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Tour Name

Description

IRJ
101

 

Discover Milford Sound
ex Queenstown - Coach/Cruise/Coach
Departs 0730hrs / Returns 1945hrs
Note: Overnight Cruises on Milford and Doubtful Sounds also available. Costs on Request 

Hotel pick-up, Remarkables, Devils Staircase, Kingston, The Key, Mossburn, Lake Te Anau, Eglington Valley, Mt Christina, Homer Tunnel, Cleddau Valley, The Chasm, Launch cruise, Milford Sound, Tasman Sea, Bowen Falls, Seal Point, Stirling Falls, Fiordland National Park.
**Lunch available at additional cost

IRJ
102

 

Discover Milford Sound
Coach/Cruise/Fly (Fixed wing aircraft)
Departs 0730hrs / Returns 1540hrs

Note: Helicopter flights also available. Cost on Request 

Hotel pick-up, Remarkables, Devils Staircase, Kingston, The Key, Mossburn, Lake Te Anau, Eglington Valley, Mt Christina, Homer Tunnel, Cleddau Valley, The Chasm, Launch cruise, Milford Sound, Tasman Sea, Bowen Falls, Seal Point, Stirling Falls, Fiordland National Park, Scenic flight from Milford to Queenstown.
**Lunch available at additional cost

IRJ
119

Discover Milford Sound by fixed wing aircraft
Fly/Cruise/Fly
Departs 1000hrs / Returns 1340hrs or
Departs 1200hrs / Returns 15400hrs

Hotel pick-up, Return scenic flight from Queenstown to Milford Sound, Launch cruise, , Milford Sound, Tasman Sea, Bowen Falls, Seal Point, Stirling Falls, Fiordland National Park
**Lunch available at additional cost

 

IRJ
301

 

Discover Doubtful Sound - Wilderness
ex Queenstown Coach/Cruise/Coach October to April Departs 0645hrs / Returns 1930hrs May to September Departs 0655hrs / Returns 1930hrs 

 

 

 

Hotel pick-up, Remarkables, Devils Staircase, Kingston, The Key, Mossburn, Lake Manapouri, and launch cruise, West Arm, Wilmot Pass, 3 hour Doubtful Sound cruise to Tasman sea sighting fur seal colony and bottle nose dolphins
**Lunch available at additional cost

INS1

 

4WD Safari of the Rings
Wakitipu Basin
Departs Queenstown 0830hrs and 1330hrs
Allow 4 hours return to Queenstown

 

Hotel pick-up, then travel into the heart of New Zealand high country, the embodiment of the Middle-earth of Tolkiens imagination. The tours are based around several of the specific sites where filming took place. They are areas of outstanding natural beauty that need no enhancement.

 

INS2

 

4WD Safari of the Rings
Glenorchy
Departs Queenstown 0815hrs and 1330hrs
Allow 4 hours return to Queenstown

Hotel pick-up, then travel into the heart of New Zealand high country, the embodiment of the Middle-earth of Tolkiens imagination. The tours are based around several of the specific sites where filming took place. They are areas of outstanding natural beauty that need no enhancement

 

INS3

 

4WD Skippers Canyon
Departs Queenstown 0830hrs and 1330hrs

Allow 4 hours return to Queenstown

Hotel pick-up, then take an awe-inspiring four wheel drive safari through Skippers Canyon carved by the Shotover "the richest river in the world". Today Skippers attracts adventurers and discoverers drawn by its history and challenges. A thrilling exploration of gold mining history in splendid New Zealand high country.

 

INS4

 

4WD Macetown
Departs Queenstown 0800hrs and 1330hrs

Allow 4 ¼ hours return to Queenstown

 

Hotel pick-up, then an exciting four wheel drive safari following the old miners wagon trail to Macetown, an early gold mining settlement. Ford the Arrow River over 25 times in each direction up the spectacular Arrow Gorge. The valley changes in colour and form as you explore its natural beauty. Discover Macetown and the remnants of a once thriving community

 

IDD

 

Queenstown Double Decker Bus Tour
Departs Queenstown 1000hrs and 1400hrs
Allow 3 hours return to Queenstown

Hotel pick-up. Morning departures travel via the Edith Cavell Bridge and afternoon trips to Lake Hayes first. Visit AJ Hackett Bungy Bridge, Gibston Valley Winery, and Historic Arrowtown,

 

IDR

 

Dart River  The Safari
Departs Queenstown 0800hrs and 12 noon
Returns Queenstown 1400hrs and 1730hrs
Option with Funyaks (Canadian Canoe) also available

Hotel pick-up, Jetboat 1 ½ - 2hrs, Forest Walk 30-40 mins, 4WD 30-40 mins. 55 kms of wilderness jetboating. See "Lord of the Rings" locations on the backroad at Paradise and enjoy an easy walk amidst ancient forests and birdsong. Awe-inspiring, informative, educational and fun. Family Rate Available for 2 Adults and 2 Children.

 

IAJHK

 

Kawarau Bridge Bungy Jump ? 43m
Spectator Transport and admission ? cost on request

Hotel pick-up, Transfer to Kawarau Bridge, Jump and T-Shirt

 

ITG

 

Queenstown / Dunedin
By Coach and Taieri Gorge Train
October to March Departs 1200hrs / Arrives 1830hrs
April to September Departs 1000hrs / Arrives 1630hrs

Newtons Coach tour from Queenstown to Pukerangi where you board the Taieri Gorge Scenic Train. View Otago?s unspoilt landscape as your journey takes you into rugged pioneering terrain with sightseeing stops.

