Beautiful scenery helps make outdoor activity tours in Queenstown, New Zealand, a wise choice. There’s a lot going on, including more relaxed tours.
SIGHTSEEING AND ACTIVITY TOURS IN QUEENSTOWN
Discover Arrowtown’s amazing history and scenery with a local knowledgeable guide. Enjoy this driving tour with informative commentary taking in the highlights and history. You’ll have plenty of free time to explore, eat and shop. Included is a scenic stop at the stunning Lake Hayes. With hotel pick and drop-off included, you can enjoy the day with peace of mind.
SELF-GUIDED QUEENSTOWN TO ARROWTOWN ELECTRIC MOUNTAIN BIKING ADVENTURE
This self-guided Queenstown biking experience includes a Water Taxi across the lake to the meeting point where the team will greet you with your Electric-Assist Mountain Bikes. You will then set off on the off-road trails towards Arrowtown and the Gibbston Valley wine region and have you picked up at the end of the day and delivered back to Queenstown.
PRIVATE TOUR: FULL DAY QUEENSTOWN AND SOUTHERN LAKES PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR
This is your opportunity to photograph one of the most spectacular and majestic places on Earth; Queenstown and the Southern Lakes.
This full-day private photography tour will take you to the iconic locations you see in brochures as well as those special spots only a local would know, to explore and capture the beauty and splendour for yourself. This tour is designed for photography enthusiasts and your guide is a passionate landscape photographer, with years of local knowledge. Enjoy 8-9 hours of visiting some of the most interesting and beautiful destinations close to Queenstown and around the Southern Lakes.
The weather in this amazing region is constantly changing, bringing many moods to the mountains, lakes, rivers and forests. But rest assured, whatever the weather conditions. we always know exactly where to take you to, and how to capture unique scenes of outstanding natural beauty.
ROUTEBURN TRACK PRIVATE GUIDED WALK: FROM QUEENSTOWN
Return to nature on the famous Routeburn Track. On this private hike, roam through the ancient undergrowth of the forest and gaze up at snow-capped peaks as your local guide invites you to explore New Zealand’s fascinating wilderness. A great walk, a perfect day.
6-HOUR QUEENSTOWN FISHING CHARTER
Join our fishing tour for an exhilarating fishing experience on the spectacular alpine waters of Lake Wakatipu. This 6-hour charter offers more scenery, more rivers and creeks, and a lot more fishing!
You will be taken across the stunning waters of Lake Wakatipu by one of our fully equipped charter boats to a pristine alpine stream where you will be spin fishing and trolling for rainbow, brown trout and quinnat salmon! Catch and release or have your fish prepared for you ready to be cooked by yourself or a local restaurant. All this while taking in 360 degree draw dropping mountain vistas, so don’t forget your camera! Get hooked with fishing on Lake Wakatipu.
This fishing trip is subject to minimum of 2 adults to confirm. It is possible for this charter to be made up of two 3-hour charters with a lunch break (booking dependent). Each boat holds a maximum of 6 adults.
CENTRAL OTAGO WINE TOURS: FROM QUEENSTOWN
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.
MILFORD SOUND MARINER OVERNIGHT CRUISE: FROM QUEENSTOWN
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.
As you board your luxury coach in Queenstown you can enjoy a relaxing 5-hour trip along the shores of Lake Wakatipu and through rolling countryside to Te Anau. The coach driver provides an informative commentary. Stopping in Te Anau for a short lunch break before the excursion continues along the spectacular Milford Road. There is ample time for a photo stop and short walks along the way.
SOUTHERN GLACIER EXPERIENCE HELICOPTER FLIGHT: FROM QUEENSTOWN
Soar over the majestic Southern Alps on a 50-minute breathtaking helicopter flight from Queenstown.
Discover the mystery of Lake Wakatipu’s northern shores, before experiencing a snow landing on the distinctive Jura Glacier. Stand in snow surrounded by high mountain peaks and bush covered valleys as you admire unparalleled views of Mount Aspiring and the mighty Rees and Dart River valleys.
MOUNT COOK TOUR: FROM QUEENSTOWN
Depart Queenstown and its surrounding lush green farmland and relax as you take in the spectacular scenery that changes from the winding Kawarau River Gorge to rugged ranges and mirror lakes as you head north. Journey through the historical gold mining region of Central Otago and over the Lindis Pass before passing through the farming community of Omarama.
MILFORD SOUND FULL DAY TOUR: FROM QUEENSTOWN
Discover Milford Sound on a full-day trip from Queenstown. You’ll travel through beautiful Fiordland in a luxury coach with panoramic windows and take an unforgettable scenic cruise on majestic Milford Sound.
