Queenstown Local Scenic Half-Day Small-Group Tour

Queenstown Local Scenic Half-Day Small-Group Tour
Cultural & Theme Tours > Historical & Heritage Tours > Historical Tour
$65.98
Duration: 4 hours
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Description

Discover Queenstown and the surrounding regions' amazing scenery with a local, knowledgeable guide in a minivan. NOW EXTENDED TO  4 HOURS, this small-group tour with informative commentary takes in the highlights and history. With central Queenstown pickup and drop-off included, you can enjoy the day with peace of mind. During this tour, you will visit historic Arrowtown, make a photo stop at Lake Hayes (the Mirror Lake), stop at the Lord of the Rings and the Bungy Bridge Lookout, enjoy a Gibbston Valley scenic tour, see the Shotover and Kawarau Rivers, stop at Crown Terrace View Point, and enjoy the view and a photo stop over Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu. The maximum group size is 11 people.

Leave Queenstown and take a scenic drive past the famous Shotover River. Back in the 1860's it was the richest gold-bearing river in the world, but now is known for the world-famous Shotover Jet.

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 on the Main Street of Arrowtown you will have approximately one hour of free time to explore as everything is within walking distance. Enjoy a 10% discount on entrance fees to Lakes District Museum and Art Gallery.

Crown Terrace View Point
Wind up one of New Zealand's most famous roads boasting some incredible views. You will step out and soak these up and grab a photo or three.

Lord of the Rings and the Bungy Bridge
Views over the world's first commercial bungy operation opened at the Kawarau Bridge in 1988, and has been credited with pioneering Queenstown's reputation as "the adventure capital of the world". You can photograph this historic bridge and look down at the excited throngs of bungy jumpers, while you are shown where The Gates of Argonath stood in The Lord of the Rings / Pillars of the Kings movie (this time you really are on a movie set!).

Gibbston Valley
Traveling into the Gibbston Valley, you'll gaze upon vineyard after vineyard in a rugged setting that has lent itself to the production of award-winning Pinot Noir wine.

Lake Hayes (the Mirror Lake)
Stop at stunning Lake Hayes for scenic photos of the surrounding mountains.

Views over Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu
At the end of your tour you will head back to Queenstown for a truly amazing photo stop of New Zealand's most beautiful town.

Discover Queenstown and the surrounding regions' amazing scenery with a local, knowledgeable guide in a minivan. NOW EXTENDED TO  4 HOURS, this small-group tour with informative commentary takes in the highlights and history. With central Queenstown pickup and drop-off included, you can enjoy the day with peace of mind. During this tour, you will visit historic Arrowtown, make a photo stop at Lake Hayes (the Mirror Lake), stop at the Lord of the Rings and the Bungy Bridge Lookout, enjoy a Gibbston Valley scenic tour, see the Shotover and Kawarau Rivers, stop at Crown Terrace View Point, and enjoy the view and a photo stop over Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu. The maximum group size is 11 people.