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Your guide to Glenorchy activities and adventures

Wondering what to do in Glenorchy? If you’re a lover of the outdoors and awe-inspiring alpine scenery, you’ve come to the right place. 

Adventure lovers can wilderness jet boat into the heart of glacier country on the beautiful Dart River, or ride the Paradise Ziplines. Take a scenic flight into the remote backcountry or horse trek along braided rivers, through farmland and forest, treading in the footsteps of early pioneers.

Guided tours include off-road four-wheel-drive tours, farm tours, and photo safaris taking in the beautiful surrounding landscapes. Movie location tours take you to scenes from Narnia, The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and Wolverine.

Glenorchy is famous for its hiking. Lace up your boots and walk one of the many stunning tracks in the region. Multi-day hikes include the Routeburn, Greenstone and Caples tracks. Many beautiful day hikes and short walks can also be found, with majestic mountain and lake views.