Queenstown

Queenstown is surrounded by majestic mountains and nestled on the shores of crystal clear Lake Wakatipu. Queenstown is known for its breath-taking scenery, vast range of experiences, relaxed vibe and incredibly friendly local hosts. With a reputation as the Southern Hemisphere’s premier four season visitor destination, the region offers you so much choice that no two days need ever be the same. A mixed place of action and relaxation it is a place to enjoy family fun, romance, invigoration and adrenalin-fuelled adventure. Queenstown is known as New Zealand’s adventure capital! As the birth place of the world’s first inactions like commercial jet boating and bungy jumping, there’s no better place than Queenstown to challenge yourself.

See and Do Highlights

  • Shotover Jet  Take a unique breath taking ride through dramatic narrow canyons, and hold on tight for Queenstown’s only exhilarating full 360 Spins and beyond, ‘Can you handle the canyons?’ with the award winning Shotover Jet. ‘The world’s most exciting jet boat ride’ and the only company permitted to operate in the spectacular shotover river canyon. Bookings essential ENQUIRE NOW
  • DartRiver– Wilderness Jet is an exhilarating and spectacular journey deep into the heart of the world –renowned Mt Aspiring National Park with the only jet boat operator allowed on the Dart River Bookings essential. ENQUIRE NOW
  • Dartriver Funyaks– Funyaks drift is an amazing journey deep in the heart of the world–renowned MT Aspiring National Park, get up and close with nature with a gentle paddle on crystal clear waters. Bookings essential ENQUIRE NOW
  • NZ Snow Shoe -Visit Queenstown during the winter and experience the serenity of the spectacular ‘back country’ around Queenstown this winter floating across the snow as you enjoy this unspoiled winter wonderland. Family-friendly experience, with a short walk into untouched gully. The minimum child age is 3 years, winter product available early June –late October only. Bookings essential ENQUIRE NOW

Wanaka

Wanaka is known for its scenery and is one of nature’s epic masterpieces; situated on the shores of Lake Wanaka it is the perfect location to spend time relaxing and taking in the view of the mountains, lake and rivers. Activities such as Puzzling World are popular with tourists and locals as well the classic car museum, Warbirds and Wheels. With skydiving, lake tours, scenic flights and wine tours there really is something for everyone’s tastes and all in a place less crowded and relaxed!

For further information on Queenstown and Wanaka, please contact the Greymouth i-SITE 0800 767 080 – email info@westcoasttravel.co.nz

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