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Hot Air Balloon Flight

Hot Air Balloon Flight, New Zealand

Depart early this morning on your hot air balloon flight over the magnificent scenery surrounding Queenstown. Lift off usually takes place in the valleys between Queenstown and Arrowtown with magnificent views of the unique terrain. Experience sunrise over the lakes and mountains from the serenity of the balloon as you float gently with the breeze, enjoying incredible panoramic views. Your flight is followed by a champagne-style breakfast at your landing spot.

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Other experiences in Queenstown

These activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences around where you're staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident's eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can suggest tours and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the local ways of life.

  • Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown

    4x4 Safari of Scenes

    Queenstown

    The perfect tour for those who want the thrills of an off-road adventure but also want to discover exciting 'Lord of the Rings' film locations.

  • Jet boat on the Dart River

    Dart River Wilderness Safari

    Queenstown

    Board the Dart River jet-boat on a white-knuckle ride for an hour and a half up the narrow, meandering waterway, into real wilderness country.

  • Hobbiton

    River and Rings Horseback Ride

    Queenstown

    Dart Stables provide a superb riding experience through some of New Zealand's most breathtaking scenery. You will journey through locations used in such films as 'Lord of the Rings' and 'Willow' whilst taking in the spectacular surroundings.

  • Lake McKerrow, Hollyford Track

    Routeburn Track — 3 Days

    Queenstown

    Climb a well-graded track to Key Summit, where you can sit among the alpine plants and partake in 'The Annual General Meeting of the Mountains'. You then descend to Lake Howden before gradually climbing through lush silver beech forest to the base of Earland Falls: quite a sight in wet weather!

  • Shotover River, Queenstown

    Shotover River Jet Boat

    Queenstown

    The Shotover Jet is an adrenaline fuelled jet boat trip through the Shotover Canyon, which towers over you on either side. Skim around crags and boulders and then enjoy the sensation as the boat spins around 360 degrees in its own length.

  • TSS Earnslaw, Queenstown

    TSS Earnslaw cruise to Walter Peak High Country Farm

    Queenstown

    Affectionately know as the 'Lady of the Lake', the TSS Earnslaw has been steaming the length of Lake Wakatipu since 1912. You can watch sheepdogs in action, see the shearing or even try your hand at wool spinning. After morning or afternoon tea you then steam back to Queenstown.