown. Bounce has multiple locations throughout Queenstown where you can conveniently store your luggage with full security and the $10,000 Bounce Gurantee.
Where are the best places to stay and eat while in Queenstown?
The most popular restaurants to visit are Fergburger, Stratosfare Restaurant, and Botswana Butchery. Additionally, the highest ranked hotels within Queenstown are Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa, QT Queenstown, and Sherwood Queenstown.
Where are the best parks and nature attractions in Queenstown?
Queenstown offers several scenic parks including Queenstown Gardens, Jardine Park, and O'Callaghan Park.
Where can I find tourist information and guideposts in Queenstown?
You can find local tourist information at Kawarau Suspension Bridge, Queenstown Hill Walkway entrance, and Queenstown Visitor Information.