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Enjoy an unforgettable half-day high country NZ 4wd adventure tour. Let the Criffel Station team show you amazing views and Wanaka NZ gold mining history.
Up to six participants can appreciate the picturesque scenery of Hanmer Springs during a two-hour quad biking adventure
Experience Hanmer Springs countryside while riding rugged quad bikes over all kinds of rough terrain and majestic landscapes
The Cardrona presents New Zealand's best guided quad bike tour. This two hour mountain experience takes you to the top of the mountains of the Cardrona Valley, Wanaka, navigating high country farm and alpine trails on very capable and easy to operate 350cc 4WD Yamaha quad bikes. River crossings, historical gold mining sites from the 1860s gold rush and breathtaking exclusive 360 degree panoramic views await, so be sure to bring a camera! All abilities welcome.See more details at www.thecardrona.co.nz/quads
An adventure safari packed with breathtaking scenery, thrilling 4WD action whilst discovering LOTR filming locations. Visit the filming locations of Minas Tirith, Misty Mountains, the Pillars of the Kings (Argonath), Gladden Fields, the Ford of Bruinen and more. Travel an historic gold mining road, following the Arrow River, stop for an opportunity to try your hand at gold panning. Take in the spectacular panoramic views over the Wakatipu Basin.
This is a beautiful canyon and our most popular trip involving several abseils, lots of sliding, jumps big and small (optional), zip-lines and a few other things besides.No experience required. We teach you a lot and our guides are great at pitching trips at your level. A great all-round trip with high excitement and heaps of fun, in a unique and fabulous setting. • A Wanaka Canyon • $290 per person. 9 am to 5 pm approx.
Get further off the beaten track and explore the secrets of the Far South of New Zealand! Discover a historic mining camp set deep within Fiordland National Park, where you'll find glowworms and bird life. Visit the iconic Milford Sound, and take a cruise to see cascading waterfalls, towering fiords and the inlet from the sea. Keep an eye out for friendly fur seals and dolphins! Next stop, Stewart Island, our paradise for the rare and endangered Kiwi. This is your best chance to see a kiwi in the wild, and the island is teeming with other wildlife too. Hop on and off the route anywhere you like for up to 12 months, so you can see more and do more in these amazing destinations.
Half-day heritage tour that follows the rugged and once treacherous Skippers Road. Travel the road that was hacked by hand into the sheer cliff sides of the Shotover River Valley. As your experienced guide navigates the awe-inspiring canyon, you can relax and enjoy numerous historic sites along the journey, including a century old suspension bridge and the township of Skippers. Gain an insight into the local heritage through photos and relics in the restored schoolhouse before trying your hand at gold panning.
Explore this enchanted place deep in the forest. You’ll see tall native trees, bird-life, and maybe some wild deer tracks. Our Buggies are built for one or two people, the driver must be over 16yrs but a passenger can be as young as 3 yrs right up to adult.You don’t need any experience or drivers license to operate our buggies as our experienced guides will fully train you and accompany you on all tours.An awesome family adventure.
Otago Peninsula is one of the world's premier biking destinations. On this 4 hour small group guided bike tour, you will experience the remote beauty of the Otago Peninsula by bike.Otago Peninsula is a natural environment and as such you will see many of the areas flora and fauna. We provide plenty of photo opportunities during the ride.
Looking to de-stress? Crush a car. You can eventailor your experience: grab a can of spray paintand unleash your daily stressors before gettingbehind the controls of our digger. Trust us,there’s nothing more satisfying than hearing thecrunch of disintegrating metal. Includes a privateviewing area to give your guests a front row view.
Skippers Canyon is a stunning deep river gorge, set amongst the glacial-carved peaks of Queenstown's mountain high country. The canyon was carved by the infamous Shotover River, made famous by the 1860's gold rush which saw many people make there fortunes in this dramatic setting. The winding tracks take in spectacular mountain scenery and make for an unforgettable 4x4 adventure. Join Del - Queenstown's most experienced Skippers Canyon guide on your own private off road tour. The tour is yours. Del will chat with you and tailor the tour to suit your style. He can make the tour as adventurous or relaxing as you like. All tours are private. Only your party and driver.Del has been guiding tourists locally for over 30 years and has a wealth of knowledge about the area.You will travel in a modern and luxurious Land Rover Discovery with comfortable leather seats, great leg room, large windows and all mod cons (no buses or vans).
Join our friendly kayak guides as they share their enthusiasm for this stunning stretch of coast. From Marahau head south on a relaxing exploration of nesting cormorants, sea caves and the world famous Split Apple Rock. Ideal for families and those of you who like to take it easy. Returns to Marahau approximately 12pm.
