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  Shotover River Extreme Jet Boat Ride - Duration: 25 Minutes

 

Feel a rush of adrenaline as you skim the surface of the Shotover River by jet boat! Hold on tight as you do fishtail turns and 360-degree spins at high speeds through the narrow canyon walls. This ultimate heart-pumping experience is one you will never forget! Only a short drive from Queenstown, the Shotover River has been providing thrills of all sorts since 1862, when gold was first discovered and the gold rush began. Today, the gold may be gone but the thrills remain! On this jet boat adventure, travel the length of the river by high-speed jet boat for an extreme Shotover River experience!  Feel the adrenaline rush as your professional driver navigates the jet boat at thrilling high speeds, squeezing through narrow canyons, and passing rocky outcrops, sheer cliff walls and boulders. Enjoy trick manoeuvres, twists and turns in the white-water rapids, leaving you breathless and wanting more!

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  Ledge Urban Sky Swing - Duration: 45 Minutes

 

And now for something completely different... remember the swing you had in your back yard? Well, the Ledge Urban Sky Swing takes that to a whole new level. In fact a level 400 meters over Queenstown. Once harnessed your lowered to the release 'station'. Let the thrill take over!

As you swing away the biggest surprise is not knowing when you'll change from fall to swing. Just as your brain convinces you the fall will never stop, you begin arching out 400 meters over Queenstown.
Jet boat on Lake Wakatipu
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  Southern Glacier Experience Helicopter Flight - Duration: 1 Hour

 

See dramatic views of majestic Southern Alps and Fiordland National Park. Discover the mystery of Lake Wakatipu's northern shores, before experiencing a snow landing on the Jura Glacier.

Stand in snow surrounded by high mountain peaks. See bush covered valleys, unparalleled views of Mount Aspiring and the mighty Rees and Dart River valleys. Get off the beaten track and see rarely visited part of the South Island.

Southern Glacier Experience Helicopter Flight
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  Queenstown Skyline Gondola and Restaurant - Duration: 1.5 Hours

 

Take in Queenstown's stunning lake and mountain views over lunch or dinner at Queenstown Stratosfare Restaurant and Bar. A scenic gondola ride will take you high above Queenstown where a unique dining experience awaits you.

The four-course buffet lunch or six-course buffet dinner offers a range of local specialties to suit every appetite and the restaurant’s tiered seating guarantees fantastic views from every table.

Queenstown Skyline Restaurant
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  Original Kawarau Bungy Jump - Duration: 2.5 Hours

 

If you've heard of Bungy, you've heard of Kawarau - home to the original 43-metre Bungy Jump. The world's first and most infamous of leaps is still going strong, with tens of thousands Bungying each year.

At the world's best-loved Bungy site, you can choose from a number of options; topple over backwards, forwards, with another person, spin or somersault. Kawarau Bridge Bungy is also the only Bungy in Queenstown where you can choose to bob above the water, touch it, or be fully immersed.

Jet boat on Lake Wakatipu
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  Lake Wakatipu Cruise and Mt Nicholas High Country 4WD Tour - Duration: 3.5 Hours

 

Discover New Zealand’s Lake Wakatipu and Mt Nicholas high country on a catamaran cruise and 4WD tour from Queenstown. Cruise to the lake’s western shore while hearing informative commentary from your captain.

Then hop into a 4WD vehicle and zip into the mountains for a bird's-eye view on the stunning region. Visit a merino sheep farm, take short walks on the mountain, and snack on morning or afternoon tea before returning to Queenstown by boat.

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  Skippers Canyon 4WD Tour  - Duration: 4 Hours

 

Discover the beauty of Skippers Canyon on this half-day 4WD tour from Queenstown. Leave behind the hustle and bustle of Queestown and travel 32 kilometers by 4WD to Skippers Canyon, enjoy short walks, stunning scenery and scrumptious homemade morning or afternoon tea. You'll be picked up from your centrally located Queenstown hotel. Travel on Gorge Road, pass Arthurs Point Hotel, cross Edith Cavell Bridge following the miners route up towards Coronet Peak with great views over Wakatipu Basin.

Shortly after you reach the saddle at 975 meters (3199 foot) above sea level, the highest point of the journey, opening a first spectacular view of Mount Aurum and what still lies ahead of you.

Skippers Canyon Queenstown
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  Half Day Wakatipu Basin 4WD Tour from Queenstown - Duration: 4 .5 Hours

 

Enjoy a thrilling off road adventure tour while discovering “Lord of The Rings” filming locations. This adventure packed tour gives a great overview of the diverse scenery of the Queenstown and Arrowtown area, exciting 4WD river crossings and gold mining history. Visit filming locations of Minas Tirith, Misty Mountains, the Pillars of the Kings (Argonath), the site of Isildur’s Fall, the Ford of Bruinen and lots more.

