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Milford Sound Day Trip from Queenstown by Coach, Cruise and Flight

Experience the landscape of Milford Sound and Fjordland National Park on mountain roadways, a 1-hour, 45-minute nature cruise, and a sightseeing flight from Milford Sound to Queenstown. Along the way you’ll see some of the South Island's most remarkable scenery, such as Eglinton Valley, the Mirror Lakes, Stirling Falls, and Sutherland Falls, and Milford Sound is ideal for spotting wildlife. This 9-hour combination tour includes transport by glass-roof coach, catamaran boat, and plane, as well as lunch, refreshments, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Full-Day Arrowtown and Wanaka Tour from Queenstown

Tucked in beneath the soaring peaks and serene lakes of New Zealand’s South Island, Arrowtown and Wanaka offer outdoor adventure with a strong sense of history. On this tour, hit both destinations in one day and enjoy a drink in the famous Cardrona Hotel. Spin into the Gibbston Valley with your guide and stroll through the 19th-century gold-mining settlement of Arrowtown. Pass the fertile vineyards of Kawarau Gorge, admire spectacular views along the Crown Range road, and enjoy free time to explore Wanaka at your leisure.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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Queenstown Super Saver: Milford Sound Nature Cruise plus Walter Peak High Country Farm Tour

Board a Milford Sound cruise and ride a vintage steamship across Lake Wakatipu to Walter Peak High Country Farm on this Queenstown Super Saver. You’ll take each tour on two separate days, soaking up the breathtaking alpine landscapes of the South Island. First, spot marine life as your experienced skipper navigates the serene waters of the UNESCO-listed Fiordland. The next day, enjoy typical New Zealand hospitality at a rural farm with wool spinning, sheep sheering and either morning or afternoon tea.
  • Duration: 2 days
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  • Duration: 2 days
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Wakatipu Basin Lord of the Rings 4WD Tour from Queenstown

Enjoy an off-road adventure in the wild of New Zealand on this half-day Wakatipu Basin 4-wheel drive tour from Queenstown. Cruise along off-road routes toward the Remarkables mountain range — widely used in the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Admire panoramic views over Deer Park Heights and the Kawarau Gorge, and then head onward to the historic gold-mining settlement of Arrowtown. Traverse bumpy river crossings along the Arrow River, and pan for gold on the riverbank. Then gaze over the Wakatipu Basin from Coronet Peak en route back to Queenstown.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Half-Day Historical Arrowtown and Wanaka Tour from Queenstown

Visit Arrowtown and Wanaka on a half-day tour from Queenstown that explores local history and one of New Zealand’s most exciting adventure destinations. You’ll have time to stroll Arrowtown’s charming main street, built during the town’s 19th-century gold rush, then enjoy an hour of free time to see Wanaka. Walk the gorgeous lake path with views of the Southern Alps, then return to Queenstown through the Crown Range, winding through towering peaks and high passes.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Skyline Stargazing and Gondola in Queenstown

See a different side of Queenstown with an expert astronomy guide. Through Celestron telescopes, witness a sight that can’t be seen with the naked eye: the constellations, planets, and nebulas above. Even learn to navigate using the Southern Cross constellation as your guide. No telescope experience is necessary, so this tour is suited to anyone. Also experience a night ride of the gondola, a must-do Queenstown attraction.
  • Duration: 1 hour
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  • Duration: 1 hour
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Half-Day Routeburn Track Guided Walk from Queenstown

Get introduced to one of New Zealand’s Great Walks with a 2.5-hour hike on the Routeburn Track. This half-day tour departs Queenstown for the awe-inspiring scenery of Mt Aspiring National Park. Walk across a swing bridge and follow your guide at a relaxed pace through a beech forest lush with ferns and mosses. Experience the tranquility of the Routeburn River and its waterfalls while you learn about native birdlife and cultural history.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Queenstown Segway Tour

This Segway tour of Queenstown covers a lot of ground in less time. Embark on a 1- or 2-hour tour aboard your personal transporter. Your guide leads you around the shores of Lake Wakatipu, passing natural landmarks along the way. Select from various departure times throughout the day. This small-group tour is limited to eight people to ensure personalized attention.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Queenstown Super Saver: Doubtful Sound Cruise plus Walter Peak High Country Farm Tour

Cruise around two of the South Island’s most scenic waterways with this Queenstown Super Saver that takes place over two days. First, cross Lake Manapouri and Wilmot Pass to Doubtful Sound for a 3-hour catamaran cruise; search for wildlife in the pristine wilderness flanked by forested peaks and waterfalls. The next day, board a vintage steamship for a ride across Lake Wakatipu to Walter Peak High Country Farm. Enjoy New Zealand hospitality with morning or afternoon tea and get an up-close look at rural life.
  • Duration: 2 days
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  • Duration: 2 days
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Mount Cook Full Day Tour from Queenstown

KICK BACK AND RELAX ON AN EPIC DRIVE FROM QUEENSTOWN TO MOUNT COOK, EXPERIENCE THE ONLY DAY TOUR THAT OFFERS 4 HOURS AT MOUNT COOK / AORAKI ! OUR TOUR WILL START WITH COLLECTIONS BETWEEN 07:00 AM TO 07:30 AM FROM QUEENSTOWN CITY AND FRANKTON HOTELS YOU CAN ENJOY - KAWARAU GORGE  - FRUIT GROWING REGION OF CROMWELL - LAKE DUNSTAN - BREAKFAST STOP AT OMARAM (BREAKFAST OPTIONAL) - LINDIS PASS - LAKE PUKAKI - AORAKI / MOUNT COOK VILLAGE TOURIST CAN ENJOY THE BEAUTIFUL NATURAL SCENE OF NEW ZEALAND'S TOP OF THE MOUNTAIN MOUNT COOK AND LAKE PUKAKI.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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Private Tour: Full-Day Queenstown and Southern Lakes Photography Tour

