Queenstown Wilderness Personal Tour
Duration: Full and half day options
Inclusions: Hotel transfers, private guide, picnic lunch and Dart River Jet Boat
Queenstown Wilderness Personal Tour: Arrowtown/Glenorchy/Dart River Wilderness Jet Boat
Today, I’ll personally show you the sights of Queenstown and the greater area with an exhilarating jet boat experience on the Queenstown Wilderness Personal Tour. We start with a visit to Arrowtown, a beautiful historic gold miners town that’s well worth a wander down the main street and a stroll through the Chinese Settlement from the 19th century gold mining era.
Next, we’ll drive out towards the head of Lake Wakatipu. This stretch of road from Queenstown to Glenorchy was recently voted by Lonely Planet as “one of the most beautiful drives in the world” and you’ll see why when we stop at the Bennett’s Bluff lookout. We’ll enjoy a nice picnic lunch by the lake followed by a thrilling jet boat ride up the Dart River. Out of all the jet boat rides around, this is by far the best experience that takes you into Mt Aspiring National Park with breathtaking scenery, a short walk through an ancient beech forest that is unchanged in 80 million years, learn about the history and Maori legends of the region.
On our way back from Glenorchy, we can take a short walk out to Bob’s Cove which has a fascinating history to complete the day and I will have you back to your accommodation around 5pm.