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Visit the habitat of one of the world's rarest penguins. Walk through a private nature reserve on this guided tour for a chance to see the rare Yellow Eyed Penguins, Little Blue Penguins and NZ Furseals in the wild. Specially designed hides allow for close viewing of penguin in their nesting habitat. Explore the far reaches of the Otago Peninsula and a chance to see the Royal Albatross in flight. Also included in this full day tour is an in-depth look at Dunedin's main city sights. Lookouts, photo stops and full commentary provided along with complimentary light refreshments and chilled bottled water for everyone on board. Enjoy our personal attention to your interests in this small group tour.*please note sightings of Yellow Eyed Penguins in the reserve are extremely rare this season.
Up to six cyclists can enjoy the views of the Queenstown area as they hire hard tail cruiser or electronic bike for the whole day
Aspiring cyclists can take in the picturesque views of Queenstown and surrounding areas as they cycle on a hard tail cruiser or e-bike
Feel the rush of soaring through the air without having to jump out of a plane by flying inside a glass tunnel of air
Up to three children can feel like a spy with this activity that takes up to an hour to complete; opt for a six-mission pack
The ‘Introduction To Rock Climbing’ is our most popular trip. You get the opportunity to experience outdoor rock climbing in a safe and fun way, focusing on maximum time actually climbing, whilst learning safe practices and good technique along the way. It is ideal for those who have never climbed before, or only on an indoor wall.The climbing can range from easy to challenging and we keep the group sizes small to ensure everyone has a great time and is challenged at their own level. Our qualified instructors/guides will take you to the most suitable venue in the beautiful Matukituki Valley near Wanaka.
Push yourself mentally and physically by learning to lead climb in New Zealand’s premier (and most scenic) sport climbing venue.This course teaches the essentials for leading bolted sport routes. It is also a must do for people who had a friend teach them but want to check they have good and safe techniques.We keep our ratios small (1:4 max), so the course is tailored to you and our instructors always check what you already know (of course you may not have any lead climbing knowledge). Don’t worry if you don’t have any equipment, we provide all equipment necessary, you are welcome to use your own if you have some.
WANAKA ROCK CLIMBINGS "INTRO FUN" OPTIONS ARE THE PERFECT WANAKA EXPERIENCE. ENJOY THE BEAUTIFUL OUTDOORS OF MT ASPIRING NATIONAL PARK, ALL WHILE EXPERIENCING A NEW AND EXCITING SPORT. THESE COURSES ARE IDEAL FOR BOTH TRAVELLERS AND FAMILIES WHO ARE LOOKING FOR AN INTRODUCTION TO ROCK CLIMBING IN A SPECTACULAR SETTING.
Get your adrenaline pumping as you climb cliffs, abseil down waterfalls and tackle water slides on this thrilling 4-hour canyoning adventure in the Kawarau Canyon. This small-group tour is limited to 10 people for a personalised experience, there's no experience necessary, and anyone over the age of 10 can give it a go. Round-trip transport from Queenstown is included.
Torrent River is our popular canyoning trip, simply because it has it all. Jumps, slides, floats, abseils, you name it……Torrent’s got it. All this exciting stuff takes place in a gorgeous granite canyon filled with some of the purest water you can find and wrapped in mind-blowing, unspoiled rain forest. This is a great place to start your canyoning adventures.
This trip caters to experienced climbers wanting to explore the climbing possibilities around Wanaka. Are you looking to improve your technique or just get out and climb some of the areas classic pitches? This is the day trip for you!Lunch is included!
The ‘Introduction To Rock Climbing’ is our most popular trip. You get the opportunity to experience outdoor rock climbing in a safe and fun way, focusing on maximum time actually climbing, whilst learning safe practices and good technique along the way. It is ideal for those who have never climbed before, or only on an indoor wall.The climbing can range from easy to challenging and we keep the group sizes small to ensure everyone has a great time and is challenged at their own level, our qualified instructors/guides will take you to the most suitable venue in the beautiful Matukituki Valley near Wanaka.
