Everyone knows Queenstown is famous as a couples getaway. It’s New Zealand’s most sought after honeymoon location and very popular for a dirty weekend as well. So what are all those loved up couples doing in Queenstown? Onsen Hot Pools This is the must do couples activity in Queenstown. You’ll need to book it months… Continue reading Romantic Things To Do in Queenstown
Kawarau Zipline is run by AJ Hackett at the Kawarau Bridge Bungy site. It’s an impressive and well organised location with excellent space for spectators to watch both the Zipline and the bungy jumping. The Zipline here isn’t a tour it’s just a quick adrenaline ride. It’s great for younger kids or anyone who wants… Continue reading Kawarau Zipline
Ziptrek Ecotours is Queenstown’s original Zipline Tour. It’s located right in town, the tour starts at the top of the Gondola. They offer a range of tours. Kea Tour The Kea Tour is $199 for Adults and $149 for Kids. It includes 6 ziplines one of which is the world’s steepest. The tour takes 2.5… Continue reading Ziptrek Ecotours Zipline
If you’re to chicken Bungy Jump the a Zipline might be just the thing. It’s great fun and a real adrenaline rush, but nowhere near as terrifying as a bungy or a skydive. Ziplines are great for families with kids in 10-15 age group that are looking for an adrenaline rush.
Paradise Ziplines is a very scenic one hour drive from Queenstown near Glenorchy. The Paradise Zipline tour is the best value zipline tour in Queenstown. It’s a little cheaper than Ziptrek and you get to do 8 ziplines instead of 6. I really like Paradise Ziplines for the interesting terrain.You are zipping down river valleys… Continue reading Paradise Zipline
You can’t visit Queenstown and not do a bungy jump. Afterall, Queenstown is the spiritual home of bungy. Actually invented in England by Oxford University dangerous sports club, but the first commercial jump operation was opened in Queenstown by AJ Hackett and they are still at it.
Queenstown’s Highest Bungy Nevis is the highest bungy in New Zealand, at 134 metres, which gives you 8.5 seconds of free fall. You jump from a platform suspended on cables high over the Shotover River. And it’s really, really high. You can’t drive to this bungy jump they have a bus that takes you there… Continue reading Nevis Bungy Queenstown
The original bungy. Not just Queenstown’s first, it’s actually the world’s first commercial bungy jumping site. It’s also got a great zipline which is perfect for kids to young to throw off a bridge. At 43m it’s not the highest bungy in town, not even close but it’s still great fun, and you can wear… Continue reading Kawarau Bungy Queenstown
Ledge Bungy is the Bungy with the best view. Quite possibly the best view in the world actually. It’s located on a platform at the top of the Skyline Gondola which is a must do for any visitor to Queenstown. At 47 metres it’s not the highest, less than 1/2 Nevis bungy. But it feels… Continue reading Ledge Bungy Queenstown
Visit Wanaka Farmers Market The Wanaka Farmers Market is great for foodies of all ages. It’s held every Thursday and runs from 3 PM till 6. Best of all, the Wanaka Farmers Market runs year-round. So you can get your organic, heirloom vegetables straight from the grower even in the dead of winter. Unless of… Continue reading Wanaka Farmers Market