Travel 2 Australia & New Zealand 2018/19

SHOTOVER JET Departures & Duration: from Queenstown. 1 hour 45 mins (approx. 25 mins on the river), Daily (weather permitting) World-famous as ‘The World’s Most Exciting Jet Boat Ride’, Shotover Jet is the only company permitted to operate in the Shotover River Canyons. Take a unique, breathtaking ride through the dramatic and narrow Shotover Canyon, and hold on tight for the famous 360 degree spins and more. An experience to remember with award- winning Shotover Jet. STATION 2 STATION CYCLE TRAIL Departures & Duration: 4.5 hours, Daily Set a course for one of New Zealand’s most remote high country farms on a Spirit of Queenstown Scenic Cruise across Lake Wakatipu. Then explore at your own pace on an easy, self-guided 14km cycle trail with spectacular views at every turn. Return to Queenstown on the vintage steamship TSS Earnslaw. Bike and helmet included. DISCOVER MT COOK Departures & Duration: 11 hours, Daily from Queenstown Travel through the rugged Kawarau River Gorge and pass Cromwell, skirting the shores of Lake Dunstan. Cross Lindis Pass to Omarama and continue through the Mackenzie Basin to arrive at Mount Cook Village. Gaze up at the 3,724 metre-high mountain Aoraki / Mount Cook and enjoy views from the Hermitage Hotel as you eat lunch or explore the village. ESSENTIAL QUEENSTOWN Departures & Duration: 3 hours, Daily Combine 2 of Queenstown’s premiere activities in this thrilling half-day tour. Hold on tight as the Shotover Jet Boat ride takes a unique breathtaking ride through dramatic and narrow Shotover Canyon. Next climb aboard a Nomad Safaris 4WD vehicle for an off road adventure exploring abandoned gold mining areas and Lord of the Rings filming locations. ROB ROY GLACIER GUIDED WALK Departures & Duration: 7.5 hours, Daily (except 25 Dec, weather dependant) The day begins with a scenic drive around Lake Wanaka and into the Matukituki Valley. Then begin your walk into the Mt Aspiring National Park over a swing bridge to see waterfalls, rainforest and crystal clear mountain streams. Enjoy a picnic lunch with views of the Rob Roy Glacier before returning back to Wanaka. Journey deep into the World Heritage area of Mount Aspiring National Park and experience a unique combination of breathtaking scenery and exciting jet boating on braided, glacier-fed rivers. Pass by scenes used in the Lord of the Rings movies to illustrate Middle Earth. DART RIVER WILDERNESS JET Departures & duration: 6 hours, Daily from Queenstown or self-drive and allow 3 hours for the Wilderness Jet Tour from Glenorchy.

Queenstown & Wanaka

Located on the edge of Lake Wakatipu, the alpine resort of Queenstown has become the adventure capital of the world but is also a surprisingly easy place in which to relax. Experience a kick of adrenaline with a ride down Shotover River or find time for rejuvenation in the hot pools after a day on the ski slopes. Year round activities can also be found in the resort of Wanaka which is nestled below towering mountains.

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SKYLINE GONDOLA & DINNER Departures & Duration: D aily. Last dinner sitting is 8.45pm One of the must-do activities in Queenstown - ride the Skyline Gondola to the top of Bob’s Peak, enjoying breathtaking views across the region. Enjoy a sumptuous buffet dinner at Stratosfare restaurant, taking in the panoramic views - this is the best place to watch the sun set over Queenstown. TSS EARNSLAW EVENING DINNER CRUISE Departures & Duration: 4 hours from Queenstown, Daily (blackout dates apply) Cruise across Lake Wakatipu to Walter Peak on the vintage 103-year-old steamship TSS Earnslaw. Visit the recently WANAKA HIGHLIGHTS SAFARI Departures & Duration: 2.5 hours, Daily (except 25 Dec) Enjoy a taste of real alpine farming life with this leisurely 4WD adventure exploring private backroads of Wanaka’s iconic West Wanaka Station. Spectacular scenery, animals everywhere, expert local guide, easy nature walks and help with local conservation project. This will be a genuine highlight of your New Zealand holiday. refurbished Colonel’s Homestead for dinner. Relax in the unique ambience and soak in the views from this stunning lakeside setting while the chef prepares a barbecue before you.

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