Queenstown - Wanaka - Fiordland

There are pristine alpine lakes, snow-kissed mountains, pure rivers, and native forests, but it’s not just the stunning scenery that makes this a special place. It’s the vibe imbued in the heart of the land and people. It is this energy that draws nature-lovers and adventure-seekers. The region is renowned for its four distinct seasons, stunning scenery, and attractions. Queenstown (Tāhuna) is the birthplace of iconic activities including bungy jumping and jetboating. Find out more at queenstownnz.nz; fiordland.org.nz; lakewanaka.co.nz

Major Centres: 

Queenstown
Wanaka
Te Anau

Airports: 

Queenstown International and Domestic Airport
Wanaka Domestic Airport

Blue Kanu Dining experience - Mixing both Pacifica and Asian Style together by blending the two cultures aims to create a style and feel that we call " Polynasia".

Dart River Jet

0800 327 853

Queenstown’s Dart River Jet  experiences are unique combinations of breathtaking ‘World Heritage’ scenery, exhilarating wilderness Jet Boating, Māori heritage and inspiring adventure – truly authentic discoveries of everything that makes New Zealand an exceptional destination. Choose the option that suits you best and join us, the only operator on the Dart River, on a diverse adventure travelling deep into the pristine Dart River Valley and spectacular Mt Aspiring National Park to explore this awe-inspiring area.

Guided Walks NZ

0800 832 226

EVERY STEP A STORY....We’ve chosen our range of walks for their natural history, scenic beauty, remote locations and varied terrain. Our friendly, knowledgeable local guides ensure you have plenty of time to enjoy the whole experience nature has provided.
Why choose Guided Walks NZ? The answer’s simple – it’s our privilege to make Guided Walks NZ the most memorable part of your New Zealand experience.  Letting you touch, see and feel the ‘real’ New Zealand.

Hollyford Track

0800 832 226

Located in the spectacular Fiordland National Park, the dramatic Hollyford Track is one of the greatest guided walks in New Zealand. In three days you will be transported from the wilderness to the sea, traversing the Hollyford Valley by foot, jet boat and finally helicopter. Your expert and passionate guides will bring to life the diversity of landscape, vegetation and wildlife, sharing captivating stories of early Māori and pioneering families.

NZ Snowshoeing

0800 832 226

If you can walk you can snow shoe – its that easy. Experience the serenity of the spectacular mountains around Queenstown this winter. Our top of the line high-tech slimline snowshoes enable you to walk easily across the snow.  Opening up huge possibilities for wilderness exploration. Let us make going to the mountains convenient and fun. And even easier when we also supply waterproof snowboots,  overpants, jackets and gloves to ensure you are suitably dressed for your experience.

Shotover Jet

0800 802 804

Celebrating 50 years of continuous and leading jet boat operation Shotover Jet is world famous as the ultimate jet boat experience. Shotover Jet has thrilled millions of people since 1965, and now it’s your turn! Take a unique, breathtaking ride through dramatic and narrow canyons, and hold on tight for our famous full 360˚ spins and more.  Experience ‘The World’s Most Exciting Jet Boat Ride’ and an adrenalin rush to remember with award winning Shotover Jet.

WanaHaka

+64 21 519 730

Experience the Hongi and specially designed Wanaka Haka at the Wanaka Tree and feel the passion of the Māori culture. A unique opportunity to see and feel the Tangata Whenua (people of the land) in Wanaka. Take a personalised 1/2 day cycling tour on the beautiful "Millennium track of Lake Wanaka", to ride where the magestic mountains meet the lake. We also offer a half day tour to the beautiful Cromwell and Bannockburn wineries from Wanaka with commentary of the original Māori footprint here in Central Otago. Experience 3-4 wineries and why many of them are award winning wines, and take in Old Cromwell Town.

Wanaka River Journeys

0800 544 555

Wanaka River Journeys is a unique half day wilderness jet boating adventure. See hanging glaciers, LOTR locations and ice carved landscapes, enjoy local Māori culture, a 50 minute remote bush walk and optional glacier heli-flight from the jet boat in the Matukituki Valley, gateway to the Mount Aspiring National Park.

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