Light refreshments are also provided on this small group half-day tour.

The tour operates in the morning and afternoon.

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  Walter Peak Sheep Station - Duration: 3.5 Hours

 

No visit to Queenstown is complete without a visit to Walter Peak High Country Farm. After cruising across Lake Wakatipu on the vintage steamship TSS Earnslaw, experience a walking tour of the farmyard, help feed the sheep and get close to the Scottish Highland cattle.

Treat yourself to tea or coffee and home baked delights from the elegant Colonel's Homestead terrace and admire the surrounding lake and mountains.

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  Movie Locations Tour: Lord of the Rings - Duration: 4 Hours

 

If you’re a movie fan or lover of beautiful landscapes, take the opportunity to see film locations from ‘The Lord of the Rings’ films on this Middle-earth tour from Queenstown.

You’ll tour the countryside by 4WD and visit the locations where the Fortress of Isengard, Forest of Lothlorien and other famous Peter Jackson scenes were filmed.

Discover why New Zealand is the movie directors’ choice for film locations, and enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour.

Dart River Valley 4WD Tour
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  Original Wine Tour - Duration: 5 Hours

 

For the first time tasters or wine connoisseurs join us for a full afternoon of wine tasting, just a short journey from Queenstown. 4 Wineries will be visited and may include Amisfield Cellars at Lake Hayes, Gibbston Valley Winery, Peregrine Winery, Waitiri Creek, Chard Farm, Mt Rosa, Brennan Wines or Remarkable Wines. Have a fun and relaxed afternoon wine touring accompanied by our knowledgeable wine guides. Meet members of each vineyard team for a close up perspective of the local wines. Discover the reasons why Central Otago has become one of the world’s premium wine regions, taste some great local wines & enjoy the spectacular scenery. Pick up and drop off at accommodation or Central Queenstown.  Whether your palate is well developed or simply enthusiastic, as long as you love wine, our tours will delight.

Central Otago Wine Tour
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  Central Otago Gourmet Wine Tour - Duration: 7 Hours

 

Experience the beauty of Central Otago, its fine wines, rich gold history and welcoming people. This Central Otago wine tour from Queenstown will take you into the heart of region, through the picturesque valleys and rolling vine-clad foothills to taste some of New Zealand's finest wines. Central Otago has become one of the world's premier cool climate wine regions. Wines of consistently high quality are produced in the region with Pinot Noir, Riesling, Pinot Gris and Chardonnay amongst some of the world's best.

Visit four or five of Central Otago's premier vineyards on a sociable small group tour. On the Gourmet Tour, try a local cheese tasting and take a tour of New Zealand's largest underground wine cave, followed by lunch at Northburn, a high country sheep station and vineyard. The Boutique Tour will take you to smaller vineyards that are considered the gems of Central Otago. Enjoy a delightful gourmet platter lunch on both tours, and when time permits, visit Old Cromwell Town.

Central Otago Gourmet Wine Tour
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  Routeburn Track Guided Hike from Queenstown - Duration: 10 Hours

 

Explore a portion of the famous Routeburn Track, one of New Zealand’s ‘Great Walks,' on a day trip to the stunning Mt Aspiring National Park. Hike at a moderate pace on a trail that rises gradually from meadows and forest towards snow-capped peaks and hear informative commentary about the region and its flora and fauna from your expert guide. Moving at a moderate pace for about seven hours covering up to 13 miles (22km), take breaks to check out waterfalls and scenic spots along the river, refreshing yourself with provided snacks and lunch. Cross the spectacular Routeburn Canyon, where you may spot a few brave individuals taking an icy plunge into one of the rivers. Along the way, your guide shares information about the historical significance of the Routeburn Track and how it was used by Maori and European pioneers.  A moderate level of fitness is needed for this hike is required. 

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  Otago Central Rail Trail Bike Tour - Duration: 8 Hours

 

Cycle the Otago Central Rail Trail on this day trip from Queenstown or Wanaka. Soak up the stunning landscapes as you cycle through lush farmland and spectacular gorges, across wooden bridges, over viaducts and through tunnels along a 21.7-mile (35-kilometer) section of the trail. Suited to all ages and abilities, it is a gentle ride and one of the safest and most scenic of New Zealand's rail trails. These former railway line that run through central Otago were built at the turn of the 20th century during the gold rush period. The railways provided an important link from Dunedin to the gold fields of Central Otago. The now-empty rail corridor offers a superb cycling experience, giving you a fascinating and stunning section of the Otago Central Rail Trail. It took more than 300 workers three years to build the two tunnels and two bridges necessary to get the railway through the rugged terrain. Here, you might also glimpse the rare Karearea, New Zealand’s native falcon.

