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Things to do in Central Otago

Visit Central Otago, New Zealand, for fun kids activities, events, attractions and things to do like jet boat and bike or cycle Rail Trail packages and tours.

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    Queenstown Horse Riding - Moke Lake Trek Moke Lake Rd Closeburn NZ 9300
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    Queenstown Horse Riding - Moke Lake Trek

    Enjoy riding through spectacular panoramic lake and mountain vistas, let loose on the flat terrains and snap plenty of photos on the Moke Lake horse trek!

    TSS Earnslaw Cruise and Walter Peak Farm Tour Steamer Wharf 88 Beach Street Queenstown NZ 9300
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    TSS Earnslaw Cruise and Walter Peak Farm Tour

    Get a taste of a warm kiwi welcome as you disembark from your TSS Earnslaw cruise of Lake Wakatipu & experience Walter Peak High Country Farm's hospitality.

    Doubtful Sound Wilderness Cruise from Queenstown 37 Camp Street Queenstown Otago 9300
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    Doubtful Sound Wilderness Cruise from Queenstown

    Travel from Queenstown to commence your Doubtful Sound cruise by the comfort of a scenic coach transfer that will get you there in style and on time.

    First Timer Ski or Snowboard Package at Cardrona Alpine Resort Nature and Wildlife Sport and Fitness Adventure Cardrona Valley Road Cardrona SI 9305
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    First Timer Ski or Snowboard Package at Cardrona Alpine Resort

    Never been skiing? No worries with this package that has all the essentials such as ski passes, rental equipment and 4.5 hr of beginners lessons included.

    Lift Passes At Cardrona Alpine Resort Nature and Wildlife Adventure Cardrona Valley Road Cardrona SI 9305
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    Lift Passes At Cardrona Alpine Resort

    Purchase your Cardrona lift pass here to access some of the most varied terrain and best facilities skiing in the southern hemisphere.

    Kiwi Birdlife Park Queenstown Education Entertainment Nature and Wildlife Science Sport and Fitness Adventure Animals Brecon Street Queenstown NZ 9300
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    Kiwi Birdlife Park Queenstown

    Bring the family and enjoy the sights and sounds of New Zealand's most famous animals at Kiwi Birdlife Park, just 5 minutes from the Queenstown centre!

    Shotover Canyon Swing Queenstown Nature and Wildlife Adventure Shotover Canyon Swing Shop 35 Shotover Street Queenstown NZ 9300
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    Shotover Canyon Swing Queenstown

    Built on the edge of the Shotover River, New Zealand's Canyon Swing is the world's greatest that takes advantage of nature's gift of gravity!

    Ziptrek Moa Tour Nature and Wildlife Adventure 45 Camp St Queenstown NZ 9300
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    Ziptrek Moa Tour

    This Moa zipline adventure tour near New Zealand's Queenstown will serve as the perfect starter to your adventure experiences!

    Ziptrek Kea Tour Nature and Wildlife Adventure 45 Camp St Queenstown NZ 9300
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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.

    McConachies Creek Trek Moke Lake Rd Closeburn NZ 9300
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    McConachies Creek Trek

    On the McConachies Creek horse trek, you can experience history, beautiful natural landscapes and exciting riding in a 2-hour guided adventure!

    Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruise and Coach from Manapouri 2/74 Shotover St Queenstown NZ 9300
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    Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruise and Coach from Manapouri

    Book an enchanting overnight cruise of New Zealand's wondrous Doubtful Sound and spend an amazing adventure through this huge natural fiord.

    TSS Earnslaw Cruise Nature and Wildlife Animals Steamer Wharf 88 Beach Street Queenstown NZ 9300
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    TSS Earnslaw Cruise

    Cruise the smooth, clear waters of Lake Wakatipu aboard the steam-driven vessel "the Lady of the Lake" for a Queenstown experience to step back in time.

    TSS Earnslaw Cruise and Walter Peak Horse Trek Steamer Wharf 88 Beach Street Queenstown NZ 9300
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    TSS Earnslaw Cruise and Walter Peak Horse Trek

    Join us to saddle up for a New Zealand horse riding trek around Walter Peak High Country Farm to follow up your delightful cruise aboard the TSS Earnslaw.

    Walter Peak Evening Dining Cruise Steamer Wharf 88 Beach Street Queenstown NZ 9300
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    Walter Peak Evening Dining Cruise

    An evening cruise on the TSS Earnslaw Vintage Steamship and dining at the Colonel's Homestead at Walter Peak - the perfect way to spend a Queenstown night!

