Our Top Queenstown Activities

Queenstown Activities

Challenge Rafting
Challenge Rafting operates exciting half-day trips on the Shotover and Kawarau Rivers. The Kawarau River provides an exhilarating trip for first-time rafters. The Shotover River provides the challenge for those looking for extra excitement and thrills.

Queenstown Combos
Combining a range of Queenstown's leading activities. Combos like the Awesome Foursome, Shotover Trio, Shotover Heliraft and Shotover High Five include options of helicopter flights, jet boating, rafting, bungy jumping and Skyline Gondola. Combos are designed for all levels of adventure offering clients better value and improved use of their time.

Mitre Peak Cruises
Discover Milford Sound with Mitre Peak Cruises for an unforgettable New Zealand experience. Described by Rudyard Kipling as the Eighth Wonder of the World - Milford Sound's deep icy waters, sheer rock faces, glacial hanging valleys, thick native forest and local wildlife are best seen by boat. For an unhurried, uncrowded, personal experience, cruise Milford Sound with Mitre Peak Cruises.

Skyline Queenstown
Skyline Queenstown is situated atop Bob's Peak overlooking Queenstown Township. With stunning views in every direction, Skyline offers sumptuous dining in the Stratosfare restaurant, casual dining in the market kitchen, thrilling Luge rides on several tracks, mountain biking and the famous Gondola ride.

The Helicopter Line
From the iconic locations of Mount Cook, Twizel, Franz Josef, Fox Glacier and Queenstown, The Helicopter Line can take you on a scenic flight to discover New Zealand's National Parks, glaciers, mountains and lakes, often with a snow landing.

Harris Mountains Heli-Ski
With extensive terrain, small groups and personalised guiding Harris Mountains Heli-Ski takes heli-skiers/boarders above and beyond their expectations in Queenstown, Wanaka or Mount Cook. Each group of 4 clients of similar ability ski/board with a qualified and experienced guide. Daily options include three, four and seven-run days and heli-ski charters.

Information Centres

The Station and Queenstown Information Centre
Your one-stop shop for sightseeing, information and bookings. The enthusiastic teams at The Station and Queenstown Information Centres guide visitors through the maze of tours and activities on offer. Located centrally in Queenstown, both centres will help take the stress out of your stay in Queenstown.

Queenstown Accommodation

Blue Peaks Lodge
Blue Peaks Apartments
Motel units and apartments conveniently located near the heart of downtown Queenstown.

Other New Zealand

Glacier Helicopters
Located on the West Coast, Glacier Helicopters pioneered glacier and snow landings in New Zealand back in 1970. Offering scenic helicopter flights over both Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier, visitors have the chance to interact and enjoy some of the most spectacular wonders of the natural world.

Wanaka Flightseeing
Offering flights from the famous Milford Sound to the spectacular West Coast Glaciers, Wanaka Flightseeing offers ‘Flights of Discovery’. Enjoy uninterrupted window viewing over the Southern Alps, remote Milford Sound and rugged Mount Cook as you fly over the remote alpine wilderness.

Christchurch Casino
With slot machines, table games, restaurants, bars, events and entertainment all under one roof, Christchurch Casino is the premier entertainment destination.

Skyline Rotorua
Skyline Rotorua is located high up Mt Ngongotaha. Ride the Gondola to the top where you have the choice of dining at the Stratosfare Restaurant & Bar or Market Kitchen, shopping at the Jelly Belly Store, wine tasting, Luging, a thrilling ride on the Skyswing or go zooming down the Zipline.

Heritage Dunedin Leisure Lodge
Quality Dunedin accommodation. Suitable for individuals, couples and families as well as large tour groups. Also a great option for functions.

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