Watch: Heavy autumn snow hits Queenstown giving tourists a 'beautiful' early winter experience




Queenstown has turned on its charm for tourists today with heavy snow blanketing the popular holiday hot spot.

One couple from sunny Queensland were rapt that snow came during their NZ holiday.
Source: 1 NEWS

Happy tourists were out today taking pictures of the white landscape as well as indulging in snow fights.

One couple from Queensland in Australia described the snow as "beautiful" and "quite a bonus to our little road trip around New Zealand".

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