 

Other Attractions / Activities

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Activity Name

Description

IKJ

 

Kawarau Jetboat

Departures Daily on an hourly basis from the Queenstown Mall Jetty

Depart from downtown Queenstown for 43km?s of adventure past the Lake Wakatipu lakeside homes to the deep turquoise waters of the Kawarau River. Continue on to the narrow shallow braided waters of the gold rich Shotover River. An unforgettable, magical hour of jetboating and wonderful scenary. Afterwards entry is included to Queenstown Underwater World where you can view and feed fish species in their natural habitat..

 

ISJ

 

Shotover Jet

Departures daily from Daylight till dark  Courtesy transfers from "The Station" every 15 mins (Allow 1hr 15mins for round trip)

The only company permitted to operate admidst the spectacular scenary of the Shotover River Canyons, the home of spectacular shallow water Jetboating. Once aboard your expert driver puts the boat through it's paces, speeding past rocky outcrops with only inches to spare, twisting through narrow canyons and completing the famous Shotover Jet turn, where your boat spins through a full 360 degrees.

 

ISG

 

Skyline Gondola Ride
Skyline is open 365 days a year from 0900hrs till late.
Lunch and Dinner Options are also available at the Skyline Restaurant at additional cost

Skyline Gondola, Restaurant and Luge complex sits high above Queenstown on Bob's Peak, 790m above sea level. From here you have panoramic views over Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables mountain range. The Complex is reached by gondola cableway. The gondola base station is located 5 minutes walk from central Queenstown.

 

ISGH

 

Skyline Gondola Ride and Kiwi Haka

Maori Cultural Show runs every ½ hr on the hour from 1630 to 2000hrs.

Includes return Gondola ride and Maori Cultural Show. Kiwi Haka is a spiritual journey of Maori culture as told through traditional song and dance. Set in an intimate theatre surrounded by tradiitonal decorations and mythical carved legends of the Wakitipu and surrounding environs. Entire performance lasts 25-30mins.

 

ISGL1

 

Skyline Gondola and 1 Luge Ride
Luge tracks open from Summer 0930 to 2100hrs
Winter 0930 to 1700hrs

Extra Luge rides available at additional cost.

 

The scenery's a blur! Hurtle down a winding downhill track through the pine trees. Race through the bends, or pull in for a breather and enjoy the panorama from one of the stopping bays. Burn it up on the fast track or cruise sedately down the scenic track. Then hop on the chairlift and do it all again. Skyline Luge - it's 800 metres of fast-paced freedom. Extra Luge rides available at additional cost.

 

IQD

 

Queenstown Ducks ? Amphibious Tour

Departs 35 Camp Street 0900hrs, 1100hrs, 1330hrs, 1530hrs and 1730hrs

Allow 90 minutes return to Steamer Wharf

A fun-filled tour on board an amphibious World War II vehicle showing you Queenstown from both land and water! You'll see the town, Splash into lake Wakatipu at Frankton Arm, admire the Remarkables Mountain range from the lake and take in the local sites. Return to land and travel via Ladies Mile and onto the Domain Road to the Edith Cavel bridge above the famous Shotover river at Arthur's Point, passing through some of the most spectacular scenery in the country. Continue back to Queenstown and Splash down again right in Queenstown Bay at Steamer Wharf.

 

IRJ500

 

TSS Earnslaw Cruise
Departs Steamer Wharf every 2hrs from 1000hrs (1 ½ hrs duration). Reduced winter schedule

Cruise across beautiful Lake Wakatipu aboard the 90 year old vintage steamship TSS Earnslaw. Explore the decks and watch the stokers fuelling the fireboxes. Onboard commentary and café. Breakfast and Lunch cruises also available. Costs on request.

 

IRJ501

 

TSS Earnslaw and Walter Peak Farm Tour (½ Day)
Departs Steamer Wharf every 2hrs from 1000hrs (3 ½ hrs duration). Reduced winter schedule

Cruise across Lake Wakatipu and disembark at Walter Peak. Join an entertaining farmyard tour, including sheep dog and sheep shearing demonstrations, plus afternoon tea at the Colonel?s Homestead.

 

IRJ503

 

TSS Earnslaw with Walter Peak Horse Trek (Full Day)  min 2

Departs 1000hrs
Returns 1735hrs

 

A return scenic cruise from Queenstown to Walter Peak on board the vintage steamship TSS Earnslaw plus a full day guided horse trek upon Walter Peak Station. The 12 mile return trek heads west from Beach Bay, Walter Peak before climbing into the Afton Burn Valley. Approx 5hrs trekking. A boxed picnic lunch and billy tea is provided. Suitable only for those with some horse riding experience.

 

IFW

 

Fly By Wire

Departs 0900, 12 noon and 1430hrs
Allow 2 ½ hrs for round trip

 

Take control of the fastest adventure flight in the world. Part plane, part rocket, 100% unique. Experience exhilarating speeds, total weightlessness and also serenity as the high speed plane glides gently to the end of your six minute flight. It?s the closest you?ll ever get to taking control of a fighter plane. Minimum Age 15 years. Includes transport from Queenstown

 

INZO9

 

NZONE Tandem Skydive

Departures hourly Allow 3hrs return trip

Step out of the aircraft door at 9000ft with your qualified jumpmaster and for 60 seconds plummet towards the ground at 200km per hour (Terminal Velocity). Your Jumpmaster will deploy the reinforced canopy before you land at the dropzone. The personal challenge is immense! Upgrade to a higher altitude at additional cost (on application)

 

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