The majestic resort of Queenstown is often referred to as the adventure capital of the world and boasts adventure activities in all forms, from extreme to relaxed exploration.
Enjoy an entertaining combination of education and adventure with Ziptrek Ecotours. Located atop Skyline Gondola Hilll, the Kea 6-line Ziptrek tour is the newest adventure for ‘zippers’ of all ages and features the steepest tree to tree flying fox in the world. This 3 hour, high velocity adventure also includes a 20 minute guided trek amongst the ancient beech forests of the ‘Tiki Trail’.
Experience a unique quad bike adventure on Queenstown Hill. You’ll ride on fully automatic 4WD quad bikes that will ensure your experience is both adventurous and safe. Full training on the bikes makes sure that riders of all levels are catered for and all safety gear along with all-weather protective clothing is supplied. With a wealth of trails available covering all terrain types, your tour will be specifically tailored to the ability of the group ... so sit back, have fun and enjoy the breathtaking, panoramic views!
No visit to Queenstown is complete without enjoying the adrenaline rush of the iconic, world famous Shotover Jet Boat. Enjoy the thrills of skimming past rocky outcrops at close range as you twist & turn through the narrow canyons of the Shotover Gorge at breathtaking speed. Your state of the art 'Big Red' Jet Boat travels at up to 85kph over crystal clear water as shallow as 10cm deep. And make sure you're holding on tight when your driver makes the signal that you are about experience the thrills of their trademark 360° spins!
- Category: Adventure Holiday
- Avge Rating: 5 (1 Reviews)
- From: Queenstown to Queenstown
- Duration: 4 Days
- Valid: 10 Mar 2016 to 30 Apr 2017
- Tour Code: SBZQN4Z
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- Day1On arrival make your way to your hotel. The rest of today is at leisure to enjoy the local sights.
- Day2Enjoy the Ziptrek 6-line tour this morning. This afternoon, the thrills continue with a ride on the award-winning Shotover Jet.
- Day3Morning quad-bike adventure with a free afternoon for optional activities
- Day4Free time for some last minute sightseeing or shopping before making your way to Queenstown airport for your departure flight.
Short Break Inclusions
- 3 nights accommodation at Brown’s Boutique Hotel
- Full breakfasts daily
- Gondola ride to the Top of Bob’s Peak
- Ziptrek Kea 6-line tour
Short Break Exclusions & Extras
Additional travel arrangements can be organised by Relaxing Journeys based on your requirements. Airport transfers are at your own expense, read our FAQ's for more information. International & domestic flights within New Zealand are not included in this package price.
Short Break Small Print
Valid for the following travel periods:
- 10th March 2016 to 30th September 2016 (NZ $1209 pp)
- 1st October 2016 to 30th April 2017 (NZ $1273 pp)
Accommodation & activities are offered subject to availability at the time of booking. A credit card deposit is required to secure a booking. Please refer to our booking terms and conditions.
Adrenaline Junkies Only Reviews
Reviews from past clients of Relaxing Journeys. 1 Reviews. Average Rating 5.0 of 5.
5Firstly, I would like to give my thanks to Marie for helping me out with my troublesome requests. I thoroughly enjoyed the trip. It was excellent. Queenstown is a really beautiful place. No complaints whatsoever. However; this is just my two cents' worth. Maybe add a places/ things to do list besides the activities at the back of the itinerary? Overall, two thumbs up. Will not hesitate to do it again!
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Frequently Asked Questions
If I want check availability on this short break what do I do?
Relaxing Journeys needs to confirm availability and provide you with an emailed quote based on the number of people travelling & room type. Select your start date on the right and complete our 'Request Quote' form and one of our tour consultants will be in touch within 24 hours (during business hours).
Isn't it cheaper just to book it all ourselves?
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What happens after I 'Check Availability'?
Your dedicated tour consultant will email you through a quote. If it looks good, then full payment is required to confirm the booking (within 45 days) or a deposit of $100 per person is required outside this period. This must be paid by credit card (Visa or Mastercard only). We do not charge credit card fees on our short break packages. If the properties listed in the holiday package are unavailable at this time, we will provide you with alternatives until you are happy.
Can I book this short break if I'm not in NZ, and how do I pay?
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Can I book things like internal flights & car hire to go with my short break if it's not included?
Some short break packages do not include (or may not require) a hire car, or internal flights. Relaxing Journeys can organise these extras for you and include them in your quote if you wish - or you can just book the short break 'as is', and organise everything else yourself. These extras can be requested after choosing your date and clicking 'Confirm Availability' on the right of this page.
What about airport transfers? If not, what would you recommend we do on arrival?
The cost of getting to & from the airport to your accommodation is generally not included, although on some occasions it is, in which case we have specifcally mentioned it in the itinerary. There are always plenty of taxis or shuttles waiting at the airport. You also have the option in most cases to catch a bus into the city centres.
What happens once I have booked my short break?
Once your deposit has been paid and you have received your deposit confirmation, we will organise your short break and when completed (normally within 48 hours) we will email you confirmation. When you pay your balance (45 days before the start date) we will email you a 'Short Break Voucher' shortly after along with your arrival information and everything else you need. Print this off and take it with you to NZ.
What happens once I have booked my short break?
Your deposit is non-refundable. Relaxing Journeys would have already booked and confirmed all the components of your holiday and we will have to cancel everything and adhere to each suppliers cancellation policy. Should it become necessary for you to cancel your reservation 45 days or more prior to departure date, your deposit only shall be forfeited. Cancellations made within 45 days of departure date will incur the following charges: (Expressed as a percentage of the confirmed tour & holiday price plus your deposit).
44-22 days prior to departure - 25%
21-10 days prior to departure - 35%
9 days or less prior to departure - 50%
Why should I book this short break with Relaxing Journeys?
That's a no-brainer! All of the short break holidays on our website are exclusive and unique to Relaxing Journeys. We are New Zealands' leading inbound touring specialist, with an in-depth knowledge of New Zealand and it's regions. Our expertise will ensure your New Zealand holiday is second to none, and we have locals on the ground in NZ in case anything needs attending to while you are here.