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Walter Peak Sheep Station Duration: 3.5 Hours  

No visit to Queenstown is complete without a visit to Walter Peak High Country Farm. After cruising across Lake Wakatipu on the vintage steamship TSS Earnslaw, experience a walking tour of the farmyard, help feed the sheep and get close to the Scottish Highland cattle.

Treat yourself to tea or coffee and home baked delights from the elegant Colonel's Homestead terrace and admire the surrounding lake and mountains.

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Lake Wakatipu Cruise and Mt Nicholas High Country 4WD Tour Duration: 3.5 Hours  

Discover New Zealand’s Lake Wakatipu and Mt Nicholas high country on a catamaran cruise and 4WD tour from Queenstown. Cruise to the lake’s western shore while hearing informative commentary from your captain.

Then hop into a 4WD vehicle and zip into the mountains for a bird's-eye view on the stunning region. Visit a merino sheep farm, take short walks on the mountain, and snack on morning or afternoon tea before returning to Queenstown by boat.

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Historical Arrowtown Tour Duration: 3.5 Hours  

Discover Arrowtown’s amazing history and scenery with a local knowledgeable guide. Enjoy this driving tour with informative commentary taking in the highlights and history of Queenstown and surrounding area pioneering heritage. Journey past Coronet Peak Ski field, stunning Dalefield farms and the world class resort of Millbrook to historic Arrowtown. In Arrowtown your tour will include an informative drive past the Chinese Village, the old Goal and the lookout whilst pointing out the best photo locations not to be missed. Once in the Main Street of Arrowtown you will have approximately one hour free time to explore as everything is within walking distance. Enjoy a 10% discount on entrance fees to Lakes District Museum and Art Gallery.Stop at the stunning Lake Hayes for scenic photos of the surrounding mountains Hotel pick and drop-off included. This tour operates in the morning and in the afternoon.

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Skippers Canyon 4WD Tour  Duration: 4 Hours  

Skippers Canyon QueenstownDiscover the beauty of Skippers Canyon on this half-day 4WD tour from Queenstown. Leave behind the hustle and bustle of Queenstown and travel 32 kilometers by 4WD to Skippers Canyon, enjoy short walks, stunning scenery and scrumptious homemade morning or afternoon tea. You'll be picked up from your centrally located Queenstown hotel. Travel on Gorge Road, pass Arthurs Point Hotel, cross Edith Cavell Bridge following the miners route up towards Coronet Peak with great views over Wakatipu Basin.

Shortly after you reach the saddle at 975 meters (3199 foot) above sea level, the highest point of the journey, opening a first spectacular view of Mount Aurum and what still lies ahead of you.

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Movie Locations Tour: Lord of the Rings Duration: 4 Hours  

Dart River Valley 4WD TourIf you’re a movie fan or lover of beautiful landscapes, take the opportunity to see film locations from ‘The Lord of the Rings’ films on this Middle-earth tour from Queenstown.

You’ll tour the countryside by 4WD and visit the locations where the Fortress of Isengard, Forest of Lothlorien and other famous Peter Jackson scenes were filmed.

Discover why New Zealand is the movie directors’ choice for film locations, and enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour.


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Half Day Wakatipu Basin 4WD Tour from Queenstown Tour  Duration: 4.5 Hours  

Lake Hayes Queenstown Enjoy a thrilling off road adventure tour while discovering “Lord of The Rings” filming locations. This adventure packed tour gives a great overview of the diverse scenery of the Queenstown and Arrowtown area, exciting 4WD river crossings and gold mining history. Visit filming locations of Minas Tirith, Misty Mountains, the Pillars of the Kings (Argonath), the site of Isildur’s Fall, the Ford of Bruinen and lots more. Light refreshments are also provided on this small group half-day tour.

The tour operates in the morning and afternoon.

