If Queenstown was a person, it would be a teenager.
So the best way to appreciate Queenstown is to act like a teenager;
do things for the first time, like skydiving or bungy,
stay up and party all night,
and then laze about in a spa the next day.
Thanks to http://www.nzone.biz/ for skydive footage
Thanks to http://www.bungy.co.nz/ for bungy footage
Thanks to http://www.onsen.co.nz/ for spa experience
Thanks to http://www.nomadsqueenstown.com/ for accom.