2 Best language schools in Queenstown (ranked based on student reviews)

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Why Queenstown? Queenstown is known for its stunning scenery, wide range of activities ...
and renowned warm welcome. The city is surrounded by majestic mountains and set on the shores of the crystal clear Lake Wakatipu. The natural beauty and the unique energy of the region create the perfect backdrop for visitors that crave adventure, discovery and rejuvenation.
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How our students rated their experience in Queenstown


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Overall city attractiveness
11 authentic reviews from students who reserved with us

Rating: 4.5/5.0

Friendliness of locals

Rating: 4.5/5.0

Interesing things to do

Rating: 4.0/5.0

Geographic setting

Rating: 5.0/5.0

Public transport

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Most recent student reviews of language schools in Queenstown

Rating: 4.3

4.3 | 10 reviews

The location because I lived at a friend's house next to the school
I am retired 60 years old and when I arrived I was the only one and I was accepted it was my apprehension in the second week of other retired women arrived so the integration went very well

12 February 2018
Course: General English (Part Time Morning) - 4 weeks
Student age: 108 years

Marie Claire
New Caledonia

Rating: 4.3

4.3 | 10 reviews

Central location.
Just ok school. At least for the time being, the school has no ability to provide the student with individual teaching based on individual needs, for example writing or listening comprehension training, but the studies progress according to the level of placement the student has placed

26 December 2017
Course: General English (Full Time Morning/Afternoon) - 1 week
Student age: 29 years


Rating: 4.3

4.3 | 10 reviews

It is a small school and therefore there is a family atmosphere. Excellent teachers and very enjoyable classes. Probably the best school I've ever known, and I have known a few ...

8 September 2014
Course: Combo - Full Time - 4 weeks
Student age: 38 years


Rating: 4.3

4.3 | 10 reviews

Very nice people and excellent location.

29 October 2012
Course: General English (Full Time Morning/Afternoon) - 3 weeks
Student age: 30 years

Pablo Isidoro

Rating: 4.3

4.3 | 10 reviews

People and kindness
The city, the people, I liked it so much that I will return in the future, is an activity a life, a relaxation that I love!

1 December 2009
Course: Combo - Full Time - 3 weeks
Student age: 26 years


Rating: 4.3

4.3 | 10 reviews

the relationship between teachers and students.

5 May 2009
Course: General English (Part Time Morning) - 8 weeks
Student age: 28 years


What school directors said about Queenstown

Pauline Copland

Queenstown is a very special place in beautiful NZ. The crystal clear waters of Lake Wakatipu and stunning mountains make the experience of living and studying here unforgettable. The freedom, the friendliness of the people and the fantastic landscape make Queenstown an essential place to visit in NZ.

Guy Hughes

Queenstown is one of the most beautiful towns in the world. It is surrounded by the lake and mountains and all sort of outdoor activities are easily accessed. Because of diversity of people here, it is a friendly and exciting place to be.

Interesting information about Queenstown

Key Facts about Queenstown

Population: 11,000
Time zone: +22h. (GMT +12)
Region: Otago, Queenstown-Lakes District
Currency: NZD (1 NZD = 0.6352 USD)
Visa: Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 90 days. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
High season: January
Low season: May
Average course price per week (High season): 332 NZD
Average course price per week (Low season): 359 NZD
Cost of Living:
  • Big Mac price (New Zealand average):6.66 NZD (26% cheaper than in USA)
    Mains electricity:
    • Plug Type I
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz

    Map with location of English schools in Queenstown

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    Public transportation in Queenstown

    What to do in Queenstown

    Queenstown Gardens
    Queenstown Gardens
    Skyline Gondola
    Skyline Gondola
    St Peter's Anglican Church
    St Peter's Anglican Church
    Skiing in Coronet Peak
    Skiing in Coronet Peak
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    Arrival Airport

    Queenstown (ZQN) - 6 km. from Queenstown city center

    Public transportation to city center:

    Every 15 minutes, 8,00 NZD, 15 minutes.

    Main stops: Queenstown Airport, Garden Court

    Taxi: 34 NZD, 10 minutes drive to city center of Queenstown

    Direct international flights from:
    • Australia: Brisbane, Gold Coast, Melbourne Tullamarine, Sydney Kingsford Smith

    FAQ about schools in Queenstown

    • Language Schools New Zealand has received the best overall rating in Queenstown.
    • Language Schools New Zealand, located in Level 2, Dart House, Remarkables Park Centre has been voted as the school with the best location in Queenstown.
    • 877NZD for 2 weeks is the lowest price for an English course in Queenstown. The average cost of a language course in Queenstown is 0NZD per week.
    • Students rated the activity program at Language Schools New Zealand as the best.
    • Language Schools New Zealand was rated highest for quality of teaching.

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