Queenstown

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SHOTOVER RAFTING
Half Day (4.5 hours Duration)
Departs daily 8.30am and 1.30pm
Departs from Queenstown Rafting Adventure Centre, 35 Shotover Street.

cshot1.jpg (7079 bytes)Begin with an unforgettable coach trip on the historic Skippers Road along old goldminers trails into Skippers Canyon...

Rafting from Deep Creek over peaceful waters at first, we head toward the exhilarating rapids of the lower Canyon, experiencing the memorable rapids Rock Garden, Sharks Fin, Toilet, Pinball, Jaws, Sequel and the unforgettable 170m Oxenbridge Tunnel, followed closely by Cascade Rapid.

Price: Adult: $US71

 

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HELI-RAFTING - SHOTOVER RIVER
Half Day (4.5 hours Duration)
Departs daily 8.30am and 1.30pm
Departs from Queenstown Rafting Adventure Centre, 35 Shotover Street.

Shotover River The only way to experience Shotover River rafting in winter as well as summer! Climb aboard your jet-turbine-powered helicopter for a spectacular flight up Skippers Canyon, the site of one of the world's richest gold strikes. The flight pushes your adrenalin level to the edge with a rollercoaster ride through the Canyon.

Rafting from Deep Creek over peaceful waters at first, we head toward the exhilarating rapids of the lower Canyon, experiencing the memorable rapids Rock Garden, Sharks Fin, Toilet, Pinball, Jaws, Sequel and the unforgettable 170m Oxenbridge Tunnel, followed closely by Cascade Rapid.

Price: Adult: $US98

 

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TRIPLE CHALLENGE
Half Day (5 hours Duration)
Departs daily 7.45am and 12.30pm
Departs from Queenstown Rafting Adventure Centre, 35 Shotover Street.

ccombo1.jpg (12434 bytes)Shotover Jet, Shotover Rafting, Helicopter flight.  A thrilling combination of the "Worlds Most Exciting Jetboat Ride", followed by a helicopter flight into Skippers Canyon to raft the Shotover River.

Price: Adult: $US140

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TSS EARNSLAW CRUISE
1.5 hour Cruise
Departs daily 10.00am, 12.OOpm, 2.00pm, 4.00pm, 6.00pm, 8.00pm
Departs from Fiordland Travel Visitors Centre, Steamer Wharf.

csing1.jpg (12954 bytes)Relive the elegance of turn-of-the-century travel with a cruise aboard the vintage steamship TSS Earnslaw. Affectionately known as the "Lady of the Lake," the TSS Earnslaw has a special place in the hearts of the people of Queenstown.

Step aboard -- watch the stokers fuelling the fireboxes and hear the sound of the steam engines working as the Lady takes you on a cruise of beautiful Lake Wakatipu.

Delicious cafe style food and full bar service are available on board. Every cruise allows you plenty of time to explore the TSS Earnslaw's decks and bridge, view the engine room, join in a sing-a-long with the ship's pianist, and enjoy the stunning Wakatipu Scenery.

Price: Adult: $US20 - Child: $US7

 

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WALTER PEAK EXCURSION & FARM TOUR
Half Day Tour
Departs daily 10.00am, 12.00pm, 4.00pm
Departs from the Fiordland Travel Visitors Centre

No visit to Queenstown is complete without a visit to Walter Peak High Country Farm. After disembarking from the TSS Earnslaw, stroll through the lakeside gardens to the charming Colonel's Homestead for a country style morning or afternoon tea.

Petting sheepWander amongst the farm animals -- sheep, deer and the herd of Scottish Highland Cattle. Watch the dogs in action, see the sheep-shearing demonstrations and try your hand at spinning. For added adventure, you can saddle up for a horse ride (additional cost). Our experienced guides will take you across rolling farm terraces to an outlook affording spectacular views of the surrounding Wakatipu Scenery.

