Queenstown Winter Activities

With over 200 different Queenstown activities and things to do in winter there’s no wonder travellers from all over the globe flock to Queenstown 12 months of the year to get their adrenaline hit! Below is a list of all the Queenstown winter activities and tours that operate during winter (June-September).

Skydiving Jetboat Heli Raft - Shotover Freefall

Tandem skydive, jetboat through the Shotover Canyons, take a spectacular helicopter flight, and white water raft down the Shotover River.

Nevis Bungy & Swing Combo

Combine the 134m Nevis highwire bungy, the highest bungy jump in New Zealand, with the world biggest swing, 120m above the nevis valley in Queenstown.

Nevis Thrillogy - Bungy, Swing & Catapult

The ultimate experience at the Nevis Playground . Combine the 134m Nevis highwire bungy, the highest bungy jump in New Zealand, with the world biggest

Jet Heli Luge Skyline Gondola - High Five

Includes the Shotover Jet, a scenic helicopter flight landing to the summit of the Skyline Gondola, ride the Luge then take the Gondola cablecar down.

Skydiving & Bungy Combo

Tandem skydive with Nzone, then jump off New Zealands highest bungy at 134m over the Nevis River with AJ Hackett.

4WD & Shotover Jet Combo

Enjoy two of Queenstowns great adventures in one. Start with a 4WD experience of the old gold mining area at Arrow River followed by the Shotover Jet.

Bungy - All 3 AJ Hackett Bungys

Bungy Thrillogy - jump all three bungys in Queenstown in one day & save $$. Includes: Nevis bungy (134m), Ledge bungy (47m), Kawarau bungy (43m).

Swing Jet Heli Raft - Shotover Canyon Combo

Skippers Canyon 109 m Swing, spectacular heli flight through Skippers Canyon, jetboating the shotover canyons, whitewater rafting the Shotover river.

Awesome Foursome - Bungy Jet Heli Raft

Shotover Jet ride through the Canyons,134 metre AJ Hackett Nevis bungy, thrilling helicopter flight and white water rafting down the Shotover River.

Bungy & Jet Boat Combo

Combine the ultimate 134 metre AJ Hackett Nevis Highwire bungy jump with a jetboat ride through the magnificent Shotover Canyons with Shotover Jet.

Jet Heli Raft - Shotover Trio

Combine jetboating with Shotover Jet, a helicopter flight over Skippers Canyon and white water rafting down the Shotover River.

Jet & Heli - Heliscenic

Includes the Shotover Jet, the world's most exciting jetboat ride and a 20 minute scenic helicopter flight, landing on the summit of The Remarkables.

Go Karting - Game Over

Game Over is Queesntown's best indoor entertainment centre, located in Frankton where there is something for everyone to enjoy rain, hail or shine!

Jet Boat - Hydro Attack

Experience the ride of your life with Hydro Attack, the submersible shark machine on Lake Wakatipu. Fly into & out of the water at speeds up to 80kmph

Jet boat - KJet

At speeds of up to 85 kmph, in water often less than 10cm deep, this is where the Jetboat comes into its own! KJet is NZ's original jet boat ride.

Jet boat - Dart River Wilderness Jet

The world famous Dart River Safari Jet Boat. Discover ice-capped mountains and glaciers, cascading waterfalls and crystal clear streams and pools.

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.

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.

Bungy - 134m Nevis - NZ's Highest Bungy

Get your harness on and climb aboard the cable car for a breath taking trip out to the 134m highest bungy jump in New Zealand. Feel the rush!

Bungy - 43m Kawarau Bridge - The Original

The Original Bungy Jump. 43m above the crystal clear waters of the Kawarau River where you can get dunked in the river!

Bungy - 47m Ledge - Freestyle Bungy

The Ledge bungy is positioned 300m high above Queenstown The views are breathtaking and in winter you can jump at night! Great for spectators.

Nevis Swing - World's Biggest Swing

Queenstown's newest thrill seeking innovation brought to you by AJ Hackett Bungy. 120m Swing over the Nevis valley. Jump Tandem or Solo!

Canyon Swing - Shotover

Experience the world's highest cliff jump from 109 metres based in the spectacular Shotover Canyons. This is one adrenaline rush you will never forget

Aerotow Hang Gliding

Experience Skytreks tandem hang gliding aerotow flight, the highest & longest in NZ in the beautiful surrounds of Cromwell.

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.

Quad Biking - Nomad Safaris

Personailsed guided quad bike tours (4WD motorbike), exploring the trails on Queenstown Hill. All levels catered for - safe, fun & exclusive terrain.

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.

Rafting - Packrafting & Hiking Adventure

Enjoy a full day adventure equipped with your own packraft in the stunning southern hemisphere surrounds. Walk, paddle & enjoy the beauty.

Skydiving - Nzone Skydive

Skydive in Queenstown from 9000, 12000 & 15000ft. Fly to jump altitude and freefall for some 60 seconds reaching terminal velocity of 200km/hr.

Beer & Wine Twilight Tour - Altitude Tours

Join the Best of Queenstown tour for a must do tour of hand picked locations to show you the best the town has to offer!

Ziptrek Ecotours

Ziptrek is a thrilling eco-adventure that combines adventure & exploration in a spectacular 1-3 hour Zipline journey through the forest canopy.

