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Queenstown Quad Bike Explorer Tour

Queenstown 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$156.50
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US$156.50

Skippers Canyon 4WD Tour from Queenstown

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$131.93
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US$131.93

Challenger Self Drive Guided Buggy Tour from Queenstown

Challenger Self Drive Guided Buggy Tour from Queenstown

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Get access to Queenstown’s most spectacular scenery during an off-road self-drive buggy tour. Follow an expert guide for 60 minutes along backcountry terrain with breathtaking views of Lake Wakatipu and beyond. Experience the thrill of driving your own 2-seater 4x4 vehicle while you rip up the trails! Helmet, gloves and wet-weather gear are included with a roll cage and seat belts to ensure your safety.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$269.73
per group
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US$269.73
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Queenstown Quad Bike Adventure

Queenstown Quad Bike Adventure

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For your next activity in the proclaimed ‘Adventure Capital of the World,’ set out for Queenstown’s off-road terrain aboard a Suzuki sports quad, led by an expert guide. You’ll bump along dirt-bike tracks with creek crossings and hill climbs boasting spectacular views, from the Kawarau River up into the mountains of the Kawarau Gorge. Each tailor-made tour runs with a select small group based on skill level, guaranteeing both beginning and advanced riders an exhilarating 1.5-hour ride.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$206.53
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US$206.53

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

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$164.91
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US$164.91

Queenstown ATV Tour

Queenstown ATV Tour

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Ride a quad bike on Queenstown Hill during this ATV adventure. After a comprehensive training, hop on a fully automatic all-terrain vehicle and follow your guide over off-road trails (safety gear and all-weather clothing provided). Enjoy informative commentary and sweeping views over Queenstown. Hotel pickup and drop-off, along with refreshments, are included in this small-group tour, limited to 11 people.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$216.22
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US$216.22

Glacier Heli-Hike

Glacier Heli-Hike

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The one-hour fixed-wing flight from Queenstown to Franz Josef or Tasman Glacier is certainly spectacular, but the highlight of this trip is the glacier Heli Hike. The experienced guides will take you into a deep part of the glacier via a scenic helicopter flight. The helicopter passes over the deep crevasses of the icefalls and waterfalls to land on the upper Franz Josef icefall or on the Tasman glacier itself. From there you’ll be fitted with crampons for the two hours on the ice, exploring caves and seeing the natural, ever-changing wonder of the glacier in the South Island of New Zealand.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$954.02
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US$954.02

Skippers Canyon Half Day Private 4WD Charter from Queenstown

Skippers Canyon Half Day Private 4WD Charter from Queenstown

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Get off the beaten track while in Queenstown with a scenic off-road tour of Skippers Canyon. Explore the former gold mining region with a local guide who entertains with tales of the gold rush settlement during its heyday. Unveil this hidden gem from the 4WD's forward-facing window seat and see multimedia presentations on an iPad. During your picnic lunch, ask to watch a gold-panning demo!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$335.16
per group
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US$335.16
per group

Skippers Canyon 4WD Tour (Half-Day)

Skippers Canyon 4WD Tour (Half-Day)

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Let a guide navigate the once-treacherous Skippers Canyon on this 4WD tour, round-trip from Queenstown. The route affords dramatic views over the Wakatipu Basin and Shotover River Valley. You'll cross Skippers Bridge into the namesake township and stop at Deep Creek to try your hand at gold panning. The 4-hour trip includes light refreshments and hotel pickup.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$164.91
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US$164.91

Premium Glenorchy & Paradise Valley Expedition

Premium Glenorchy & Paradise Valley Expedition

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Take a break from the hustle and bustle of Queenstown and head along the shores of Lake Wakatipu to the aptly-named Paradise. On this half-day tour deep into Otago, experience New Zealand life outside of the urban centers. Stop at a local farm to feed the local animals and watch a genuine sheep-shearing demonstration; stroll around the picturesque film-making hotspot Glenorchy; drive all the way out to the isolated parks and historic buildings in Paradise. Make sure to take lots of photos of this scenic region!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$120.77
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US$120.77

Fly Fishing Trip from Queenstown

Fly Fishing Trip from Queenstown

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Go fly fishing in New Zealand with an experienced local fishing guide on this private full-day tour from Queenstown or Wanaka. Fish for wild brown or rainbow trout in a spectacular location tailored to your interests and level of experience. Expect to walk in the wilderness for a few miles to reach the fishing spots. Your guide provides instruction and tips to help you make the most of your day.
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  • 6 to 10 hours
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US$716.75
per group
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US$716.75
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Scenic Guided Off-Road Buggy Tour from Queenstown

Scenic Guided Off-Road Buggy Tour from Queenstown

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Take a 1-hour off-road buggy tour around the Wakatipu region, departing from central Queenstown. With an expert guide at the helm of your 5-passenger vehicle, you’ll bump along scenic backcountry terrain. Experience the thrill of riding in a 4x4 across rivers and along forest tracks, with breathtaking views of Lake Wakatipu. Wet-weather and safety gear included.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$306.37
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US$306.37
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Routeburn Track Guided Walk (Half-Day)