    Shotover River Whitewater Rafting 35 Shotover St Queenstown NZ 9300
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    Shotover River Whitewater Rafting

    The Shotover River of Queenstown provides some adrenaline pumping whitewater rafting experiences, with rapids that range from grades 3-5.

    Kawarau River Jet to Raft 35 Shotover St Queenstown NZ 9300
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    Kawarau River Jet to Raft

    Combining two Queenstown adrenaline activities, jump on an exciting jet boat ride delivering you to a white water rafting adventure on grade 2-3 rapids.

    Queenstown to Fox Glacier Tour Athol St Auckland NZ 1071
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    Queenstown to Fox Glacier Tour

    This amazing West Coast tour of New Zealand provides a showcase of the formidable peaks of the Southern Alps and the scale of the incredible Fox Glacier.

    Fox Glacier to Queenstown Tour Athol St Auckland NZ 1071
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    Fox Glacier to Queenstown Tour

    Depart from the small village of Fox Glacier in the morning & travel along the West Coast of New Zealand for amazing views of its awesome, rugged landscape.

    Southern Glacier Experience Lucas Place Queenstown Airport Queenstown NZ 9300
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    Southern Glacier Experience

    Astounding views of New Zealand's majestic Southern Alps and Aspiring National Park await on this scenic helicopter flight with an alpine snow landing.

    The Remarkables Scenic Flight Lucas Place Queenstown Airport Queenstown NZ 9300
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    The Remarkables Scenic Flight

    Soar to the top of Queenstown's iconic nearby mountain range - The Remarkables - and appreciate their majesty up close 1538 metres above Queenstown.

    Queenstown Panorama Lucas Place Queenstown Airport Queenstown NZ 9300
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    Queenstown Panorama

    A leisurely 20 minute flight around Queenstown's many local & natural highlights, as we take you to the skies to soak in views of Lake Wakatipu & Queenstown

    Queenstown Quad Bike Tours Nature and Wildlife Adventure 37 Shotover St Queenstown NZ 9300
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    Queenstown Quad Bike Tours

    A scenic 4WD quad bike tour of Queenstown's picturesque countryside is a must-do activity for the adventurous at heart - it is serious high-octane fun!

    Nomad 4WD Queenstown Adventure with Shotover Jet 37 Shotover St Queenstown NZ 9300
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    Nomad 4WD Queenstown Adventure with Shotover Jet

    This action packed 3.5 hour adventure tour combines two of Queenstown’s favourite activities – A 4WD safari and the world famous Shotover Jet!

    Wakatipu Basin Lord of the Rings Tour 37 Shotover St Queenstown NZ 9300
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    Wakatipu Basin Lord of the Rings Tour

    This Lord of the Rings 4WD off-road adventure tour takes you off the beaten track and deep into the real Middle Earth with Nomad Safaris in Queenstown!

    Glenorchy Lord of the Rings Tour 37 Shotover St Queenstown NZ 9300
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    Glenorchy Lord of the Rings Tour

    THE tour for Lord of the Rings fans! Nomad Safaris take you deep into Middle Earth to visit LOTR scene locations on a scenic 4WD adventure around Glenorchy.

    Skippers Canyon Tour with Jet Boat Ride Skippers Park Skippers Canyon Queenstown STH 9300
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    Skippers Canyon Tour with Jet Boat Ride

    Get your adrenaline fix on this exhilarating jet boat ride tour from Queenstown through Skippers Canyon zipping past the scenic gorge and sheer rock walls.

    Skippers Canyon Gentle White Water Rafting 39 Shotover St Queenstown NZ 9300
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    Skippers Canyon Gentle White Water Rafting

    Embark on an exciting river rafting adventure on the scenic Shotover River near Queenstown a fun white water rafting expedition for the whole family!

    Shotover Jet Queenstown 3 Arthurs Point Rd Arthurs Point OTA 9371
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    Shotover Jet Queenstown

    It's the ultimate Queenstown Shotover Jet boat experience taking you on a thrilling jet boat ride through Shotover River Canyon at seriously high speeds!

    Milford Sound Cruise departing Milford 2/74 Shotover St Queenstown NZ 9300
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    Milford Sound Cruise departing Milford

    This Milford Sound cruise offers outstanding views of all the essential highlights of Milford Sound aboard a spacious vessel with lunch optional.

    Nevis Bungy Corner Shotover & Camp streets Queenstown NZ 9300
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    Nevis Bungy

    Book the Nevis Bungy experience for one of the most memorable adventures of your life, with a 134m high plummet from New Zealand's tallest bungy tower!

