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Queenstown Highlights Half Day Tour (AM) GS99 (0930-1230)

Spend a morning exploring Queenstown on a guided tour, taking in some of the region's best sights and activities.

Travel up the Queenstown Hill and enjoy spectacular bird's-eye views of Queenstown, Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables. Your friendly local driver guide will provide entertaining and informative commentary throughout your tour.

Discover the secrets of bungy-jumping with a behind-the-scenes tour of AJ Hackett's world famous Bungy Bridge and watch the jumpers from the viewing deck. Visit the award-winning Gibbston Valley Winery, founded by a pioneer of the Central Otago wine industry, and sample a selection of wines produced on site. You can also browse the winery's well-stocked gift shop and the region's only cheesery.

Have your camera at the ready as you are transported into Middle-earth at the Kawarau Gorge, film location for the 'Pillars of the Kings' in The Lord of the Rings. Then discover beautiful Arrowtown's captivating history and colonial architecture. Highlights are the Lakes District Museum and the Chinese miners' settlement, as well as plus boutique shopping, great cafés and restaurants.

We recommend bringing a camera on this tour. In the winter months a warm jacket is advised, and in the summer months bring sunscreen, sunglasses and a sunhat.

Tour details:

  • Half day tour
  • Operates daily
  • Departs and returns: Athol Street, Queenstown

Tour details:

  • Queenstown Hill views
  • AJ Hackett Bungy Bridge
  • Gibbston Valley Winery wine tasting
  • 'Pillars of the Kings' film location at Kawarau Gorge
  • Arrowtown
  • Shotover Gorge
Queenstown Highlights Half Day Tour AM
Wed 31 Aug
Thu 01 Sep
Fri 02 Sep
Sat 03 Sep
Sun 04 Sep
Mon 05 Sep
Tue 06 Sep
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