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Queenstown’s famous Shotover River provides the white water rafting action for those looking for extra excitement and thrills. Drive through Skippers canyon to the start of the rafting. Raft your way down the Shotover river taking on the wild and untamed rapids. Finish the trip rafting through the darkness of the 170m Oxenbridge Tunnel and shoot the drop into Cascade Rapid.
Up to 8 thrill-seekers can pump up their adrenaline with this jet boat & rafting experience; includes equipment hire
Experience rafting down a grade Two river and paddle through its waters changing from serene calms to rocky rapids
Join Go Orange on the iconic Shotover River for a whitewater rapid adventure. Boasting 4 brand new departures daily at unsurpassed prices during summer. Our world class guides are second to none, always going the extra mile to make your trip one to remember forever. Start with an unforgettable coach trip through Skippers Canyon, famous for it's exciting cliff edges, enough to get your adrenaline pumping before we hit the water.Or opt to upgrade to our helicopter transfer into Skippers Canyon, it's 7-minutes long and feels like a bit of a roller-coaster ride. Experience grade 3–5 whitewater rapids in one of the most scenic environments in the world. The rapids can change on a daily basis, but be assured our guides are expertly trained and have a keen sense of adventure. They will guide you through canyons, navigate the rapids and the famous 170m Oxenbridge tunnel to finish.
The only JetBoat & Wilderness Walk & Packraft Adventure in New Zealand. This full day experience departs Wanaka at 09.15am for a 20 min drive to the jet boat base at the Matukituki River. Exciting 1 hour of jet boating to beneath Avalanche Glacier where it is pack on back for a remote forest walk to a secluded beach beneath the glacier. Here you have lunch, learn basic paddling skills then rock the photos before heading down river on the most fun of all rafting tours: Ride the wave trains and paddle into calm eddies to surround yourself in nature in the most beautiful landscape there is....Matukituki River, Mount Aspiring National Park.These small 2 person rafts are lightweight and stable, perfect for this remote river adventure. Suitable 10 years + and clients must be able to swim
Up to ten thrill seekers can pump up their adrenaline with a one-hour jet boat adventure in Waiau Gorge
Up to six participants can appreciate the picturesque scenery of Hanmer Springs during a two-hour quad biking adventure
Up to six thrill-seekers can pump up their adrenaline with this jet and quad bike combo experience
Take a brisk tour of the Waiau River on the speedy jet boat and enjoy the 360° spins that present the surrounding nature in a unique way
Dive head down and free-fall 35 meters to the surging river below before being yanked back with a safety cord during a bungy jump
Experience Hanmer Springs countryside while riding rugged quad bikes over all kinds of rough terrain and majestic landscapes
Take a brisk tour of the Waiau River on the speedy jet boat and complete the expeirence with some claybird shooting
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
Go Orange offers you an electric ride. Filled with speed, thrills and even more of those famous 360 degree spins. Hold on as we race faster than ever before down Lake Wakatipu. We will get you up close and personal with the lakes edge, skimming past trees and any obstacles in our way and be sure to hold on to your hats as we navigate under not one, but two bridges at speed.Great for families, we can take as young as two years old! Our experience is champion in the jet boat game and we can’t wait to give you the ride of your life.
Enjoy the freedom to paddle at your own pace. Explore the calm waters of Moke Lake at your own pace by kayak or paddle board. Let us transport you into wilderness right on our doorstep, escape the hustle and bustle of Queenstown and see why this has been a favourite spot for locals for years!
Go Orange offers you an electric ride. Filled with speed, thrills and even more of those famous 360 degree spins. Hold on as we race faster than ever before down Lake Wakatipu and onto the beautifully scenic Kawarau River. Be sure to hold on to your hats as we navigate under not one, but two bridges at speed and skim the river edges with precision.Great for families, we can take as young as two years old. Our experience is champion in the jet boat game and we can’t wait to give you the ride of your life.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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
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.
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.
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.
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