    Onsen Hot Pools Queenstown Entertainment Nature and Wildlife Adventure 160 Arthurs Point Rd Arthurs Point NZ 9371
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    Onsen Hot Pools Queenstown

    Enjoy the ultimate in Queenstown relaxation - book yourself a session at the Onsen Hot Pools today and let the soothing powers of water heal you!

    KJet 1 hour Jetboat Ride in Queenstown Nature and Wildlife Adventure Main Town Pier on the Queenstown Lakefront Marine Parade Queenstown NZS 9348
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    KJet 1 hour Jetboat Ride in Queenstown

    One of Queenstown's true must-do experiences, this 1 hour jet boating adventure combines high-speed thrills and stunts with truly beautiful scenery.

    Wanaka Skydiving 14 Mustang Lane Queenstown NZ 9382
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    Wanaka Skydiving

    Go tandem skydiving in Wanaka from 9,000ft, 12,000ft or 15,000ft feet with a 25, 45 or 60-second freefall!

    Classic Four Runs 19 Shotover Sheet Corner Shotover and Camp Street Queenstown OTA 9300
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    Classic Four Runs

    The classic day of New Zealand heli-skiing, exploring a variety of awesome terrain. If you’re feeling strong, upgrade by taking an extra run or two!

    Maximum Vertical Seven Runs 19 Shotover Sheet Corner Shotover and Camp Street Queenstown OTA 9300
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    Maximum Vertical Seven Runs

    ‘Max Vert’ for advanced skiers/boarders who know they’ll push the limits! After 7 runs the choice is yours - go home or go for more runs!

    Mount Cook Heli skiing from Queenstown 19 Shotover Sheet Corner Shotover and Camp Street Queenstown OTA 9300
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    Mount Cook Heli skiing from Queenstown

    An awe inspiring scenic flight from Queenstown to the Mt Cook region starts the day. Mt Cook is New Zealandís highest mountain offering true heights.

    Maximum Vertical Seven Runs Nature and Wildlife Sport and Fitness Adventure Ardmore Street Wanaka NZ 9305
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    Maximum Vertical Seven Runs

    ‘Max Vert’ from Wanaka for advanced skiers/boarders who know they’ll push the limits! After 7 runs the choice is yours, go home or go for more runs.

    Mount Cook Heli skiing from Wanaka Sport and Fitness Adventure Ardmore Street Wanaka NZ 9305
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    Mount Cook Heli skiing from Wanaka

    Journey from Wanaka to the highest mountain in New Zealand - Mount Cook - for a heli ski adventure that will have you zooming down some fine slopes!

    Lake Trek and Gold Panning Moke Lake Rd Closeburn NZ 9300
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    Lake Trek and Gold Panning

    Enjoy a horse riding experience as well as gold panning in this unique Queenstown experience. Purchase your tickets now!

    Gills Creek Trek Moke Lake Rd Closeburn NZ 9300
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    Gills Creek Trek

    Spend two hours discovering Gills Creek in Queenstown by horse back. Buy your tickets now for this scenic journey.

    Milford Fly, Walk, Cruise and Fly Combo from Queenstown 39 Lucas Place Frankton Queenstown NZ 9300
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    Milford Fly, Walk, Cruise and Fly Combo from Queenstown

    Experience Milford Sound with this all inclusive tour combining three of the best ways to explore the gorgeous region; flying, walking and cruising.

    Jetboat and Wilderness Walk Nature and Wildlife Sport and Fitness Adventure 99 Ardmore Street Wanaka NZ 9305
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    Jetboat and Wilderness Walk

    Enjoy a unique way to discover New Zealand's beautiful Matukituki Valley with this three hour jet boating and wilderness walk adventure. Find out more here!

    Glacier Landing 35 Minute Scenic Flight 2211 Wanaka-Mount Aspiring Rd Wanaka NZ 9343
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    Glacier Landing 35 Minute Scenic Flight

    Experience the thrill of landing on one of Mount Aspiring National Park's iconic glaciers; Gonar, Volta or Therma, with this 35min scenic flight - book now!

    Lord of the Rungs Waterfall Cable Climb - Level 1 Nature and Wildlife Sport and Fitness Adventure 103 Ardmore Street Wanaka OTA 9305
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    Lord of the Rungs Waterfall Cable Climb - Level 1

    Enjoy breathtaking views of Wanaka combined with an adventurous experience with a spot on this 3-hour WildWire Easy Climb. Book online today!

    Via Ferrata Moderate Experience Nature and Wildlife Sport and Fitness Adventure 103 Ardmore Street Wanaka OTA 9305
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    Via Ferrata Moderate Experience

    Embark on an epic Via Ferrata climbing experience with this 5-hour intermediate level guided waterfall tour. Book your spot on the daily tour here.

