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Small-Group Historical Macetown 4WD Tour from Queenstown
"Experience the narrow rugged road to the old gold mining town of Macetown in a 4WD vehicle crossing the Arrow River over 20 times each way. Immerse yourself in the history of this fascinating region by panning for gold while our knowledgeable guides describe the hardship and exhilaration the miners faced. This tour departs from yo heading out towards the picturesque town of Arrowtown. Pass the historic Chinese Settlers Village and the filming location of the “Ford of Bruinen” in The Lord of the Rings The Fellowship of the Ring. Travel the road to Macetown along the Arrow River enjoying a real off road experience with over 20 thrilling river crossings. Once in Macetown explore the remains of the township including a restored bakery stone cottage and the only stamping battery with an iron frame in Otago. On the journey back along the Macetown track
From NZD175.00
 
20-Minute Remarkables Helicopter Tour from Queenstown
"Enjoy the best views in Queenstown! After your complementary hotel pick up you will be checked in and introduced to your experienced pilot at our base near Queenstown Airport. One of our pristine modern Airbus Squirrels will be ready to take you on a stunning scenic flight. Your pilot will deliver commentary on the scenic flight up to the Remarkables Spur overlooking Queenstown Lake Wakatipu Coronet Peak and Cecil Peak. Land in an alpine environment where you will have approximately 10 minutes on the ground to take photos
From NZD235.00
 
Coronet Peak Tandem Paragliding 4100ft
"We provide optional free transfers from downtown Queenstown up to the Coronet Peak skifield. After a short drive up to the skifield you get teamed up with your pilot. He will do a safety briefing with you and you will be able to do a short practice and soon you will be away flying. Once up in the air you will have amazing views of the whole Wakatipu area there is nothing better than seeing Queenstown from the air. In the Summer from October to May it is about a 10-15mins flight. We do have 2 options available the 3800ft main take off and also a 4100ft Rocky Gully - aerobatics take off. The 4100ft Rocky Gully take off is specifically designed for those Thrill Seekers amongst you all. The main take off covers a bit more distance.Through the Winter months (J cruising through 1100 meters and a distance of 4 kilometers. Our courtesy van will pick you up from the purpose built landing site which offers a cafe with hot food and drinks.What are you waiting for? Book your Summer or Winter paragliding experience now!"""
From NZD225.00

Lord of the Rings Tours Tips (4)

The Surprises on a LoR Safari

The tour guides explain you the composition of the LoR scenes very well. Although they do not wear strange ears as they do on some of the tours in the Wellington region, and do not show film clips,...
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Kakapo2
Dec 19, 2008

Go on a Lord of the Rings Safari

Although I am no LoR fan, just of the landscapes, I finally went on a LoR safari. It was a half day tour, and it was fabulous. I think our guide with Nomad Safaris was as good as the scenery. He had a...
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Dec 19, 2008

Nomad Safaris

Even if you're not into the Lord of the Rings movies the two 1/2 day tours Nomad Safaris offer provide a fun way to get out of Queenstown and see some of the surrounding countryside. You get a quick...
DebbieLA
Jul 13, 2006

4WD TOUR

For a difference experience, join Safari of The Rings tour run by Nomad Safaris. It is a half-day guided tour, took about 4 hours, cost NZ$120 including hotel pick-up and drop-off and refreshment....
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Aug 09, 2004
 
 
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The Kingston Flyer

The Kingston Flyer is an old steam train that ran between Kingston and Gore, Invercargill, and less frequently, Dunedin back in the 1980s. The train is no longer used for passengers, but was still...
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Coronet Peak Ski Resort

While Coronet Peak is most well known for its ski fields it makes a lovely drive in other times as well. The aspect over Wharehaunui from the main lodge area is amazing and the drive along the range...
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The Remarkables

The Remarkable range runs alongside the southern most arm of Lake Wakatipu. The mountains seem to rise directly from the lake when viewed from Queenstown. The range is dominated by Double Cone with...
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Queenstown Mall

For a small town the mall is a bustling place at night. Restaurants and pubs are open and the tourist crowd is ready to party. It actually was quite busy - I always wait for 'no people' to take my...
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Skydive - NZONE Queenstown

WOW, What a way to spend your birthday, jumping 15000 feet out of a plane! Im glad my friends dragged me into this! Im completely addicted and cant get enough of it! I will fly from australia every 6...
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Rafting

Extreme Green Rafting offers rafting excursions on the Shotover Rivers whcih includes 10 rapids on the 18km trip and rafting in complete darkness through the 170m Oxenbridge Tunnel. Transport is...
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