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Ziptrek Kea Tour

The Kea 6-line adventure zipline tour will provide an extended scenic aerial experience over some of the most beautiful scenery near Queenstown.
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Experience the thrill of 6 incredible ziplines
Climbing harness & helmet provided
Breathtaking lake & mountain views
Learn about the local area & Maori mythology
Tackle the world's steepest zipline
2.5-3 hour tour of ziplining

What you need to know

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  • 6 x ziplines over 2.5-3 hours
  • 20 minute downhill walk through native beech forest
  • Climbing harness and helmet


  • The Skyline Gondola pass is not included and can be purchased online here
  • Although the Kea Tour finishes at the bottom of the hill, a return Gondola ticket is still required, there is no one way option


  • Travel at up to speeds of 70kph as you drop 30 storeys in 10 seconds
  • Learn about the environment of the local area and Maori mythology
  • Marvel at breathtaking lake and mountain views
  • Tackle the world's steepest tree to tree zipline
  • Experience the thrill of 6 incredible ziplines
  • Climbing harness and helmet provided


  • Tours operate at 10.20am, daily. (Afternoon tours and additional times available on request). Subject to change
  • Check in time is 15 minutes before the tour is scheduled to start at the Ziptrek Tree-house
  • Please allow 60 minutes from the base of the Gondola to the Ziptrek Tree-house


  • 3 hours


Can I watch the tour?

  • Guests will have the ability to accompany their friends and family to the Ziptrek Guest Services Tree-house. Once guests have checked in, there will not be an option for spectators to view the tour

Can I bring a backpack?

  • You will not be able to bring a backpack or any other baggage on tour with you. You will be wearing a full body harness and backpacks will interfere with this harness. We recommend you leave your personal belongings at your hotel or at our camp street booking office in town.

Can I bring a camera?

  • Yes, if you have a camera or small video recording device you can bring it with you. We recommend they have a wrist or neck strap so that you can attach it to yourself when zipping

Can I go on Ziptrek if I am pregnant?

  • Pregnant guests may not participate in Ziptrek tours for their own safety and the safety of their unborn child

What To Bring

  • As it is a few degrees cooler in the forest, we recommend that you dress with warm layers and for the conditions of the day
  • During the winter months, gloves, hats and warm coats are required
  • Closed toe footwear is essential on both tours
  • If you have a camera or small video recording device you can bring it with you

Additional Information

  • Ziptrek's Guest Services Tree-house is situated just past the Helipad, 100 metres to the left of the Skyline Gondola Upper Terminal
  • Please note no vehicle access to Ziptrek Treehouse
  • The minimum age to participate in a Ziptrek tour is 6 years of age
  • The minimum weight limit to participate in a Ziptrek Ecotour is 30kg (65lbs)
  • Guests under 30kg (65lbs) may zip tandem with a guide on the Moa 4-Line tour only
  • The maximum weight of a guest is 125kg (275lbs)
  • Children (6-14yrs) must be accompanied on tour by a parent of guardian (someone at least 15 years of age)

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

Important notice

Confirmation in the form of an e-voucher will be sent to your email at the time of purchase. Although we do our best to deliver it instantly, occasionally, this may take up to 6 hours for the e-voucher to be delivered. For any queries, please get in touch with us . We're always happy to help.

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