Milford Flight & Cruise - MSSF

Fly to the magnificent Milford Sound by small plane (guaranteed window seat), cruise Milford by boat, then return by plane to Queenstown. A must do!

Milford Sound Coach & Cruise - BBQ Bus

Enjoy some great Kiwi hospitality whilst you sit back & relax in our comfortable coach on your drive to Milford Sound. Explore the wonders of the fior

Lake Cruises - TSS Earnslaw Steamship

Relive the elegance of bygone days with a 2 hour cruise aboard the vintage steamship TSS Earnslaw steam boat on Lake Wakatipu in Queenstown.

Walter Peak Evening Dining & Lake Cruise

Enjoy a cruise on board the TSS Earnslaw steamship across Lake Wakatipu to Walter Peak. Indulge in a delicious carvery buffet at the Colonel homestead

Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruise (Quad Share Room)

Cancellations made within 5 days of the date of travel will incur a 100% cancellation fee. Cruise Doubtful Sound on an overnight cruise in quad share

Walter Peak BBQ Lunch & Lake Cruise

Take a cruise on board the beloved TSS Earnslaw steamship across Lake Wakatipu to Walter Peak. Enjoy a bbq lunch and guided farm tour at Walter Peak.

Bike Tours - Around the Basin

View the stunning Wakatipu Basin region by bike. The purpose built trails consume lakes river gorges, historic Arrowtown & Gibbston Valley wine region

Mt Cook Day Tour

Take a day tour to the spectacular Aoraki National Park to view Mt Cook, NZ's highest mountain. Depart from either Christchurch or Queenstown

Parasailing - Paraflights NZ

Parasail up to 200 metres above Queenstown's lake Wakatipu. Fly solo or with a friend. Look for the Early Bird Special!

Go Karting - Highlands Motorsport Park

Take on your friends & family in German built Go Karts on the Highlands 650m outdoor race track in Cromwell.

Four Wheel Drive - Nomad Safari of the Scenes

Safari of the Scenes offer two half-day sight-seeing tours, exploring Queenstown's scenic highlights and locations used for Lord of the Rings filming.

Horse Riding - Dart Stables

Experience the fun of horseriding through "The Lord of the Rings" country. Located in stunning Glenorchy, 45 mins from Queenstown. Operates all year.

Hot Pools - Onsen

Immerse yourself in the views, water & the fresh mountain air as your mind and body surrenders to the warmth and gentle massage of our private pools.

Helicopter Flight - Glacier Landing

On this 50 minute flight you will experience the natural beauty of the majestic Southern Alps, views of Mount Aspiring and also get to stand on snow!

Helicopter Flight - Milford & Alps

On this 1 hr 30 minute flight You will see the world famous Milford Sound and Mitre Peak rising out of the deep fiords. Simply breathtaking!

Helicopter Flight - The Remarkables

10 minute flight with views of spectacular mountain ranges and the stunning lake Wakatipu. Snow landing in winter. Check out the 3.30pm special.

Lazer Tag - Game Over

For a fun and exciting indoor activity head to Game Over in Remarkables Park, Frankton for a game of Lazer Tag with family or friends.

Racing Track Passenger Experience - Highlands Motorsport Park

Experience an unforgettable high-speed encounter on the impressive Highlands Motorsport Park circuit as a passenger in a high performance supercar.

Skyline Gondola & Dinner

Breathtaking views from the top after your cable car ride 400m above Queenstow followed by a sumptuous 6 course buffet!

Skyline Gondola & Luge

For some hair raising fun be sure to head up the Skyline Gondola and take a spin on the luge track!

Snowshoeing - Guided Nature Walks

Experience the serenity & beauty of the spectacular 'back country' around Queenstown this winter on Snowshoes! Half day & full day tours available.

Racing Car U-Drive Experiences - Highlands Motorsport Park

Tick one off the bucket list & embrace the adrenaline of a U-Drive Racing Car Experience at Highlands. Choose the Radical SR3 or Repco V8 Muscle Car.

Wine Tours - Queenstown Wine Trail

A knowledgeable, fun and friendly guide will escort you from Queenstown into the wine country of the scenic Wakatipu region for a half day wine tour.

Wine Tours - Appellation Central Wine Tours

Enjoy a small group wine tour with an amazing guide to boutique vineyards in the Gibbston Valley & Bannockburn. Half & full day tours. Lunch included.

Clay Target Shooting - Break One

Two shooting options ensure that both first time shooters and the more experienced will have a fantastic time.

Heli Skiing - Harris Mountains Heliski

A first time heliskier or a max vert regular it doesn't matter. It's the ultimate snow experience for a skier or boarder. Departs Wanaka & Queenstown.

Ski & Snowboard Packages - Cardrona First Timer Package

Perfect for those who have no experience skiing or snowboarding. This package includes lessons, rental & lift pass.

Ski & Snowboard Packages - Cardrona Full Day Package

Got the basics of skiing & snowboarding? Check out our full day packs including lift pass, rental & group lessons.

Ski & Snowboard Packages - Cardrona Transfers & Passes

Book your transfers from Queenstown or Wanaka along, with an all mountain pass.

Skis, Boards & Clothing Rental for Cardrona, Coronet Peak & Remarkables

If you're going skiing or boarding then organise your skis, boots & clothing before you head up. You'll save $$ & also avoid the queues on the slopes.

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