Routeburn Track Guided Walk (Half-Day)

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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.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$206.15
Price varies by group size
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US$206.15
Price varies by group size

Lord of the Rings Scenic Half Day Tour

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 N.P. 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. We are the only company with EXCLUSIVE ACCESS to the filming locations on Arcadia Station, where scenes from the Hobbit & Wolverine were filmed. 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. We are a Local family owned & operated tour company that offer the real experience. Operating since 2005! 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
  • Taking safety measures
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US$128.63
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US$128.63
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Lord of Rings Full-Day Tour around Queenstown Lakes by 4WD

Lord of Rings Full-Day Tour around Queenstown Lakes by 4WD

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Get into the environments which inspired the stunning visuals of the Lord of the Rings movies with this tour. Traveling in a 4WD enables access to remote locations in the Queenstown area--get rugged, then return to town for lunch. This tour is ideal for travelers on the lookout for hobbits and elves, or those who just want some serenity in an incredible landscape.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$333.49
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US$333.49

Lord of the Rings Scenic Tour

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$164.91
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US$164.91

Milford Sound Fly-Cruise-Fly

Milford Sound Fly-Cruise-Fly

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Round-trip flights between Queenstown and Milford Sound take you deep into the spectacular Southern Alps. Following a scenic flight with views of snow-covered peaks, remote valleys, and waterfalls, touch down for a boat cruise on Milford Sound. Traveling by both air and water takes you to the dramatic places that you'd miss by sticking to the road.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$328.01
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US$328.01

30-Minute Alpine Scenic Flight from Queenstown

30-Minute Alpine Scenic Flight from Queenstown

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See New Zealand's spectacular alpine landscape on a 30-minute scenic helicopter flight from Queenstown. Fly over Skippers Canyon and the Wakatipu Basin, and land on a snow-capped peak.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$222.25
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US$222.25

Paradise Valley Full Day Tour

Paradise Valley Full Day Tour

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See firsthand if Paradise Valley lives up to its name by prebooking this tour from Queenstown. Along with visiting movie locations used in Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, catch views of the Dart River and Mt. Aspiring National Park. Take a few optional hikes, explore a trail above Diamond Lake, and stop by a sheep-shearing farm. During this guided tour, you’ll also get to ride a 4WD off the beaten path to see the area used as Middle Earth in LOTR.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$282.28
Price varies by group size
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US$282.28
Price varies by group size
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AuthenticAs Paradise - Professional Photography & Exclusive Guided 4WD Tour

AuthenticAs Paradise - Professional Photography & Exclusive Guided 4WD Tour

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We photograph your tour professionally, so you can sit back and relax. From posed photographs through to candid ones, we'll be helping you feel relaxed in this beautiful place creating images you'll treasure for decades to come. All of our tours are private and our Land Rovers have full leather interiors. You won't be sharing the vehicle with anyone other than your guides and your party. Nor will we be rushing, we want you to wind down. We are DOC concession holders, SMS Safety Management Audited and NZTA Licensed Operators, so you can relax knowing you're in very safe hands.
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  • 6 hours
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US$1,323.89
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US$1,323.89
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Private Skippers Canyon Half-Day 4x4 Adventure, Queenstown

Private Skippers Canyon Half-Day 4x4 Adventure, Queenstown

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Skippers Canyon is a dramatic slice of Otago high country, with steep cliffs and incredible views. Instead of joining a group of strangers, experience the Canyon the way you want on this private tour in a luxury 4WD. Drive down the precarious Skippers Canyon Road and take your time exploring scenic highlights like Hell’s and Heaven’s Gates, Lighthouse Rock and the Shotover River. Learn about the Canyon’s rich gold rush history from your certified driver/guide.
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  • 4 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$163.65
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US$163.65
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Private Tour Half Day Queenstown and Beyond Photography Tour

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Private Tour Half Day Queenstown and Beyond Photography Tour

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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.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$189.73
US$210.81
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US$189.73
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US$21.08 savings
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Milford Sound Scenic Flight from Queenstown

Milford Sound Scenic Flight from Queenstown

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The UNESCO-listed landscapes of Milford Sound are even more spectacular from above. Take to the skies on a 1-hour and 20-minute round-trip flight from Queenstown; spot natural wonders such as Mitre Peak and Bowen Falls from the air; and enjoy unbeatable aerial views of the mountains, lakes and fjords of the Fiordland National Park.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$199.38
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US$199.38
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Macetown 4WD Tour from Queenstown

Macetown 4WD Tour from Queenstown

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Travel off-road to the former gold mining town of Macetown along roads only accessible by 4WD. With an expert guide at the wheel, all you have to do is hold on for the rugged ride, which includes nearly two dozen river crossings and a backcountry route high above the Arrow Gorge. Pass Arrowtown en route to this historical ghost town protected by the Department of Conservation. Enjoy light refreshments and the opportunity to pan for gold in the Arrow River.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$249.20
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US$249.20

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