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Shotover River Extreme Jet Boat Ride from QueenstownJet Boating

Shotover River Extreme Jet Boat Ride from Queenstown

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Take a jet boat ride on the Shotover River during an extreme ride, and make use of transport from Queenstown. Experience adrenaline-fueled fun as the jet boat skims the water’s surface at high speed and fishtails into 360-degree spins. Hold on tight as the captain maneuvers the jet boat over rapids and through narrow canyons during one heart-pounding adventure you won’t soon forget.
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  • 25 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 87.16
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US$ 87.16

Lord of the Rings Scenic TourNature and Wildlife

Lord of the Rings Scenic Tour

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Visit ‘The Lord of the Rings’ filming locations in Glenorchy, traveling by 4WD with an informative guide. Departing Queenstown for Middle-earth in the morning or afternoon, this half-day tour includes stunning countryside landscapes chosen by director Peter Jackson. See where famous scenes were filmed, such as the Fortress of Isengard, Lothlorien, Ithilien Camp and Forest of Amon Hen. Enjoy light refreshments and personalized attention on this small-group tour, limited to six passengers per vehicle.
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  • 4 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 154.72
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US$ 154.72

Skippers Canyon Jet Boat TourJet Boating

Skippers Canyon Jet Boat Tour

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Enjoy two trips in one on this good-value jet boat tour: a guided tour of Skippers Canyon and a thrilling ride on the Shotover River. Zip up some of the narrowest canyons on the Upper Shotover, and learn about the gold mining history of the area from your knowledgeable guide on the journey there. This combined tour is ideal for history buffs and adrenaline seekers.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 106.60
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US$ 106.60

Queenstown 60 minute Jet Boat Ride on the Shotover & Kawarau RiversJet Boating

Queenstown 60 minute Jet Boat Ride on the Shotover & Kawarau Rivers

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Experience heart-racing fun on an exhilarating Queenstown jet-boat ride. The expert captain races across Lake Wakatipu, navigates tricky turns on the Kawarau River and speeds through the milky waters of the Shotover River. Grab hold of your seat as the jet boat makes 360-degree spins and fishtails on a rollercoaster ride over the water.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$ 73.08
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US$ 73.08
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Dart River Combo: 'Funyak' Canoe plus Jet Boat Tour from QueenstownJet Boating

Dart River Combo: 'Funyak' Canoe plus Jet Boat Tour from Queenstown

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This full-day adventure includes a 'funyak' (inflatable canoe) and jet boat ride on the Dart River, situated amid the untamed beauty of UNESCO-listed Mount Aspiring National Park. Travel by coach from Queenstown to Glenorchy, where you speed upriver on a thrilling jet boat before climbing aboard an easy-to-handle funyak. No previous experience is necessary and you paddle with several passengers in a flotilla behind your guide. Hotel pickup and drop-off plus buffet lunch and all equipment are included.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 254.10
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US$ 254.10

Milford Sound Experience Full Day from QueenstownDay Cruises

Milford Sound Experience Full Day from Queenstown

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Arguably the most scenic destination in New Zealand, Milford Sound offers a sweeping landscape of jagged snow-capped mountains, shimmering fjords and lakes, towering waterfalls and emerald greenery. Travel with a small group by coach from Queenstown to Fiordland National Park to explore this lush wilderness, including a boat cruise on the Milford Sound. You also see The Remarkables mountain range, Lake Wakatipu—New Zealand's longest lake, and Lake Te Anau—the South Island’s the largest lake.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 133.42
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US$ 133.42

Ziptrek Ecotours: Zipline Adventure Tour QueenstownZiplining

Ziptrek Ecotours: Zipline Adventure Tour Queenstown

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Soar through the Queenstown forest on the world’s steepest tree-to-tree zipline, plunging 30 stories down from the Skyline Gondola summit on this exciting tour. Test yourself on two ziplines that finish with a 21-meter drop. Tone down the adrenaline a notch on a longer course, perfect for families with kids aged six and up. Expert guides supervise your launch from each aerial platform, so all you have to do is take in the panoramic views of Lake Wakatipu and the snow-capped Remarkables mountain range.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 68.08
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US$ 68.08

Tandem ParaglideParagliding

Tandem Paraglide

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We are the only company permitted to fly over Queenstown with stunning views of the city and Lake Wakatipu. GFORCE is New Zealand`s largest and most experienced paragliding company. Professionalism and safety are always key – we undertake ongoing training to always be at the top of our game. Our pilots are the best in the business, with well over two hundred years of combined tandem flying time. The flight is tailored to you – thrill seekers and those looking for a more relaxed pace are both catered to. Our philosophy is one of providing our customers with a genuine joy-ride. We pride ourselves on having our clients walk off the landing field with a big smile!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 133.42
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US$ 133.42