QUEENSTOWN KAWARAU RIVER WHITE WATER RAFTING
Experience the adrenaline-charged thrill of white-water rafting on Queenstown’s Kawarau River! As you paddle through the stunning scenery, you’ll feel like you are rafting through the heart of Middle-earth, as it was the Kawarau River that starred as the River Anduin in ‘The Lord of the Rings’ movie trilogy. This grade II to III rafting trip is suitable for all fitness levels, and no experience is necessary.
QUEENSTOWN SKYLINE GONDOLA AND LUGE
Imagine yourself steering a three-wheeled luge cart around bends, over bumps and through tunnels with the view of Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu below. Your day will be filled with scenic views and adventure as you take a gondola from Queenstown to the Skyline complex at the top of Bob’s Peak. From there, take up to five rides (because one isn’t enough) down one of two luge tracks – the advanced or scenic track.
DINNER AT WALTER PEAK HIGH COUNTRY FARM AND CRUISE: FROM QUEENSTOWN
Get a taste of New Zealand farm life with dinner at Walter Peak Country Farm.
Start your evening cruising along the calm waters of Lake Wakatipu from Queenstown on board the TSS Earnslaw, a 1912 vintage steam ship, to the Walter Peak Country Farm.
You’ll enjoy a gourmet BBQ buffet dinner in the Colonel’s Homestead, as the resident pianist provides background music during dinner. On cooler nights, the open fire creates a cosy atmosphere. After dinner, you can choose to watch a farm show or relax in the bar before returning to Queenstown on TSS Earnslaw.
QUEENSTOWN NEVIS HIGHWIRE BUNGY JUMP
The ultimate Bungy Jump challenge. Make no mistake, the Queenstown Nevis Highwire Bungy is not for the nervous – with a wild 134 meters (440 feet) drop, the river seems to rush towards you faster than you’re rushing towards it!
MILFORD SOUND FULL DAY TOUR INCLUDING HELICOPTER FLIGHT: FROM QUEENSTOWN
Treat yourself to the ultimate Milford Sound experience on this day trip from Queenstown that allows you to see this world-famous Fiord region by land, sea and air.
Enjoy a scenic drive through the alpine landscapes of the ‘Milford Road’; take a 2-hour cruise along the full length of Milford Sound to see its legendary natural scenery and wildlife; and end the day with a thrilling helicopter flight over the sound, Mt Tutoko and Lake Wakatipu. You will also learn a lot about this fascinating area from your experienced and knowledgeable driver/guide.
DART RIVER ‘FUNYAK’ CANOE AND JET BOAT TOUR: FROM QUEENSTOWN
Discover the untamed beauty of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Mount Aspiring National Park on this full-day Dart River ‘funyak’ (inflatable canoe) and jet boat tour from Queenstown!
Travel by coach to Glenorchy, where your adventure begins, and hop on a jet boat and ride up the picturesque Dart River.
Speeding through a landscape of outstanding natural beauty, your tour will pass the ‘Middle-earth’ countryside that featured in the popular ‘The Lord of the Rings’ trilogy. In a secluded stretch of the river, swap the boat for your own easy-to-handle funyak and then paddle behind your attentive guide before stopping for a buffet lunch in the great outdoors!
No previous canoeing experience is required on this tour, and your guide will paddle at a leisurely pace.
SHOTOVER RIVER EXTREME JET BOAT RIDE: FROM QUEENSTOWN
You’ll feel a rush of adrenaline as you skim the surface of the Shotover River by jet boat! You have to 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!
FULL DAY LUXURY MILFORD SOUND TOUR BY COACH AND CRUISE: FROM QUEENSTOWN
Explore Milford Sound in comfort by luxury coach on this full-day tour with cruise from Queenstown. Travel through the Fiordland National Park by luxury coach with a guide and stop on route to explore on foot.
Cruise on to Milford Sound aboard a sightseeing boat, and listen as your guide describes native animal and plant life for which Milford Sound is famous. Gaze at mighty peaks and towering waterfalls, and watch the waves for dolphins and penguins. This tour includes picnic lunch and round-trip travel from central Queenstown.
OFF-ROAD U-DRIVE CHALLENGER BUGGY TOUR: FROM QUEENSTOWN
Just 5 minutes from central Queenstown, you can try our awesome U-drive 4×4 off road buggies. Experience the thrills of driving these mean machines while we give you exclusive access to spectacular scenery and breath-taking views of Queenstown & the Wakatipu region with Queenstown’s best off road company.
JACK’S POINT GOLFING IN QUEENSTOWN
Play one of the top rated golf courses in the South Island, one of New Zealand’s best courses, when you visit Queenstown. With lake views, fabulous conditioning and a great challenge, Jacks Point is one of the most impressive courses in New Zealand and shouldn’t be missed.