Small group sightseeing tours, Queenstown & Arrowtown

Combo: Morning Tour + Jetboat

Shotover Jet is the worlds most exciting jet boat ride and is a spectacular way to finish off your Queenstown Highlights tour. It appeals to the young and the old and is one of the “Must Dos” in Queenstown.

You will be checked in at the Shotover Jet river base by your tour driver and farewelled at that point. On completion of the jet boat ride you will be transferred back into Queenstown town centre by the Shotover Jet courtesy shuttle.

Tour Itinerary

  • Queenstown Hill Views: Spectacular birds eye views of Queenstown, Lake Wakatipu, the Remarkables and Lord of the Rings locations. Great photo opportunity.
  • AJ Hackett Bungy Bridge: Learn about the history and excitement of bungy jumping. Watch intrepid jumpers from the viewing deck.
  • Gibbston Valley Winery: Savour a selection of three wines produced on site. Enjoy the winery’s well-stocked gift shop and the region’s only cheesery. Tour includes wine tasting.
  • Lord of the Rings Film Sites–Pillars of the Kings: Be transported to Middle Earth at the Kawarau Gorge, film location for the Pillars of the Kings. Great for photos.
  • Captivating Arrowtown: Discover beautiful Arrowtown’s golden history and colonial architecture. Highlights are the Lakes District Museum and Chinese Miners’ Settlement. Plus boutique shopping, great cafes and restaurants.
  • Shotover Jet boat ride: 25 minutes of blood racing adrenalin as you jet boat the Shotover canyons. Your tour driver will help you check in at the Shotover Jet river base and then depart. The transfer back to Queenstown will be provided by the Shotover Jet courtesy shuttle which drops off at the Station building in the centre of town.

You will need to bring

  • Life jacket and spray jacket provided.
  • Summer - Sunglasses and sunscreen recommended.
  • Winter - Wear warm clothing- hat, gloves, jacket, windproof outer jacket and eyewear.