Harris Mountain Heli-Ski operates from the lakeside resorts of Wanaka and Queenstown, and New Zealand’s highest mountain, Mt Cook. The snow covered peaks of the Harris Mountains rise abruptly from these clear glacial lakes and green valleys. This is New Zealand’s largest ski region with the lift serviced ski areas of Cardrona Resort, Coronet Peak, Remarkables, Treble Cone and Waiorau Nordic area.
Queenstown offers an array of adventure activities including jet boating, bungy jumping, white water rafting to name a few. Here’s a selection of links to help you choose other activites for your stay in Queenstown:
The thrill of white water rafting on the Kawarau and Shotover rivers in Queenstown.
Combine Queenstown’s leading adventure activities to save time and money. Combine the thrill of jet boating, white water rafting, helicopter flights and even bungy jumping with one of these adventure combo packages.
Helicopter Line is New Zealand’s leading helicopter company, operating with a fleet of modern jet helicopters based at Mount Cook and Twizel, Franz Josef Glacier, Fox Glacier and Queenstown. The scenic flights from these icon locations will take your breath away as you discover that the stunning views of New Zealand’s National Parks, glaciers, mountains and lakes are always best from above!
Milford Sound Scenic Flights is one of the regions most experienced flightseeing operators, flying visitors to and from Milford Sound for over 20 years. Visit magnificent Milford Sound with a sightseeing flight, or combine with a coach trip and/or cruise on the sound. All our guests have a window seat for uninterrupted viewing and our experienced pilots provide an informative commentary, highlighting points of interest along the way.
Offering flights from the famous Milford Sound to the spectacular West Coast Glaciers, Wanaka Flightseeing offers ‘Flights of Discovery’. Enjoy uninterrrupted window viewing over the Southern Alps, remote Doubtful Sound and rugged Mount Cook – or combine a scenic flight with a relaxing boat cruise on Milford Sound. A booking bonus offers FREE admission to the NZ Fighter Pilots Museum in Wanaka.
Scenic plane flights with Air Fiordland from Queenstown and Te Anau into Milford Sound. View the powerful and dramatic scenery of the Fiordland National Park from above and then from below on a boat cruise – the famous fly cruise fly package. Flight, coach and cruise options also available from Queenstown and Te Anau
Discover the beauty of Milford Sound with Mitre Peak Cruises. Offering personalised and uncrowded cruising with time to explore and understand the nature and power of Milford Sound – relaxed, unhurried.
Operating daily cruises, each two hour cruise, with commentary, ventures up the fiord out to the Tasman Sea, stopping frequently exploring cascading waterfalls, towering cliffs, rugged peaks, lush rainforest, seals and penguins. Should dolphins be at play, there is always time to observe their exuberance. Or combine the cruise with their luxury coach from either Queenstown or Te Anau into Milford Sound.
Glacier Helicopters on the West Coast pioneered glacier and snow landings in New Zealand in 1970. Offering scenic helicopter flights that include a glacier landing enable visitors to interact and enjoy some of the most spectacular wonders of the natural world
Skyline Queenston, situated atop Bob’s Peak overlooking Queenstown offers stunning views, restaurant and cafe dining, Luge Rides and the Gondola Cableway.
For the total Tourism experience in New Zealand, this is a must visit site to check the best sightseeing and adventure activities on offer.
You can book all of your sightseeing activities at The Station. The friendly staff will help you choose the actvities for you to get the most out of your stay in Queenstown.
This stunning lakeside retreat is 45 minutes from Queenstown in the heart of the Southern Alps. Lofty beamed ceilings, rock fireplaces and vast picture windows frame the heroic stone and timber building consistently rated as the country’s premiere lodge.
Whare Kea Lodge is a private alpine haven nestled amongst the mountains of New Zealand’s spectacular Southern Alps. Situated on 70 acres with direct access to Lake Wanaka, and accommodating a maximum of twelve people – in deluxe rooms, luxury suites or book the lodge exclusively.
Luxury boutique accommodation in Queenstown New Zealand. Romantic getaways, executive retreats and adventure packages year round at Queenstown Park Boutique Hotel.
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Aspiring Avalanche Dogs Inc is a non-proﬁt organization and registered charity based near Wanaka. They aim to provide the Alpine community of the Southern Lakes Region with a primary response avalanche search dog service, able to be rapidly deployed 24 hours a day, 7 days per week and 252 days of the year, and well into the future.
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