Note: We have monthly intakes!
The first intake for 2024 will be Monday 15 January. Thereafter, intakes are every second Monday of the month. Exact dates are shown in the enrolment form.

ABC is unable to accept students under the age of 18 years.


General English: Full Time

2 - 13 Weeks

14 - 23 Weeks

24+ Weeks


$415 / week

$390 / week

$370 / week

Enrolment Fee*

$250 For all courses (paid once only)


Monday to Friday

  • Lesson 1: 08:30 – 10:30 AM

  • Break: 10:30 – 11:00 AM

  • Lesson 2: 11:00 AM – 1.00 PM

20 hours / week



Private Lessons*

$95 / hour

Business English*

$95 / hour

Extension Fee**


Course Related Costs (e.g Textbook loan)



Note: Rooms are subject to availability and will be confirmed after enrolment.

Shotover Lodge

Single Room

Single rooms with a king sized bed.

Twin Share

Twin Shared room with two single beds


$360 / week (7 nights / 8 days)

$480 / week (7 nights / 8 days)


  • En-suite (bathroom and shower)

  • Central heating

  • kitchenette including a fridge

  • En-suite (bathroom and shower)

  • Central heating

  • kitchenette including a fridge




Service Fee*

$150 Service Fee Applies (linen hire and end of tenancy cleaning)

Note: Bookings for homestay accommodation must be no less than one month prior to arrival


Single Room

Single room in a family home.


$420 / week (7 nights / 8 days)


  • 2 meals on weekdays

  • 3 meals on weekends and national holidays

  • Heating, Air conditioning

  • Access to Wifi

Placement Fee*

$250 Placement Fee Applies

Transport .

Airport Transfers

Price & Information

Queenstown Airport to Shotover Lodge
Shotover Lodge Meet and Greet


Queenstown Airport to Homestay
Homestay Meet and Greet


Public Transport from the airport

Bus #1 (Remarkables Shops to Sunshine Bay) departs every 15 min from the Airport.

Click here to plan your journey

Start by purchasing a Bee Card with CASH on the bus for $5. After that, every time you top up you must put a minimum of $5 on the card so you will need a minimum of $10 CASH for your first ride.

Super Shuttle from airport

Super Shuttle offer a shared ride service.  Click here for more information and to book your ride

*All fees are in NZD$ and GST inclusive. Fees are subject to change. All fees shown on the website are up-to-date fees.
**An extension fee is added when a student extends their study.


Period of Cover


1 month


2 months


3 months


4 months


5 months


6 months


7 months


8 months


9 months


10 months


11 months


12 months


13 months


14 months


ABC uses New Zealand Government approved Orbit Protect - Prime Insurance for its students.

Orbit Protect - Policy
Orbit Protect - Fees

“I think Queenstown is the best place to learn English because there are a lot of tourists from all over the world, so I could communicate with various people. Moreover there’s amazing scenery so, after school I often went to the lakeside with my friends”
Anna Hikino
“I joined ABC because I thought it was the best school to help improve my English. I really loved the teachers and classmates. There were so many activities to do after class too!”
Amer Akbar
Saudi Arabia
What did I think about my time with ABC? – cozy place , good teachers and fun to make new friends from many countries. Do not hesitate to come here.
Yawitta Dacha