    Via Ferrata Highest Experience including Heli Flight Nature and Wildlife Sport and Fitness Adventure 103 Ardmore Street Wanaka OTA 9305
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    Via Ferrata Highest Experience including Heli Flight

    The ultimate climbing experience in the Wanaka region, this 7-hour Via Ferrata highest experience and helicopter flight has it all. Book your spot online.

    Wanaka Kayaking Day Tour Roys Bay Wanaka NZ 9305
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    Wanaka Kayaking Day Tour

    Go for a paddle on the famous Lake Wanaka with a guided kayaking Tiki Tour. One of the best ways to explore the beautiful lake, you can book your tour here.

    Milford Sound Coach and Cruise Departing Te Anau 2/74 Shotover St Queenstown NZ 9300
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    Milford Sound Coach and Cruise Departing Te Anau

    Cruise around the breathtaking Milford Sound with this cruise including transfers from nearby Te Anau. Book this lunch cruise online today!

    Milford Sound Coach and Cruise from Queenstown 2/74 Shotover St Queenstown NZ 9300
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    Milford Sound Coach and Cruise from Queenstown

    Departing Queenstown, embark on a cruise of Milford Sound to see the local wildlife and explore this beautiful region. Book your spot online here.

    Otago Rail Trail 1 Day Cycling Tour ex Clyde or Queenstown 16 Springvale Rd Clyde NZ 9391
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    Otago Rail Trail 1 Day Cycling Tour ex Clyde or Queenstown

    Embark on a day cycling adventure in the Queenstown region with this independent cycling tour departing Clyde or Queenstown. Book your spot online here!

    Shotover Canyon Fox Queenstown 34 Shotover Street Queenstown OTAGO 9300
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    Shotover Canyon Fox Queenstown

    Zipline over a massive canyon in Queenstown with the Shotover Canyon Fox. Featuring 2 epic ziplines, book your spot online today for an awesome adventure!

    40 Minute Jet Boat in Kawarau Gorge 803 Kawarau Gorge Rd Cromwell QT 9310
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    40 Minute Jet Boat in Kawarau Gorge

    Experience a 40 minute jet boat ride on the mighty Kawarau River to see the Gorge and the Staircase rapid with thrilling 360 degree spins and twists!

    Scenic Flight Of Mt Cook From Wanaka 12 Lloyd Dunn Avenue Wanaka NZS 9382
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    Scenic Flight Of Mt Cook From Wanaka

    Take a scenic flight to Mt Cook from Wanaka to view New Zealand’s highest peaks, largest glaciers and alpine lakes in the Southern hemisphere.

    Glenorchy Skydive with Return Queenstown Transfers 35 Shotover St Queenstown NZ 9300
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    Glenorchy Skydive with Return Queenstown Transfers

    Choose between 9,000, 12,000 or up to 15,000ft tandem skydive in Glenorchy with FREE return coach transfers from Queenstown. Book your skydive here!

    Ziptrek Kereru Tour 45 Camp St Queenstown NZ 9300
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    Ziptrek Kereru Tour

    Join the Kereru zipline adventure in Queenstown to fly high above the treetops viewing incredible scenery on 2 ziplines plus 1 heart stopping 21 metre drop.

    Half Day Scenic Glenorchy Tour from Queenstown The Station Information Centre Queenstown STH 9300
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    Half Day Scenic Glenorchy Tour from Queenstown

    Discover the rustic towns of Glenorchy, Paradise & Diamond Lake on this half day tour where 'middle earth' is set in NZ. Book online here!

    Nevis Catapult Camp St and Shotover St Queenstown STH 9300
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    Nevis Catapult

    Be propelled 150m across Nevis Valley in Queenstown at 100 km an hour. This is the most extreme Catapult in the world. Try it out and book online here!

    2 Flight Kickstart Indoor Skydiving Package 27 Brecon St Queenstown STH 9300
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    2 Flight Kickstart Indoor Skydiving Package

    Enjoy the thrill of skydiving in a safe and fun manner suitable for the whole family with an indoor skydiving experience in Queenstown!

    Half Day Canyoning  - Queenstown 39 Camp Street Queenstown NZ 9300
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    Half Day Canyoning - Queenstown

    Prepare to zipline, abseil waterfalls, plunge into natural pools and float down narrow passageways on this half day Queenstown canyoning tour.

    Full Day Routeburn Canyoning Adventure 39 Camp Street Queenstown NZ 9300
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    Full Day Routeburn Canyoning Adventure

    Go canyoning in a UNESCO World Heritage area and enjoy a picnic lunch on this full day tour to Routeburn Canyon.