Queenstown Private Quad Bike Explorer TourHalf-day Tours

Queenstown Private Quad Bike Explorer Tour

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With soaring peaks, rugged trails, and spectacular countryside scenery, Queenstown is the undisputed home of outdoor adventure on New Zealand’s South Island. On this adrenaline-pumping tour, hit the gas and experience high-octane thrills by quad bike. Zoom through the backcountry wilderness with your guide, and tackle challenging hill climbs and creek crossings between the Kawarau River and the Nevis mountain range—with trails selected to suit your skill level.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 146.83
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US$ 146.83

Shotover Canyon SwingExtreme

Shotover Canyon Swing

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Thrill-seekers in New Zealand’s ‘adventure capital’ will love free-falling over the river on the Shotover Canyon Swing. A jump instructor prepares both first-timers and seasoned daredevils to swing solo or tandem along a special rope and cable system suspended between two cliffs. You’ll swing safely in a secure harness and hear encouragement throughout your pendulum ride above the Shotover River.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 171.23
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US$ 171.23

Queenstown Segway TourCity Packages

Queenstown Segway Tour

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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.
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  • 1 hour 50 minutes to 2 hours 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 61.21
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US$ 61.21

Southern Glacier Experience Helicopter Flight from QueenstownNature and Wildlife

Southern Glacier Experience Helicopter Flight from Queenstown

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Take to the skies on a 50-minute Queenstown helicopter flight that includes a snow landing on Jura Glacier. Soar above Lake Wakatipu’s northern shores and discover unparalleled views of New Zealand’s Southern Alps from an aerial perspective. After your pilot lands atop the glacier, snap photos of surrounding alpine peaks, such as Mt Aspiring, before the return helicopter ride over glacier-fed lakes and the Rees and Dart River valleys.
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 422.90
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Luxury Milford Sound Coach and Scenic Cruise Day Trips

Luxury Milford Sound Coach and Scenic Cruise

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Cruise Milford Sound and explore New Zealand’s Fiordland on a full-day trip from Queenstown by luxury coach. See some of the South Island’s most dramatic scenery through the glass roof of the coach, then cruise past towering waterfalls and seal colonies to the Tasman Sea, choosing between open decks and cabins that are comfortable in any weather. With pickup and drop-off at selected hotels in Queenstown, this Milford Sound trip is a spectacular day of scenery and wildlife in Fiordland National Park.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 150.60
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US$ 150.60

50-Minute Glacier Explorer Flight from QueenstownNature and Wildlife

50-Minute Glacier Explorer Flight from Queenstown

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Take your Queenstown visit to new ‘heights’ of adventure thanks to this 50-minute helicopter flight complete with a glacier landing. Soar above the spectacular scenery of Mt. Aspiring National Park, gliding above turquoise ice formations, hidden alpine lakes and towering mountains before landing on top of a glacier for photos.
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 422.38
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Bike The Wineries Full Day Tour QueenstownDay Trips

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Bike The Wineries Full Day Tour Queenstown

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Ride to Gibbston Valley wineries on a self-guided bike tour from Queenstown that includes everything you need for a day of exploring. With a van to meet you at the start and finish, you can choose the distance you ride, stopping at some of the taverns, cafes, and eight wineries along the route. You’ll have the option to be off the road for much of the day, with access to the scenic Arrow River Trail, Miners Trail, and Gibbston River Trail, enjoying great views of the vineyard-filled Gibbston Valley.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 54.46
US$ 68.08
US$ 13.62 savings
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US$ 54.46
US$ 68.08
US$ 13.62 savings

Half-Day Milford Sound Flight and Cruise from QueenstownDay Cruises

Half-Day Milford Sound Flight and Cruise from Queenstown

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The glacial waters, soaring cliffs, and thundering waterfalls of Milford Sound are spectacular from all angles, and this half-day tour takes in all the highlights. Enjoy thrilling aerial views of the Fiordland National Park on a round-trip flight from Queenstown, and marvel at Mitre Peak, Bowen Falls, and Mount Pembroke on a scenic Milford Sound cruise. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 343.14
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Skippers Canyon 4WD Tour from QueenstownNature and Wildlife

