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Activities from Queenstown

Queenstown is the ultimate hotspot for adrenaline junkies to test their limits while having the time of their lives! Ranging from slow paced fun, to high speed, high intensity adrenaline, there is sure to be an activity for everyone.

While a large variety of activities can be found in Queenstown, here are some of our most popular that are sure to create the experience of a lifetime.

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Shotover Jet from $155

World famous as the ultimate jet boat experience, Shotover Jet has thrilled over 3 million people since 1965, and now it’s your turn!  Take a breathtaking ride on an ultimate jet boat ride. Through dramatic and narrow canyons of the Shotover river and hold on tight for Queenstown’s only exhilarating full 360 spins.

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Kawarau Half Day Canyoning from $215

The Kawarau Canyon is a fun and exciting introduction to the sport of Canyoning! Graded easy and located out in the Gibbston Valley, you get the opportunity to abseil through waterfalls, slide natural water slides and down climb your way through the canyon. Just a short walk to get to the canyon start, this trip is really for everyone! this tour starts from Queenstown and great for those with a few free days there to try some adventure activities. 

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Black Spur Full Day Canyon from $299

Experience an adrenaline-filled day as you rappel down waterfalls and cliffs on a canyoning adventure. You also cruise across the beautiful Lake Wakatipu on a water taxi and, if you're feeling brave, you have the opportunity to do a 26-foot (8 m) jump. This activity is perfect for beginners or those with more experience.

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1 Day Wilderness Jet and Funyaks

Funyaks and Jet Boating from Queenstown. You take the Dart River jet boat upstream and then paddle back downstream in the Funyaks, inflatable kayaks.

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Half Day Jet Boat Tour from $145

Take a spectacular guided tour of Skippers Canyon via the infamous Skippers Road, followed by a thrilling jet boat ride through the narrowest canyons on the Shotover River. You will discover a land rich in gold mining history and breathtaking scenery just a short distance from Queenstown. Skippers Canyon Jet is the must do jet boat trip in Queenstown.

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Scenic Tour and Jet Boat from $195

Enjoy a Skippers Canyon Scenic Tour and Jetboat while you are in Queenstown. Experience the thrills of a high speed jet boat with the beauty of scenic tour of New Zealand.

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Mount Aspiring Full Day Canyon from $499

You get a hit of everything today, enjoy downclimbs, a 10 metre jump, slides, swimming and abseiling down pumping waterfalls of up to 30 metres. Feel the rush of adrenaline as you go canyoning in the aptly named Mount Aspiring National Park, a UNECSO World Heritage area. With an expert guide to show you the ropes, learn to abseil down cliffs and cascading waterfalls

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