Tucked under the majestic Southern Alps on New Zealand's rugged untamed West Coast sits Franz Josef village and the magnificent Franz Josef Glacier offering spectacular mountain views & dense rainforest. This is where you will experience a total 2-hour small group quad bike journey.Imagine following ancient glacial pathways carved into the landscape by ice and water and the thrill of driving these fun 2-seater quad bikes through this wild place. You will be amazed at what is around every twist and turn as you are guided through rainforests, riverbeds, grasslands, sand and mud. Feel the thrill of fresh air in your face and the excitement of riding quads.Total trip duration is 2 hours with up to 1 & 1/2 hours on the bike.
Private Glenorchy and Paradise tour. Being a charter this tour can focus on what you want, from Lord of the Rings to history, geology, photography - its your trip, you decide. Our experience in the local film industry, comfortable vehicles, extensive land access and comprehensive local knowledge combine to offer fans of Middle Earth the opportunity to take a memorable journey and to live, breathe and experience the magic of the LOTR locations. Total flexibility with tourDiscreteFull commentary and interpretationGuide with 30 years local experienceExplore Glenorchy, Paradise, and Dart ValleyiPad location guideKnowledgeable Lord of the Rings guideLOTR locations visitedIsengardIthilien CampLothlorien ForestBattle of Amon HenGlenorchy RoadBennetts BluffGlenorchy townshipViews of Mt Earnslaw and the Southern AlpsFilm locations for Wolverine, Narnia, The Hobbit, WillowTea break in a stunning location on the Dart River right next to Isengard
Combine adventure with West Coast scenery and venture into the heart of Greymouth’s native rain-forest with On Yer Bike’s Bush ‘n’ Bog Track. Two hours of pure adventure!Set amidst a backdrop of native forest with magnificent valley views, you will enjoy the thrill of navigating one of our Quad Bikes across rivers, through copious amounts of our famous mud and through puddles that resemble small lakes!After some sound advice and guidance from your tour guide, you’re off on your own quad bike to tackle the puddles, hills and rain-forest tracks. Our expert guides will lead the way, stopping at various points to take in the views.
Glenorchy, Paradise ExpeditionDeparts 1.00pm returns 5.00pm Daily (Allow 4 hours) Tour available in English, Spanish, Mandarin Listen to the birds, hear the untold stories of our Maori, European and Chinese Heritage. Immerse yourself in our cultral tour, through sound, voice and music be transported to a different time and place with the power of storytelling. Join us on a fun, all terrain vehicle journey through the unique culture and landscapes that have shaped New Zealand’s incredible identity. Enjoy some of the best scenery in the world! On our All About Paradise Glenorchy half day trip. Along the shoreline of Lake Wakatipu, you will take in some iconic photo stops. Your driver guide will provide a full commentary and GPS activated head phones will provide you with interactive commentary in Mandarin, Spanish and English covering all aspects from farming, Maori Mythology in New Zealand. Discover our famous fim locations where Lord of The Rings was filmed.
Mike invites you to accept the challenge of his muddiest, wettest and most difficult of all his tracks. Mike knows a thing or two about track building and has spent the last 18 years creating the perfect off-road experience. Mike’s Mighty Mud Track will take you over the 1 and 2 hours tracks at a faster pace with a few gnarly areas reserved specifically for the more adventurous.We suggest that if you are less confident you give the buggies a go as they are more stable and easier to operate than the quads.
One day, fully guided small group tour from Queenstown to Aoraki/Mt Cook (New Zealand's tallest mountain). See Aoraki/Mt Cook Village, Kawarau Gorge, Lindis Pass, the Southern Alps, Lake Pukaki, the Hermitage and High Country Salmon. Then add on your optional activities at Mt Cook Village (additional cost). Our tours are run in small groups with a maximum of 11 people, in specially built, modern mini buses. On board we have amazing guides who always have a lot of stories to keep you entertained along the way. Drop down screens in all of our tour vehicles add even more to the experience, bringing the guides stories to life. There are so many little things that make our tours unique and memorable including secret stops, surprise wildlife viewings, complimentary water and snacks, USB charging points for your devices and even Wifi access in the tour vehicle. We are proud that our customer reviews show it's not all about the destination... it's the journey that makes our tours special.
• Departs 8.00am returns 12.00pm Daily (Allow 4 Hours) • Tour Available in English, Spanish and Mandarin Join us on a journey like no other, our fully equipped 4WD all-terrain vehicle can handle any conditions. Spend the morning on The Old Gold Trail to discover Central Otago’s rich history. Your driver will take you off road along rugged 4WD farm tracks to a traditional high country New Zealand farm. As you climb up the mountains, you will see stunning sights of Lake Dunstan. Our GPS headsets have in depth commentary and will provide you with stories hundreds of years old from early settlers and teach you about historic farming from this area. Sit back and relax as you drive through the Central Otago wine region and pass the Kawarau Gorge on your way to Old Cromwell Town. Wander the historic streets as the town is bought to life with your themed headsets available in English, Spanish and Mandarin.