There are hidden pools beneath towering falls, picnic swimming spots along the way and the views to the surrounding mountains and lakes are breathtaking.Our beginner climb involves approximately 1-hr of climbing and 4 bridge crossings. Our Via ferrata tour is perfect for those who love the outdoors, waterfalls and beautiful places. This tour is suitable for beginners, families and hesitant adventurers with basic fitness. No experience required.Your beginner tour starts in Wanaka with a spectacular drive one out there we teach you how to use the equipment then climb alongside Twin Falls waterfall. You will be climbing on steel ladder rungs and crossing wire bridges to finish at a beautiful picnic spot for a snack. We then walk down a mountain trail and then drive back to Wanaka. If you are more adventurous and are looking to explore more in this incredible vertical world, we recommend our intermediate climb.
This tour offers you the exciting multi-sport adventure of canyoning! An awesome activity where you can jump, swim, slide, climb and abseil your way through some of the most naturally stunning scenery in New Zealand.
New Zealand is world renowned for its alpine climbing, the classic NZ mountaineering trip starts with a long walk into "the hills". once you reach the technical climbing you find long sweeping ridges and steep imposing faces. The southern alps provides an ideal backdrop for climbing based adventures.Have the true New Zealand climbing experience with Wanaka Rock Climbing. Our guides will lead you to interesting terrain with technical climbing challenges that will suit your abilities.We offer single day alpine rock climbing trips in Queenstown Please check out the information below!
• Learn to ski or snowboard in just three days! • Learn the basics on our beginner slopes the first day with the Learner Package, then experience our majestic Home Basin with two Progression Packages! • An excellent bundle for those wishing to begin their skiing or snowboarding lives! • Start times daily: 10.30AM & 2PM. • Save $287 (full retail $737) on adult and $147 (full retail $527) on child individual retail prices! • *Lesson sizes capped at 5 people. • Includes lift passes, group lessons and all day rentals for three days. • ***Each 'lesson day' can be non-consecutive: i.e. product can be started, stopped, and continued throughout a holiday. • **Savings based on full retail for individually priced products.
Let us fly you deep into New Zealand's Southern Alps, where our expert guides will safely lead you through incredible, untouched terrain and pristine powder. Choose your own package based on number of runs: are you a beginner to intermediate skier or rider? The 3 run day is a perfect introduction to heliskiing. Are you an advanced to expert skier or rider? The 8 run day provides a true back-country challenge. And of course you will be provided everything in between. You will be provided transport to and from the heli launch area. Plan on a full day, lasting from approximately 8 am until 4 pm. All our packages also include a hot, gourmet lunch on the mountain, which is the perfect time to take in the breathtaking views and snap some photos.
Experience the natural beauty of New Zealand over two days with this Queenstown Super Saver. First up, take a wilderness cruise on Doubtful Sound and enjoy views of rainforests, rugged peaks, waterfalls and wildlife. The next day, cruise to Walter Peak aboard a vintage steamship and explore Walter Peak High Country Farm. Get an in-depth look at rural farm life and enjoy country hospitality with tea or coffee and homemade baked goods.
A Stand Up Paddle (SUP) for the explorers! No experience necessary! Fully guided tour with all equipment provided. This is your chance to SUP explore Lake Wanaka away from the busy crowds! A great adventure for first timers and experienced SUP paddlers alike. The welcoming clear water of the lake makes for an amazing journey. This trip is water-taxi supported, so no matter what the weather is like, you will be surrounded by the stunning scenery of Lake Wanaka. Join us and discover your new favourite place! • All transport to location provided • 2 hours total paddling (allow 3 hours total time) • Morning tea provided… including a homemade chocolate brownie!
A fun and fully guided tour of a lower section of the Clutha River designed for the experienced Stand Up Paddler and for those who are keen to run some of the playful grade 1-2 white water rapids. Soak up the serenity of the awe-inspiring river, testing your skills on a 19km stretch between Wanaka & Luggate. This section of the river is for those confident on a SUP, or keen for adventure, with all equipment provided.
Hop on to a stand up paddle board (SUP) and get swept away in the fun and challenge of cruising down the Clutha River.An interactive gentle adventure for those with little or no SUP experience. You’ll soon feel like you are flying as you float atop the crystal clear water. You'll start with a flat water session before heading into the river with a couple of small rapids along the way add to the excitement in a truly exclusive Wanaka adventure.A unique introductory guided tour of the Clutha River. All equipment provided.