Skippers Canyon 4WD Tour from Queenstown

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Leave bustling Queenstown behind for the scenic beauty of Skippers Canyon on a half-day 4WD tour of the historic gorge. An experienced guide traverses Gorge Road and follows an old mining route toward Coronet Peak and into Skippers Canyon for outstanding views over the Wakatipu Basin and the Shotover River. Enjoy short walks and stop for scrumptious morning or afternoon tea including chilled wine, cookies and homemade cheese.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 123.78
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US$ 123.78

Lake Wakatipu Scenic Catamaran Cruise from QueenstownNature and Wildlife

Lake Wakatipu Scenic Catamaran Cruise from Queenstown

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Enjoy unobstructed views of the Remarkables and the Southern Alps during a catamaran cruise on Lake Wakatipu in Queenstown. Head to the western shore, stopping at Bob’s Cove to soak up the views from New Zealand's longest lake. Listen to the captain’s entertaining commentary about the natural landmarks and wildlife as you relax indoors or on the outdoor decks. You have a selection of morning and afternoon cruises to choose from.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 22.12
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US$ 22.12

Lord of the Rings Scenic Half Day TourHalf-day Tours

Lord of the Rings Scenic Half Day Tour

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Take a journey with us deep into Middle Earth and explore unique Lord of the Rings filming locations from Queenstown to Glenorchy and Mt Aspiring World Heritage National Park Feel the trilogy come to life as you visit the breathtaking and magical landscape that inspired Peter Jackson’s film locations for The Lord of the Rings movies. Travel in small groups with local guides who have a real passion and knowledge of the area. Take in the diverse landscape of ancient beech forest, braided rivers and glacier carved valleys. Explore the unique flora and fauna and get up close to the New Zealand animals and birdlife. Have piece of mind knowing you are booking a quality local tour as Pure Glenorchy has been running quality Lord of the Rings and Scenic tours since 2005. Local family owned & operated tour company that offer the real experience. We are one of the few companies that hold Department of Conservation Concessionaire permits to access Mt Aspiring National park.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 130.78
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Lord of the Rings 4WD Tour (Half-Day)Half-day Tours

Lord of the Rings 4WD Tour (Half-Day)

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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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 154.72
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Bike The Wineries Half Day Tour QueenstownWine Tasting

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Bike The Wineries Half Day Tour Queenstown

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On this self-guided wineries cycling tour you are given exclusive access to an informative winery map. Your guide will collect you from central Queenstown and drive you out to the starting point, narrating information along the way. The off-road trail is 5.5 miles (9 kilometers) long and classified as easy, so suitable for varying abilities. Stop when and where you want along the way, including at wineries, a dairy, and a micro-brewery.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 46.76
US$ 58.45
US$ 11.69 savings
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Lunch at Walter Peak High Country Farm and Cruise from QueenstownDay Cruises

Lunch at Walter Peak High Country Farm and Cruise from Queenstown

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Depart Queenstown aboard the TSS ‘Earnslaw’ for a cruise across Lake Wakatipu to Walter Peak High Country Farm. Travel round-trip by vintage steamship and dig into a gourmet barbecue lunch at the Colonel’s Homestead. Enjoy chef-prepared Central Otago specialties accompanied by salads, desserts, and local cheeses. Don’t miss the sheep shearing demonstration or showmanship by the farm’s sheepdogs.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 86.49
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Doubtful Sound Overnight CruiseNature and Wildlife

Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruise

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This Doubtful Sound overnight cruise takes you over Manapouri Lake to this South Island gem in the UNESCO-listed Fiordland National Park. Board the ‘Fiordland Navigator,’ a 3-mast motorized boat designed on a traditional scow, and cruise past soaring granite peaks in New Zealand’s second-largest fiord. Learn from an onboard nature guide about wildlife such as fur seals, penguins, and bottlenose dolphins. Then spend the night in a comfortable cabin, including a 3-course buffet dinner and breakfast. Join the cruise in Manapouri or include coach transfers from Te Anau or Queenstown.
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  • 2 days
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US$ 338.96
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Skippers Canyon Rafting and Sightseeing TripKid-Friendly

Skippers Canyon Rafting and Sightseeing Trip

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Enjoy wet and wild adventure in Skippers Canyon on this 4.5-hour Queenstown rafting and sightseeing adventure. Take a scenic drive into Skippers Canyon as a guide sheds light on the region’s rich gold-mining heritage. On arrival at base, strap into your safety kit and paddle onto the Shotover River’s swirling Class I and II rapids. During your descent, tackle the river’s swirling twists and turns with a guide and enjoy sweeping views over New Zealand’s beautiful countryside. Then, finish your adventure with a swim or a rock-jump.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 133.42
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