This jaw-droppingly brilliant city can offer something to everyone. Some of the highlights include views of the Remarkables Mountains and Coronet Peak, a visit to the famous AJ Hackett’s Kawarau Bridge where bungy jumping was born, and a skyline gondola ride. Or you can really add a bit of spice to your time here and go nuts for a heliraft experience, skyswing, bungy jump, canyon swing, rafting, horse riding, skydiving, funyaks, trail hike or the Milford Sound Highlight. WOW.

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Milford Explorer

Go home without seeing milford Sound and arguably you’ve missed the best of New Zealand. The Sound is a fjord surrounded by high, rainforest-covered cliffs. Take a boat cruise spotting waterfalls cascading thousands of metres into the water. See seals, penguins and dolphins at the underwater observatory. fr £83
AJ Hackett Bungy & Swing

Half day

AJ Hackett Bungy offers five very different bungy experiences in Queenstown - go for water touch at Kawarau Bridge, the home of world bungy, bungy jump or swing in the dark at the Ledge Bungy and Sky Swing or push the limits at the Nevis Bungy (134m) and swing from the highest commercial swing, the Nevis Arc!
fr £69
Overnight Milford Sound Cruise

2 days, Start & finish Queenstown

This overnight cruise sails the full length of spectacular Milford Sound before mooring up for the night in sheltered Harrison Cove where you’ll enjoy a 3 course dinner. Relax on the spacious deck as you cruise by waterfalls, rainforest, mountains and wildlife with an experienced nature guide on board. Take to the open waters with the chance to go kayaking or bushwalking for an up close experience.
fr £157 
Doubtful Sound Cruise

2 days, start & finish Te Anau

This enchanting overnight cruise takes you across Lake Manapouri before boarding the Fiordland Navigator at Deep Cove. Cruise the full length of the fiord, weaving through hidden coves and waterways. Bottlenose dolphins are often encountered, fur seals bask on the rocks and, at times, rare penguins can be seen. Drop anchor in a sheltered cove and explore the shoreline by kayak or boat with a nature guide.
fr £152 
NZone Tandem Skydive

Half day

It takes a certain kind of person to jump out of a plane. Tandem skydive from 15,000, 12,000 or 9,000ft and freefall at 200kph over New Zealand’s most scenic resort - Queenstown. Achievement doesn’t come much sweeter. The second dropzone is in rotorua and all bookings are fully transferable across both location.
fr £140
Funyak Safari

Full day

The Funyak Safari is a truly unique adventure that combines exhilarating jet boating with ‘Funyak’ inflatable canoes for a fun way to explore the World Heritage wilderness within Mt Aspiring National Park. Your specialist guides will be there to point out sights and share stories as you explore the shimmering channels of the Dart River. Amazing.
fr £151
Shotover Jet

30 minutes

The world’s most famous and exciting jet boat ride. Described as ‘thrill therapy’, this is an experience not to be missed. Hurtle through the Shotover river canyons aboard these specially designed thrill machines. You’ll experience super speeds, 360° spins, canyon walls and whitewater spray - all in just 30 minutes.
fr £63
Zip Trek

Half day

Experience the exhilarating, highspeed, high-octane thrill of zip wiring in Queenstown. Hang out in cool tree huts, take in the pristine mountain air and fly through the treetops on zip wires like you’ve never experience before. Get ready for the ride of your life as you hit speeds of 70kph and fly over 300m at a time from 25m up in the trees. Fun, fun and more fun!
fr £69

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