If you’re a movie fan or lover of beautiful landscapes, take the opportunity to see film locations from ‘The Lord of the Rings’ films on this Middle-earth tour from Queenstown. You’ll tour the countryside by 4WD and visit the locations where the Fortress of Isengard, Forest of Lothlorien and other famous Peter Jackson scenes were filmed. Discover why New Zealand is the movie directors’ choice for film locations, and enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour.
• 4.25 hours
Combine a Hobart city sightseeing tour with a Derwent River cruise and visit to Australia’s newest and most controversial art museum, MONA, the Museum of Old and New Art. See all the city sights on a comprehensive Hobart tour, and be inspired by the MONA’s hugely varied collection -- there’s everything from Neolithic tools to edgy contemporary installations. Enjoy a morning city sighseeing tour and a visit to MONA.
• 8 hours
Discover the untamed beauty of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Mount Aspiring National Park on this full-day Dart River 'funyak' (inflatable canoe) and jet boat tour from Queenstown! Travel by coach to Glenorchy, where your adventure begins, and then hop aboard a jet boat and ride up the picturesque Dart River. Speeding through a landscape of outstanding natural beauty, your tour passes the 'Middle-earth' countryside that featured in the popular 'The Lord of the Rings' trilogy. In a secluded stretch of the river, swap the boat for your own easy-to-handle funyak and then paddle behind your attentive guide before stopping for a buffet lunch in the great outdoors!No previous canoeing experience is required on this tour, and your guide will paddle at a leisurely pace to suit the group.
• 9 hours
Journey deep into the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Mt Aspiring National Park on this wilderness adventure from Queenstown. On this 6-hour tour, combine the thrill of an exhilarating jet-boat ride down the Dart River with a guided forest walk and a backcountry safari. Surrounded by awe-inspiring peaks and mysterious hidden valleys, this is an area of exceptional natural beauty. Your expert guide will bring to life the variety of landscapes, vegetation and wildlife within this unique area, as well as captivating stories of the original Maori people and the region’s early pioneers.
• 6 hours
Discover New Zealand’s Lake Wakatipu and Mt Nicholas high country on a catamaran cruise and 4WD tour from Queenstown. Cruise to the lake’s western shore while hearing informative commentary from your captain. Visit a merino sheep farm, then hop into a 4WD vehicle and zip into the mountains for a bird's-eye view on the stunning region. Take short walks on the mountain, and snack on morning or afternoon tea before returning to Queenstown by boat.
• 3.75 hours
Enjoy exploring New Zealand’s gorgeous Lake Wakatipu on a catamaran cruise from Queenstown. Surrounded by stunning mountains including the Remarkables and the Southern Alps, Lake Wakatipu is New Zealand's longest lake and a highlight of Queenstown. Your captain provides informative commentary about the sights and wildlife around the lake as you cruise to the western shore to take in the stunning scenery. Choose from a selection of morning and afternoon cruises to fit your schedule.
• 1.75 hours
The most scenic tandem skydive experience on earth. Enjoy the adrenaline rush as you roll out of our specialized skydiving plane at 200km/hour towards our very own planet earth. This is an experience of a lifetime. Choose your skydive adventure where two New Zealand National Parks come together near Glenorchy, Queenstown. The scenery is breath taking – Mother Nature has perfected the vista with surrounding mountains, picturesque glaciers, lakes and rivers.
• 4 hours
This tour offers you an exciting 4.15 hour long 4WD tour across private farmland in the heart of middle-earth. Enjoy a number of different experiences in a small group of 2-4 people. This tour can cater to your desires, whether you want to get lost in the Lord of the Rings or Hobbit movie locations, view farm animals, go for a walk in stunning scenery, or practice your photography skills – this tour can offer it all! Explore the Paradise Valley area in Glenorchy region on this half day personal tour.
• 4.5 hours
This is your chance to photograph one of the most spectacular and majestic places on Earth; Queenstown and the Southern Lakes. This half-day private photography tour will take you to the iconic locations you see in brochures as well as those special spots only a local would know, to explore and capture the beauty and splendor for yourself. Your guide is a passionate landscape photographer, with years of local knowledge. Enjoy 4-5 hours of visiting some of the most interesting and beautiful destinations close to Queenstown. Your expert guide will help you with creative advice and show you how to get the most from your camera.
• 5 hours
Fly from Queenstown to magnificent Milford Sound, to enjoy a two hour cruise travelling the full length of the fiord. Then board your helicopter for a scenic flight over the Southern Alps to Glenorchy with a spectacular alpine landing enroute. Join an exhilarating wilderness jetboat ride on the Dart River, guided forest walk through ancient native beech and back-country bus tour before returning to Queenstown by coach.
• 10 hours