Price: Adult: $US30 - Child: $US7

 

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DOUBTFUL SOUND
Full Day Tour
Departs daily 7.00am
Departs from the Fiordland Travel Visitors Centre

Doubtful Sound is a remote, unspoilt wilderness of many moods: one minute clear, blue and sun-drenched, the next, mist-shrouded and mysterious. When you discover Doubtful Sound you will be struck by its silence -- a silence broken only by bird song, maybe the sound of a fish leaping or the rushing of a distant waterfall.

Doubtful Sound Your Doubtful Sound adventure begins as you cruise the crystal clear waters of Lake Manapouri. After disembarking at West Arm, you travel underground by coach to see the remarkable Manapouri Power Station machine hall. Then it's over Wilmot Pass, stopping along the way to experience some of Fiordland's densest rainforest and to view the colourful alpine moss gardens.

Wilmot PassOn reaching Deep Cove, board our spacious catamaran for a three hour cruise which takes in the most dramatic scenery of Doubtful Sound. Our staff are always on hand to point out highlights. Bottle-nose dolphins frequently cavort alongside our vessel; fur seals bask on the rocks at the mouth of the Fiord and rare penguins can often be observed.

Picnic lunches available at additional cost (must be pre-ordered).

Price: Adult: $US134 - Child: $US67
Deluxe Picnic Lunch: Adult: $US15 - Child: $US15
Picnic Lunch: Adult: $US15 - Child: $US15

 

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MILFORD SOUND
Full Day Tour
Departs daily 7.15am
Departs from the Fiordland Travel Visitors Centre

cmonarc1.jpg (10511 bytes)The road to Milford is one of the world's finest alpine drives. From Queenstown, the road follows Lake Wakatipu to Kingston and then across through rolling farmlands to Te Anau. From Te Anau, the road winds through dramatic alpine scenery until the Homer Tunnel where, on exiting, visitors catch their first glimpse of Mitre Peak.

Combine a glorious cruise of Milford Sound with a drive over spectacular alpine roads in one of our glass-roofed coaches specially designed for your viewing comfort. Milford Sound is most famous and accessible of Fiordland's magnificent glacier carved fiords.  Deep blue waters, cascading waterfalls, sheer cliffs, dense rainforest, towering mountains and abundant native wildlife, it's all here waiting for you.

Lunch available at additional cost.

Price: Adult: $US101 - Child: $US51
Picnic Lunch: Adult: $US30 - Child: $US7
Buffet Lunch: Adult: $US15 - Child: $US10
Lobster Lunch: Adult: $US33 - Child: $US26

 

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SHOTOVER JET
Half Day (5 hours Duration)
Departs daily 7.45am and 12.30pm
Departs from Queenstown Rafting Adventure Centre, 35 Shotover Street.

spin.jpg (6601 bytes)Nothing you have experienced will have prepared you for the excitement of a Shotover Jet ride.

Speeding past rocky outcrops with only inches to spare....Twisting through narrow canyons. The major highlight - the famous "Shotover Jet turn" where your boat spins through a full 360 degrees in its own length.  The World's most exciting jet boat rides"

Price: Adult: $US49 - Child: $US23

 

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AJ HACKETT - BUNGY JUMP
Half Day
Departs daily 7.45am and 12.30pm
Departs from Queenstown Rafting Adventure Centre, 35 Shotover Street.

sbungy.jpg (11396 bytes)SKIPPERS CANYON BRIDGE:

Take our 4WD 101 Landy into a rugged canyon deep in the heart of gold rush country for the outback bungy experience of your life. No other bungy takes you further into the historic wilderness of Skippers Canyon.

Price: Adult: $US78 - Jump & T-Shirt

 

 

kbungy.jpg (12320 bytes)KAWARAU SUSPENSION BRIDGE:

The Original - 43 metres above the crystal waters of the Kawarau River.  The world's first bungy bridge established November 1988.  There's no limit to the fun you can have at Kawarau - we've got a full jump menu - go for a tandem with a mate or checkout Elvis' Backdoor Adventure.

Price: Adult: $US100 - Jump, T-Shirt, Video,                                     Photos, Certificate

Price: Adult: $US64 - Jump Only

 

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