    Ski Pass and Rental Package at Cardrona Alpine Resort Cardrona Valley Road Cardrona SI 9305
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    Ski Pass and Rental Package at Cardrona Alpine Resort

    Need to rent ski equipment? Receive a ski lift pass AND all your rental equipment hire in one convenient package that will save you money.

    Half Day Scenic Glenorchy and Lord of the Rings Tour 26 Tall Tree Lane Queenstown SI 9300
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    Half Day Scenic Glenorchy and Lord of the Rings Tour

    Travel to Middle Earth and visit the locations and stunning scenery that inspired Peter Jackson's 'Lord of The Rings' sequels in Glenorchy, NZ.

    Winter Sightseeing Alpine Gondola Ride Nature and Wildlife Adventure Cardrona Valley Road Cardrona SI 9305
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    Winter Sightseeing Alpine Gondola Ride

    Ride the alpine chondola to the top of the mountain to enjoy spectacular views and access a number of hiking trails

    Ruby Island Cruise and Photo Walk Nature and Wildlife Adventure 100 Ardmore Street Wanaka Otago 9305
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    Ruby Island Cruise and Photo Walk

    Join this Lake Wanaka Cruise to Ruby Island to enjoy a gentle island walk with stunning views and great photo opportunities.

    Mou Waho Island Cruise and Nature Walk Nature and Wildlife Adventure 100 Ardmore Street Wanaka Otago 9305
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    Mou Waho Island Cruise and Nature Walk

    Book this return Lake Wanaka cruise to the Mou Waho Island Nature Reserve for a 60-minute hike to the summit viewing the glacial lake and mountain scenery.

    Stevensons Island Cruise and Nature Walk Nature and Wildlife Adventure 100 Ardmore Street Wanaka Otago 9305
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    Stevensons Island Cruise and Nature Walk

    Enjoy a 1.5 hour cruise along Lake Wanaka plus a nature walk on Stevenson Island and a complimentary afternoon tea.

    Full Day Tour to Mt Cook from Queenstown Nature and Wildlife Adventure The Station Information Centre Queenstown STH 9300
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    Full Day Tour to Mt Cook from Queenstown

    Experience the majestic Southern Alps of New Zealand on this full-day tour to Mt Cook from Queenstown with 3.5 hours of free time in Mt Cook Village.

    Milford Sound Small Group Day Tour with 2hr Cruise from Queenstown Entertainment Nature and Wildlife Adventure Animals The Station Information Centre Queenstown STH 9300
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    Milford Sound Small Group Day Tour with 2hr Cruise from Queenstown

    Book this Milford Sound Day Tour from Queenstown to enjoy return hotel transfers and a breathtaking 2-hour nature cruise amongst the fjords.

    Epic Duo Jet Sprint Boat and Ultimate Off Roader 2696 Gibbston Valley Gibbston Otago 9371
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    Epic Duo Jet Sprint Boat and Ultimate Off Roader

    This jet sprint boat ride and Ultimate 4WD Offroader is the best Queenstown Combo for adrenaline seekers.

    Ultimate Off Roader 2696 Gibbston Valley Gibbston Otago 9371
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    Ultimate Off Roader

    Strap in for a one of a kind off-road adventure in an all-terrain vehicle for a heart-racing experience in Queenstown. Book online here.

    Jet Sprint Boats 2696 Gibbston Valley Gibbston Otago 9371
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    Jet Sprint Boats

    Learn how it feels to fly on water as you take a wild ride on these custom-built jet sprint boats in Queenstown. Book online here!

    Lift Passes At Treble Cone Sport and Fitness Adventure 2211 Wanaka-Mount Aspiring Rd Wanaka NZ 9343
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    Lift Passes At Treble Cone

    Purchase your Treble Cone lift pass here to access some of the most varied terrain and best facilities skiing in the southern hemisphere.

    Ski Pass and Rental Package at Treble Cone Sport and Fitness Adventure 2211 Wanaka-Mount Aspiring Rd Wanaka NZ 9343
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    Ski Pass and Rental Package at Treble Cone

    Need to rent ski equipment? Receive a ski lift pass AND all your rental equipment hire in one convenient package that will save you money.

    25 Minute Whakatipu Basin Scenic Helicopter Flight 35 Lucas Place Frankton Queenstown 9300 New Zealand Queenstown Otago 9300
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    25 Minute Whakatipu Basin Scenic Helicopter Flight

    Discover the breathtaking alpine scenery of Queenstown, the Remarkable Mountains and Coronet Peak on this 25 minute scenic helicopter flight.