Step into new dimensions and experience worlds without limits! With 360° VR you will live the adventure!From fighting intergalactic wars on alien planets, to defending your castle from angry troll or skiing down scenic mountains. 360°VR is the fully realised future of entertainment and more.Our integrated Virtual Reality technology allows you to see, move and feel 360°VR dimensions of imagination in a completely immersive and realistic way.More than watching a movie or playing a game!
Darkride is a movie ride simulator, the world’s most exciting, not only because your seats move in perfect synchronized harmony with the picture and various effects, but you’re also fighting off zombie attacks, reptilian aliens or the family friendly robots with your very own laser gun, to top it off, It’s competitive as each player runs up their own score. Darkrides thrilling cousin, XD Theater sees your seat move up to 400 times per second and generate 2G’s of acceleration accompanied by similar special effects, it creates an immersive experience where you will genuinely believe what’s happening on screen is happening to you. This is a must do in Queenstown.
For 150 years the Otago Museum has been amassing its world-class collection of more than 1.5 million objects. The Treasures of the Museum tour showcases the fascinating and the unique, the biggest and the best. See the world’s largest collection of articulated moa skeletons and New Zealand’s biggest fossil, the plesiosaur. Explore the treasures of early Māori and meet an Egyptian Mummy; walk alongside a fin whale skeleton or encounter an eight-member rat king. Discover a wealth of stories and find new inspiration from old wonders.
Discover the secrets of the surprising south, from its unique wildlife and natural resources to the strong and enterprising people of the land. Hear of the journeys of early Māori sourcing seasonal food supplies or precious pounamu (greenstone), and learn how whaling, gold, agriculture and industries built Otago's prosperity. See the largest collection of articulated moa skeletons in the world, plus New Zealand’s largest fossil, the Shag Point plesiosaur.Take a close-up look at southern icons – the royal albatross and local penguins, and hear success stories of the saving of the “last” takahē and other unique rare and endangered animals.
Up to three children can feel like a spy with this activity that takes up to an hour to complete; opt for a party pack for up to 10 kids
Waterfalls, deserted beaches, coastal rainforest, and rare wildlife can all be found in the Catlins. Explore this remote part of the South Island on a private day trip from Dunedin. You'll learn about early Maori inhabitants and European settlers from your personal guide, who has a Department of Conservation (DOC) concession with access to unforgettable places.
Design your perfect day out at the ThrillZone theme park in Queenstown with a great-value 2-, 3-, or 4-activity pass and save up to 20%. Your pre-paid pass is flexible and allows you to mix and match popular activities including the 12D Motion Theatre, the 360° Virtual Reality experience, the 360° Battleground Lasertag/Heroblast game and Drift Karting. The Passes have no time limit so you dont have to do it all in one go!
This is without doubt the best viewing experience for Glow Worms in NZ. Given tours are only at night we are able to see the Glow Worms like stars in the sky and also are able to get close enough to see their webs and the Glow Worms laying horizontal at the top of their webs in wait of their prey.Awesome photo opportunities are available. For the amateur photographer a cellphone is best but if you are a fully equipped "professional" photographer then with a tripod and time lapse capabilities you will be able to capture some absolutely stunning pictures.Due to the nature of this tour departure times change throughout the year. GenerallySummertime: 9.30pmAutumn: 8.30pmWinter: 7.30pmSpring: 8.30pm
Hop aboard our sturdy vessel for a one hour Wildlife Cruise. You'll travel out through the Otago Harbour to the world's only mainland colony of royal albatross. Have your camera ready as these huge birds soar in from sea, flying past a historic lighthouse as they return to their hillside nests. The skipper will expertly maneuver the boat close to rocky outcrops for great views of the local fur seal population. A short way out to sea and you'll see other albatross and seabird species. Our cruises also frequently spot blue penguins, sea lions and occasionally dolphins!The crew will provide a full commentary during your cruise about the local history, scenery and wildlife spotted along the way.Don't be put off by cool & windy weather. These are often the best conditions for wildlife viewing. Especially when it comes to albatross, they love a brisk southerly wind. Binoculars and warm jackets are provided during your cruise.
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