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Adventure Activities

Queenstown is the adventure capital of the world and home to many world-first activities. Share our love of thrills, try something new and embark on an unforgettable adventure.

Queenstown has been shaped by many different people, cultures and lifestyles from its earliest days—but it’s Queenstown’s pioneering spirit and sense of adventure that leaves a lasting impression on those who visit.

Known as the adventure capital of the world and home to the latest and greatest adventures, there is no shortage of Queenstown adrenaline activities for anyone looking to test their limits. From bungy jumping and tandem skydiving, to river surfingcanyon swinging and speeding through our surrounds by jet boat, many of these iconic adrenaline adventures were pioneered right here in Queenstown.

From indoor thrills to adventures in the sky, in the water or on the land, there are many ways to explore Queenstown. Get the heart pumping and immerse yourself in our natural surrounds with outdoor adventures from mountaineering and climbing, hiking, mountain biking, rafting and kayaking.

If living life full-speed isn't your style, the cruisy side of Queenstown is easy to find and it’s full of incredible leisurely experiences. Embark on a beautiful lake cruise, a sightseeing expedition by air or a breath-taking scenic tour on land.

Choose your Queenstown adventure and experience something new.

Thrills for Adrenaline Seekers

Get your heart pumping and feel alive with a Queenstown adrenaline experience. Free-fall at 200km, leap from New Zealand's highest bungy, the worlds's biggest swing, hurtle down the world's steepest zipline or soar high above Queenstown on a tandem paraglide. Step up to the challenge and escape your everyday.

Bungy, Swing & Zip

Jet Boating


White Water Rafting

Paragliding & Hang Gliding

Quad Biking

Outdoor Adventures in Queenstown

Whether you’re an experienced mountain biker or hiker, or you’re keen to try a new adventure activity, Queenstown will inspire you to push your limits. Welcome to nature’s playground for epic outdoor adventures, where everyone can play, no matter what age or ability.

Mountain Biking

Mountaineering & Climbing

Walking & Hiking

Air Adventures

Water Adventures

Land Adventures

Queenstown Adventures for Everyone

We know high-speed adrenaline isn't for everyone. The cruisy side of our idyllic alpine resort is full of incredible leisurely experiences from lake cruises to scenic tours on land and sightseeing expeditions by air. Choose your Queenstown adventure and experience something new.

Indoor Thrills

Scenic Cruises

Scenic Flights

Hot Air Ballooning

Scenic Tours

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