A magical mix of mud, water and inviting trails come together to give you a satisfying taste of real off-roading over 250 acres of privately owned farm and rainforest. After some sound advice and guidance from your tour guide, you’re on your way to tackle the puddles, hills and rainforest tracks. Your expert guides will lead the way, stopping at various points. Explore this enchanted place deep in the forest on this 1-hour guided tour. This is an awesome family adventure for a maximum of 15 people. The trails last for approx 8km (5mi). Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
Combine adventure with West Coast scenery and venture into the heart of Greymouth’s native rain-forest with On Yer Bike’s 2 hour Bush ‘n’ Bog Track.Set amidst a backdrop of native forest and valley views, you’ll enjoy the thrill of navigating one of our mud-loving 4WD buggies across rivers, through copious amounts of our famous mud and through puddles that resemble small lakes!After some sound advice and guidance from your tour guide, you’re off on your own Buggy with your passenger to tackle the puddles, hills and rain-forest tracks. Our expert guides will lead the way, stopping at various points to take in the views.
All aboard for an extreme off-road adventure unlike any other on this approximately 5-kilometer journey. You will be amazed at the all terrain ability of these Military Hagglund machines. You stay clean and dry while the Hagglund gets down and dirty, journeying through our famous mud and creeks.
Spend a day on the stunning Kepler Track, one of NZ’s most rewarding day walks!You can’t beat a walking track that’s been built with the purpose of showing off the very best features of Fiordland. The Kepler Track was custom-built for pure hiking pleasure. Its alpine vistas, rugged high country, deep gorges and tall beech forests make the Kepler one of our favourite NZ Must Do’s.Kepler Track highlightsClimb to the peak of Mount Luxmore, 1472m, for a birds-eye view of Lake Te Anau & the town. Explore the stunning stalactites and stalagmites of the Luxmore Caves and soak up the beauty of grand alpine views that stretch on for miles. Hike through golden tussock high country and tall Beech Forests; and at night, listen for the sound of the morepork, a tiny native owl, or shrill whistles from the Brown Kiwi. The quintessential Fiordland hiking experience!
A stunning guided ride along the banks of one of NZ’s most beautiful and powerful rivers. Varied riding, beautiful vistas and plenty of photo opportunities make this a must do trip for those who appreciate exercise and scenery. Participants need to be able to ride a bike on loose sand and gravel, and up and down (moderate) hills. A medium level of fitness is required. The length of the ride is 10kms.
A real 4WD off road adventure which explores the historic gold mining town of Macetown. This ghost town from the gold rush era is now a Department of Conservation reserve, accessible only by 4WD. The road winds from river level to high above the Arrow Gorge, offering over 25 river crossings en route, ever changing views, and the chance to gold pan in the Arrow River.
Enjoy aerial views of Lake Wanaka and the Twin Falls on a 8-12 minute scenic paragliding flight from Treble Cone. Flying with an experienced tandem pilot, you'll discover the beauty of flight on New Zealand's highest commercial paragliding tandem. You will fly up close to the 300m tall Twin Falls and take in amazing views of the surrounding mountains. A gentle descent or thrilling aerobatics, the choice is yours before landing softly next to your car. Our 8am & 9am flights are slightly shorter due to early morning weather. These are our calmer smoother flights. If you are interested in flying longer, our standard 10am flights will be more suitable.
Discover the beauty of Skippers Canyon on this half-day 4WD tour from Queenstown.Leave behind the hustle and bustle of Queestown and travel 32 kilometers by 4WD to Skippers Canyon, enjoy short walks, stunning scenery and scrumptious homemade morning or afternoon tea.
The jet boat is the mode of transport, the river safari is the attraction. The jet boat will take you safely up the river into remote back country. Touch and learn about the natural history of New Zealand's remote World Heritage Area. Your tour is operated by a family business, when you go on this tour, you arrive as strangers and leave as friends. There are many stops for commentary on the native birds, animals and forest of the South Westland region. A photographer's dream, stretch your legs at the top of the river for an optional forest walk into New Zealand's rain forest. Touch the ferns, listen to birds and spot the fish. Ideal for all ages and physical fitness. For infants to elderly, this is a must do, to explore the UNESCO World Heritage area-Te Wāhipounamu of South Westland, New Zealand.
- Experience the beautiful city of Dunedin in an exciting new way.- See the sites and visit local establishments as you take part in an immersive narrative.- Navigate your way through the city by deciphering a trail of clues sent to your phone.- Discover the city from a unique perspective you won't find anywhere else.- Work together with your group of two to five people, and uncover the mystery of each story.
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