Central Otago Gourmet Wine Tour
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  Shotover River Rafting - Duration: 12.5 Hours

 

Hold on tight as you raft down the peaceful waters, turbulent rapids and river tunnels of the Shotover River. Experience the thrills of rapids such as 'Rock Garden', 'Jaws' and 'Toilet'! With extensive safety instruction and experienced guides there's no need to worry.

The hot shower and sauna facilities will come in handy after and then you can sit back to catch your breath over a complimentary hot cuppa! 

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  Shotover Triple Challenge - Duration: 12.5 Hours

 

This is a day of thrill-seeking adventure for all the adrenaline junkies out there! Speed down the Shotover River in a JET BOAT, just inches from the rocky canyon walls.

Experience a rollercoaster HELICOPTER RIDE through the rugged Skippers Canyon. Then tackle the rapids of the Shotover in a WHITE WATER RAFT. This ultimate adventure experience will leave you breathless! 

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  Discover Milford Sound - Duration: 12.5 Hours

 

Milford Sound is today frequently referred to as the Eight Natural Wonder of the World! Discover ancient forest, stunning waterfalls and towering mountain peaks on your day tour from Queenstown to the World Heritage listed Fiordland National Park.

Take an unforgettable cruise aboard a Milford Sound Red Boat to experience the heart-stopping, pristine scenery, towering peaks, waterfalls and marine and bird life! A tour not to be missed!

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  Doubtful Sound Day Tour - Duration: 13 Hours

 

Welcome to Doubtful Sound, a remote and untouched wilderness in the far corner of the World Heritage listed Fiordland National Park. Cruise across the clear waters of Lake Manapouri.

Journey over the Wilmot Pass to Deep Cove and join an enchanting three hour cruise of Doubtful Sound along the full length of the Fiord of the Tasman Sea. This is a day boasting awe-inspiring and dramatic scenery!

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  Milford Sound Overnight Cruise - Duration: 2 Days/1 Night

 

An overnight cruise amidst spectacular Milford Sound, is a once in a lifetime experience. While on board the Milford Mariner you will cruise the full length of this spectacular fiord to the Tasman Sea before anchoring for the night in sheltered Harrison Cove. The Milford Mariner offers you a very special dinner, bed and breakfast experience. With a nature guide at hand you can explore in the tender craft and kayaks or simply relax on deck. After the days activities, enjoy a delicious evening buffet in the spacious saloon before retiring to your private cabin. The Milford Mariner has a spacious dining saloon, observation lounge and large open deck areas for viewing the scenery of Milford Sound. The vessel returns to and anchors overnight in sheltered Harrison Cove. Activities include kayaking and exploring the shoreline on the tender craft. The overnight cruise includes a delicious three course buffet dinner and cooked breakfast. The next morning there is further cruising before returning to Milford Sound Wharf for your coach transfer to Queenstown

Milford Mariner Overnight Cruise of Mildord Sound
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  Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruise - Duration: 2 Days/1 Night

 

Experience the natural beauty of Doubtful Sound on an overnight cruise departing from Manapouri on New Zealand’s South Island. Cruise on a traditional three-mast sailing scow (flat-bottomed trading boat) along the pristine waters of the fiords, and see a vast array of wildlife including dolphins, seals and penguins in their natural habitats. You can join the cruise in Manapouri or include luxury coach transfers from Queenstown. Your Doubtful Sound overnight adventure begins with coach trip from Queenstown to Te Anau for a short cruise across island-studded Lake Manapouri and a coach trip over Wilmot Pass. You'll then descend to Doubtful Sound to meet the crew and board the sailing scow awaiting you in Deep Cove. The sailing scow is purposely built for these waters and designed along the lines of a traditional sailing vessel, combining the charm of a bygone era with all the modern comforts, including spacious viewing decks, a dining saloon, fully licensed bar and an observation lounge. Cruise the full length of the fiord, weaving through hidden coves and waterways. Doubtful Sound is home to a vast array of natural flora and fauna. See bottlenose dolphins, fur seals and penguins in their natural habitats from the vessel’s large viewing decks and platforms. A specialist nature guide is on board to provide commentary and insight into the history of the region.

Milford Mariner Overnight Cruise of Mildord Sound
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