Cromwell travel guide

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You're Going to Love Cromwell

With a population of 5.160, Cromwell is a must-see destination in Otago, New Zealand. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Cromwell deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

Activities & attractions in Cromwell

When to visit Cromwell

Cromwell in November
Estimated hotel price
$105
1 night at 3-star hotel
Cromwell in November
Estimated hotel price
$105
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Cromwell in January, when the average temperature is 18 °C, and the highest can go up to 24 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is June, when it can get as cold as -1 °C, with an average temperature of 3 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in January, when precipitation is around 40 mm. In contrast, May is usually the driest month of the year in Cromwell, with an average rainfall of 20 mm.

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How to Get to Cromwell

Plane

Although Cromwell doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Queenstown Intl (ZQN), which is located 36 km from Cromwell. The shortest flight to Cromwell from Australia departs from Melbourne and takes around 3h 05m.

Car

Another option to get to Cromwell is to pick up a car hire from Queenstown, which is about 42 km from Cromwell. You’ll find branches of Mode Car & Camper Rentals and EZU Car Rental, among others, in Queenstown.

Plane

Although Cromwell doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Queenstown Intl (ZQN), which is located 36 km from Cromwell. The shortest flight to Cromwell from Australia departs from Melbourne and takes around 3h 05m.

Car

Another option to get to Cromwell is to pick up a car hire from Queenstown, which is about 42 km from Cromwell. You’ll find branches of Mode Car & Camper Rentals and EZU Car Rental, among others, in Queenstown.

Airports near Cromwell

Airlines serving Cromwell

British Airways
Good (4,746 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,180 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,103 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,943 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,364 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,214 reviews)
Finnair
Good (771 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (928 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (846 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,930 reviews)
ANA
Excellent (517 reviews)
China Eastern
Good (70 reviews)
LATAM Airlines
Good (920 reviews)
Air China
Good (40 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (556 reviews)
EVA Air
Excellent (899 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (5,631 reviews)
Virgin Atlantic
Good (453 reviews)
Air New Zealand
Good (318 reviews)
Hawaiian Airlines
Good (1,598 reviews)
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Where to stay in Cromwell

Average rates range from around $189 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $179 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Cromwell

Most booked hotels in Cromwell

Cromwell Motel
2 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
$131+
Harvest Hotel
3 stars
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
$213+

Hiring a car in Cromwell

Expect to pay $2.62 per litre in Cromwell (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $31.40 and $41.87.

Expect to pay $2.62 per litre in Cromwell (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $31.40 and $41.87.