New Zealand’s fantasy landscapes have long enchanted photographers and filmmakers, and now’s your chance to capture your very own postcard-worthy shots. Accompanied by a professional photographer, this private full-day tour from Queenstown offers spectacular views of natural wonders like Skippers Canyon, Lake Wakatipu, and the Remarkables Range, as well as Lord of the Rings filming locations, historic gold mines, and heritage sites.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Private Tour: Half-Day Queenstown and Beyond Photography Tour

Photograph spectacular locations around Queenstown and the Southern Lakes on a half-day private photography tour. Your guide is a passionate landscape photographer, who provides creative advice and shows you how to get the most from your camera.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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High Country Discovery Tour from Queenstown

Go off the beaten track on a 4WD tour outside Queenstown and traverse the private farmland of Mt Earnslaw Station. Your informative guide offers a variety of options for exploring the high country, including a visit to the gold-mining town of Glenorchy in Paradise Valley. Numbers are limited to a maximum of four passengers on this small-group, customizable tour to ensure personalized attention.
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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Private Wanaka Photography Tour - 1 Day

Take a private full-day photography tour of Wanaka that allows for an in-depth experience of one of New Zealand’s most photogenic destinations. Your guide is a local landscape photographer who knows the best photo locations in the area, and you’ll be able to cruise over rugged terrain in the guide's 4WD-vehicle. The guide tailors the day to your interests and skill level, and keeps the itinerary flexible.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Full-Day Nevis Valley Photography Tour from Queenstown

This tour is perfect for photography enthusiasts who are keen to access incredible viewpoints that would be hard to reach alone. Enjoy the ultimate carefree day with Queenstown pickup and drop-off included. You’ll be able to borrow equipment if you don’t have your own, and you won’t have to worry about bringing food with you as lunch is included. Highlights of the trip include seeing Lake Wakatipu, Nevis Valley views, Gibbston Valley, and old gold mining huts.
  • Duration: 6 to 8 hours
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  • Duration: 6 to 8 hours
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Half-Day Skippers Canyon Photography Tour from Queenstown

Traverse the back roads of Skippers Canyon, accessed only by 4WD vehicle, on this private photography tour. Beginner or advanced photographers will find plenty of fantastic photo ops of this rustic landscape near Queenstown. Focus your lens on the glaciated waters of the Shotover River and learn about its former gold mining days. You’ll make multiple stops en route, including afternoon tea.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Mountain Bike Trails Including Shuttle Transfer from Queenstown

Add some more adrenaline to your Queenstown experience thanks to this 3-hour, self-guided, mountain biking adventure. Zoom down some of New Zealand’s top single-track trails made famous by the film ‘Follow Me,’ as you take on rides like ‘Zoot Trail,’ Gold Miners’ Pack Trail, Rude Rock, and Skippers Canyon. A rental mountain bike, protective gear, and shuttle to the trailhead are all included.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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7-Day South Island Photography Tour from Queenstown to Nelson

Join top New Zealand photographers Richard Young and Shaun Barnett on this exceptional 7-day photography tour of the South Island’s wild West Coast. Timed at the end of winter, when the light is crisp and low, the West Coast Photography Tour offers excellent opportunities to capture the wild beaches of the area, its forests and waterfalls, as well as views of the snow-covered Southern Alps. The South Island’s West Coast boasts more forests, mountains and protected lands than any other region of New Zealand. Here, wild and remote coastlines are flanked by primeval rainforests, with the high peaks and glaciers of the Southern Alps rising beyond.Highlights include amazing coastal sunsets, Lake Masterson sunrise, jet boat into the Waitangiroto Reserve and the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage area.
  • Duration: 7 days
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Southern Scenic Private Full Day Tour - 12 hours

A 12 hour day opens up a whole list of options for you. We can reach far and wide in the comfort of your personal private vehicle. This is a fantastic choice for travellers who fly in and out of Queenstown but would like to experience more of New Zealand beyond the main cities and towns. Be picked up from your accommodation by your experienced local driver-guide in a late model private vehicle. Have your tour tailored around you and your interests - See and do the things you'll enjoy and scratch the things you don't. Every tour we do is different because every guest we welcome is unique.  Up to 5 guests are included in the price of the tour.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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The Real Beauty of Glenorchy & Paradise - Full day Heaven tour from Queenstown

We'll allow plenty of time for you to explore an array of popular and some not so well-known locations, including:The Spectacular viewpointGlenorchy WharfRed boat ShedDiamond LakeParadiseMovie LocationsDart River BridgeStart of the Routeburn TrackVisit to Kinloch Lodge (One of the New Zealand's best Heritage Hotel)The Lakefront wilderness lodge at the head of Lake WakatipuNested in nature, very close to ParadiseTo top it all off, you'll enjoy a light meal and refreshments at Kinlock Lodge - one of New Zealand's best Heritage Hotels!
  • Duration: 7 hours
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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