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Original Wine Tour Duration: 5 Hours  

Central Otago Wine TourFor the first time tasters or wine connoisseurs join us for a full afternoon of wine tasting, just a short journey from Queenstown. 4 Wineries will be visited and may include Amisfield Cellars at Lake Hayes, Gibbston Valley Winery, Peregrine Winery, Waitiri Creek, Chard Farm, Mt Rosa, Brennan Wines or Remarkable Wines. Have a fun and relaxed afternoon wine touring accompanied by our knowledgeable wine guides. Meet members of each vineyard team for a close up perspective of the local wines. Discover the reasons why Central Otago has become one of the world’s premium wine regions, taste some great local wines & enjoy the spectacular scenery. Pick up and drop off at accommodation or Central Queenstown.  Whether your palate is well developed or simply enthusiastic, as long as you love wine, our tours will delight.

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Central Otago Gourmet Wine Tour Duration: 7 Hours

Central Otago Gourmet Wine TourExperience the beauty of Central Otago, its fine wines, rich gold history and welcoming people. This Central Otago wine tour from Queenstown will take you into the heart of region, through the picturesque valleys and rolling vine-clad foothills to taste some of New Zealand's finest wines. Central Otago has become one of the world's premier cool climate wine regions. Wines of consistently high quality are produced in the region with Pinot Noir, Riesling, Pinot Gris and Chardonnay amongst some of the world's best.

Visit four or five of Central Otago's premier vineyards on a sociable small group tour. On the Gourmet Tour, try a local cheese tasting and take a tour of New Zealand's largest underground wine cave, followed by lunch at Northburn, a high country sheep station and vineyard. The Boutique Tour will take you to smaller vineyards that are considered the gems of Central Otago. Enjoy a delightful gourmet platter lunch on both tours, and when time permits, visit Old Cromwell Town.

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Discover Milford Sound Duration: 12.5 Hours

Milford Sound is today frequently referred to as the Eight Natural Wonder of the World! Discover ancient forest, stunning waterfalls and towering mountain peaks on your day tour from Queenstown to the World Heritage listed Fiordland National Park.

Take an unforgettable cruise aboard a Milford Sound Red Boat to experience the heart-stopping, pristine scenery, towering peaks, waterfalls and marine and bird life! A tour not to be missed!

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Doubtful Sound Day Tour Duration: 13 Hours

Central Otago Gourmet Wine TourWelcome to Doubtful Sound, a remote and untouched wilderness in the far corner of the World Heritage listed Fiordland National Park. Cruise across the clear waters of Lake Manapouri.

Journey over the Wilmot Pass to Deep Cove and join an enchanting three hour cruise of Doubtful Sound along the full length of the Fiord of the Tasman Sea. This is a day boasting awe-inspiring and dramatic scenery! 

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Otago Central Rail Trail Bike Tour Duration: 8 Hours

Central Otago Gourmet Wine TourCycle the Otago Central Rail Trail on this day trip from Queenstown or Wanaka. Soak up the stunning landscapes as you cycle through lush farmland and spectacular gorges, across wooden bridges, over viaducts and through tunnels along a 21.7-mile (35-kilometer) section of the trail. Suited to all ages and abilities, it is a gentle ride and one of the safest and most scenic of New Zealand's rail trails. These former railway line that run through central Otago were built at the turn of the 20th century during the gold rush period. The railways provided an important link from Dunedin to the gold fields of Central Otago. The now-empty rail corridor offers a superb cycling experience, giving you a fascinating and stunning section of the Otago Central Rail Trail. It took more than 300 workers three years to build the two tunnels and two bridges necessary to get the railway through the rugged terrain. Here, you might also glimpse the rare Karearea, New Zealand’s native falcon.

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Routeburn Track Guided Hike from Queenstown Duration: 10 Hours

Central Otago Gourmet Wine TourExplore a portion of the famous Routeburn Track, one of New Zealand’s ‘Great Walks,' on a day trip to the stunning Mt Aspiring National Park. Hike at a moderate pace on a trail that rises gradually from meadows and forest towards snow-capped peaks and hear informative commentary about the region and its flora and fauna from your expert guide. Moving at a moderate pace for about seven hours covering up to 13 miles (22km), take breaks to check out waterfalls and scenic spots along the river, refreshing yourself with provided snacks and lunch. Cross the spectacular Routeburn Canyon, where you may spot a few brave individuals taking an icy plunge into one of the rivers. Along the way, your guide shares information about the historical significance of the Routeburn Track and how it was used by Maori and European pioneers.  A moderate level of fitness is needed for this hike is required. 

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