Queenstown Local Scenic Tour
- Duration: 180 Minutes (approx.)
- Location: Queenstown, New Zealand
- Product code: QLST
- Stunning views over Lake Wakatipu
- Explore Arrowtown & The Chinese Village
- See Kawarau River Rapids
- Photo stop at Lake Hayes
- Lord of the Rings and Bungy Bridge Lookout
- Walk the famous Bungy Bridge
- Gibbston Valley Scenic Tour
- Crown Terrace View Point
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.
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.
Crown Terrace View Point
Wind up one of New Zealands 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 we show you 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!).
The Bungy Bridge
Walk the historic Kawarau bridge built in 1880
Gibbston Valley & Kawarau Rapids
Travelling 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. Stop for a photo of the stunning Kawarau rapids
Lake Hayes (the mirror lake)
Stop at the 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.
When you book this tour please choose a pick up location closest to your accommodation.