Queenstown is an adventure playground for people of all ages.. families are no exception. There are a plethora of activities aimed at the young and young at heart, but there are also a host of options for those wanting a more sedate, scenic approach. Be it a hair raising ride through the canyons on the world famous Shotover Jet, or a scenic steamboat cruise on Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown has something to tempt everyone's taste buds. Many operators offer family discounts or deals and most can accommodate the full spectrum of ages.
Jet boat - Dart River Safaris
The world famous Dart River Safari Jet Boat. Discover ice-capped mountains and glaciers, cascading waterfalls and crystal clear streams and pools.
Kayaking - Funyaks
A full day option, lunch included. 1.5 hr Jetboat ride through Lord of the Rings country, a 4wd adventure and easy canoeing down the Dart river.
Jet boat - Skippers Canyon Jet & 4wd
Blast through the spectacular canyon of towering rock whilst your skilled driver negotiates the sheer cliff faces and canyon walls.
Rafting - Shotover River
Go white water rafting on the mighty Shotover River with grade 3 - 4 rapids. Operates all year round and no rafting experience required.
Helicopter Flight - The Remarkables
20 minute flight with views of spectacular mountain ranges and the stunning lake Wakatipu. Snow landing in winter. Check out the 3.30pm Special!
Hot Pools - Onsen
Immerse yourself in the views, water and the fresh mountain air as your mind and body surrenders to the warmth and gentle massage of our private pools
Jet boat - Shotover Jet
The World's most exciting jetboat ride! It's an adrenaline rush you'll never forget through the one and only Shotover River Canyons.
Paragliding - G Force Tandem Paragliding
Take an exhilarating Tandem Paragliding flight from the top of the Skyline gondola over Queenstown. Look for the 9am early bird special.
Canyoning - Twelve Mile Delta
We zip over the gorge, descend down the rocks, plunge into pools, cascade through water chutes and swim narrow passageways in a wilderness setting.