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Top 10 Activities in Queenstown for Adventurous Travellers

Queenstown is a haven for Adventurous Travellers! All you have to do is drive into this stunning town to understand the plethora of Adventure Activities on offer!

We have pulled together what we think are the top 10 attractions currently available:

#10 Hydro Attack - Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a shark? If so this experience is for you, well only if you've dreamed of being inside a torpedo that looks like a shark flying through water! This incredible experience is the only one of its kind in the world and is nothing like you have ever done before!

#9 4x4 Tours -  One of the best ways to see the beautiful scenery surrounding Queenstown is to get on a 4x4 Tour! These tours offer a range of vehicle and destination options and cater for all types of Adventurers. Whether you're a history buff or an avid Lord Of The Rings fan these 4x4 experiences are sure to impress.

#8 Mountain Biking - A huge range of Mountain Biking options await you in the Queenstown Region. Choose between a full day Heli Bike trip or get access to the Queenstown Bike Park with purpose built downhill tracks incorporating jumps, roots and rocks!

#7 Para Flights - Ever dream't about flying over water? Well the team at Paraflights Queenstown can make your dreams come true! Take the plunge solo, with a mate or with the kids in the specially designed hands free harnesses. This is a must do when visiting Queenstown.

#6 Zip Trek - Featuring the world's steepest Zipline, Ziptrek Ecotours offers visitors an exhilarating trip through the treetops above Queenstown. The knowledgeable guides share information about the history of Queenstown and New Zealand as well as guide you through the 6 Ziplines along the way.

#5 Canyoning - Slide down waterfalls, leap into crystal clear pools, explore amongst boulders and rocks, abseil and zip line across canyons. It's a great option for you if you are trying to squeeze a lot of experiences into a short space of time!

#4 White Water Rafting - With options for all skill levels, white water rafting is a great way to get the Adrenalin pumping. Your rafting guides will ensure you get the best out of your trip guaranteeing excitement!

#3 Jet Boating - Jump in specially designed Jet Boats and let the skilled drivers take you on the ride of your life! Speed over 10cm deep water, whip past rocky outcrops, navigate though the narrow canyons, skim around crags and boulders at 85kph and don't forget to breathe! 

#2 Sky Dive - Sky Diving is one of the ultimate adventure experiences in New Zealand and is of course available in Queenstown. Get in the plane for a 15 minute scenic flight to altitude, then get thrown out of plane, experience free falling, take in the beauty of the Queenstown region during your 5 minute parachute ride and finally land safely back the drop zone. Once you have completed your first trip you'll definitely be back for another!

And our top activity for Adventurous Travellers in Queenstown is...

#1 Bungy Jumping - Queenstown is the 'World Home of Bungy Jumping' with the Kawarau Bridge Bungy - the world's first commercially operated Bungy Jumping Site! What more could you want to do in life than throw yourself off a bridge with a bungy cord attached to your ankles? You can even do this exhilarating jump tandem with a friend. This bridge jump will get the adrenaline flowing every time!


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