4 Day Queenstown Family Getaway
4 Day Queenstown Family Getaway
Put your finger on the pulse of New Zealand’s adrenaline capitol. Queenstown is an exciting, fun-filled family destination. With so much to see and do, where will you start first?
|Tour Name:||4 Day Queenstown Family Getaway|
|From:||Queenstown to Queenstown|
|Valid:||May 18 - Mar 19|
From (NZD) $498 per person
|3 nights’ accommodation at Blue Peaks Lodge|
|Skyline Gondola and luge – including 3 rides each|
|TSS Earnslaw Cruise|
|Historic Arrowtown Tour|
Prices are per person based on twin-share, and are subject to availability. Prices are correct at the time of submission but are subject to change without notice. Valid for travel May 2018 – March 2019. Blackout periods may apply. A non-refundable deposit of $500 per person is required at time of booking.
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Day by Day Tour Itinerary
Kia Ora. Welcome to Queenstown – a walking, bungee and hiking paradise. After making your way through the terminal, through customs and baggage collection, make your way to your family-friendly, self-catering accommodation located just a five minute walk from the centre of town.
One of the first sights to captivate visitors to Queenstown is the distinctive outline of the Skyline building high above town. This morning you will take in the sights of Queenstown on the Skyline Gondola and luge.
Located an easy five minute walk from central Queenstown, Skyline Queenstown offers awe-inspiring views of the region and an abundance of entertainment and adventure for the whole family. Take the gondola to the top of Bob’s Peak. Hurtle down the winding downhill Skyline Luge – it’s the fastest fun on wheels! There’s casual dining available during the day in the Skyline Cafe so you can refuel after all the excitement.
In the afternoon it’s all aboard the TSS Earnslaw for a cruise on Lake Wakatipu. Watch the stokers fuelling the fireboxes and hear the sound of the steam engines working as the TSS Earnslaw takes you on a nostalgic cruise of beautiful Lake Wakatipu.
Every cruise allows you plenty of time to explore the TSS Earnslaw’s decks and bridge, view the engine room and historic displays in the Fo’c’sle Gallery and join a sing-along with the ship’s pianist.
Today you will explore Queenstown’s surrounding area and visit Arrowtown.
A site swarmed firstly by European gold prospectors in the 1860’s, then by 5,000 Chinese who were invited to try their luck among the leftovers! You’ll walk among the tiny restored cottages of their settlement and wander down the main street of this exquisite little town with its charming historic buildings that will make you feel like you walked onto a movie set.
Free time in Arrowtown to shop, sample cuisine and explore.
Sadly, your holiday has finished. Today you will make your way to the airport and connect with your onward flight.
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44-22 days prior to departure – 25%
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9 days or less prior to departure – 50%
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