Home of the world's first jet boat, bungy jump and river surfing operators, Queenstown likes to push the boundaries. Thrills are at every turn including river rafting, skydiving and mountain biking.
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Local Tip With great views of Lake Wakatipu, it's an obvious tip but we'll offer it up anyway - request a seat by the window.
Local Tip For the more adventurous, the Kea 6-line Tour features the world's steepest tree to tree zipline and is the fastest and longest tour option.
New Zealand and the bungy jump go together like a hand and glove. It was in this land of deep-cut gorges and rugged canyons that the sport’s...more »
In a place so indelibly surrounded by raw and rugged nature as this, it is unsurprising that Queenstown has acquired a reputation for extreme sports. But, while Queenstown continues to draw...more »
New Zealand is one of the most naturally gorgeous countries on earth, moving from tropical rainforest, to glacial-cut fjords and snow-capped sierras...more »
Held every Saturday, the Creative Queenstown Art & Craft Market benefits from the stunning waterfront location of Earnslaw Park. The market is your chance to meet local artists displaying their wares while enjoying the live music and incredible setting. From Nov 1st to 30 April, the market is open from 9.00am to 4.30pm. From May 1st to 31 Oct... more »
The Kawarau Bridge Bungy Centre is located in the picturesque vineyard region of Gibbston Valley, just a few minutes' drive out of Queenstown. more »
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