Milford Sound Scenic Helicopter Flight & Cruise
High on many people’s bucket list is the world famous Milford Sound, where you can experience waterfalls, fur seals and dolphins on the fjord. With coach, plane and helicopter tours available, there is an option for every budget. Perhaps you’d prefer the unique landscapes of the Southern Alps as you travel through Mackenzie Country to Mt Cook, home to New Zealand’s highest peak, Aoraki Mt Cook.
Located in central Otago, set in a dramatic stone building, with the majestic Pisa mountain range as the backdrop, you’ll find Amisfield Winery. Sample one of the world’s best Pinot Noir’s or one of Amisfield dishes that look like works of art. Choose from a casual drink at the Cellar Door or experience a 5 course meal with wine pairing from the Executive Chef. Set in a dramatic stone building with welcoming hospitality and flawless service Amisfield offers the perfect setting for a special occasion. This three hatted restaurant will have you jumping on the next plane to Queenstown.
Featuring the world’s steepest zipline, Ziptrek offers 4 different tour options, including a twilight tour. With 6-lines through the forest canopy, the spectacular views of Queenstown will not disappoint. Ziptrek is open year round and in all weather conditions for the adrenaline seekers, bucket list chasers, families and first timers.
KJet offers a wild Jet boat ride with speeds of up to 95kph and 360 degree spins on the mighty Shotover and Kawarua Rivers. Look out for the big yellow jet boats at the Main Tower Pier on the Waterfront, children welcome. KJet offer 60 minutes of spins and exhilaration of speeds up to 95km/h across three of Queenstown’s most picturesque waterways.
Onsen Retreat and Day Spa
Onsen Retreat and Day Spa is located 10 minutes drive from Queenstown and offers the ultimate relaxation experience. The Onsen is a selection of private mineral hot tubs with magnificent views over the Shotover River while the Day Spa offers the best massages in town. Complimentary shuttles available and bookings essential.
Soar through the mountains by yourself, with a friend, backwards, forwards or upside down- your choice. Classified as the Most Famous Swing in the World, enjoy the 300 m arc and craziest adrenaline rush of your life. Nevis also offers Nevis Catapult, Bungy Jump and Zipride.
Experience the best views in town with a traditional Haka at Skyline Queenstown. Ride the steepest cable car in the Southern Hemisphere, then take in the cultural performance of the Maori people. After the performance you may wish to enjoy dinner at the Skyline Restaurant.
Glacier Explorer Flight
Soar overtop the beautiful landscapes of the Southern Alps by Helicopter with Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters. Join on this once in a lifetime experience, flying overtop Wakatipu Basie, Paradise Valley and into Mt Aspiring National Park. You’ll experience a glacier landing and will able to take photos in the snow. This memorable experience will sure have you buzzing with excitement.
While there are plenty of adventurous activities in Queenstown, it’s also the home to some fantastic book shops, designer stores, clothing boutiques, art galleries and more. Pick up some souvenirs in Queenstown and browse the unique and local shops around. Only a short drive away from the airport, you’ll find the Remarkable’s Park Town Centre and Queenstown Central Shopping Centre, both shopping centre’s offer parking.