- Thunder Jet
- The Nevis Bungy and The Nevis Swing
- AJ Hackett Bungy - Kawarau Bridge Bungy
- NZONE Skydive Queenstown
- Shotover Canyon Swing
- The Helicopter Line
- Queenstown Rafting
Best Queenstown AdventureQueenstown · 9 Items · Mike Watt
Handpicked by a Queenstown Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Best Queenstown Adventure'.
As the self-proclaimed 'Adventure Capital' of the world, Queenstown has a huge amount of adventure activities to choose from. So, this was a tough choice to narrow down into a list! Our team has handpicked some of our favourites to offer some inspiration for your choices.
The Thunder Jet roars down the famous Kawarau River, reaching speeds of up to 90kph, delivering a jet experience with individuality, flair and impact. Their highly skilled drivers take you the greatest distance (44km) on a one hour adrenaline charged adventure. Thunder Jet is one of Queenstown's most popular attractions, and is run by a team with over 50 years combined experience. Zoom More info
Thrills and spins on Lake Wakatipu and the rivers of Queenstown. Eight boats can seat up to 140 people per trip. Locally owned and operated with over 60 years experience KJet operate hour-long adventures, every hour. These iconic bright yellow Jet boats depart on an hour-long white knuckle ride across the beautiful Lake Wakatipu, before heading up the serene Kawarau River. Then, it's More info
Join world river boarding pioneers to surf the historic Kawarau River. Experience fast flowing rapids, sheer drop cliffs and magnificent scenery as you navigate the aquamarine waters through a rocky gorge, with beautiful craggy bush-laden cliffs on either side of it. Riverboarding started in Queenstown 25 years ago and today, offers three levels of adrenaline adventure, in small personalized gr More info
The continent's highest bungy jump, in Queenstown. Spectacular views as you fall, and it's an awesome bus ride to the jump site, too. Combine with the Nevis Swing for maximum effect. Want an outdoor adventure, beautiful scenery and extreme highs? The Nevis Bungy, 134m above the rugged Nevis River, combines all these elements into a mind-blowing and unforgettable event. With 8.5 seconds of falli More info
The world's first, and still the best, bungy jump site, at the Kawarau Bridge, outside Queenstown. Full visitor centre, with viewing platform, cafe, shop, plus the awesome bungy jump itself. The madness all began with the opening of the Kawarau Bridge Bungy Centre in November, 1988. The Kawarau Bungy Centre is home to the original 43 metre Kawarau Bungy Jump. If you've heard of Bungy, you've he More info
Terminal velocity for 60 seconds at 200kph from 15,000ft - it's the ultimate adrenalin rush. Keep your eyes open for spectacular views of the Remarkables Mountain Range and surrounding area. NZONE Skydive is based in the heart of the 'Adventure Capital of the World'. Meeting at HQ in central Queenstown, you'll be able to choose your photo and video options before being shuttled out to the Dropz More info
Take the plunge and swing from a platform 109 metres above a deep canyon below. Jump yourself or, be released from the platform by staff who can offer guidance on over 70 different jump styles to experience the ultimate thrill. A 4WD vehicle will collect and transport you 15 minutes from Queenstown, through a short bush walk to a specially purpose built, cliff mounted platform high above the icon More info
The Helicopter Line is New Zealand's premier commercial and leisure helicopter operator, offering amazing scenic flights over some of the world's most breathtaking scenery. Their Squirrel planes guarantee a once-in-a-lifetime experience, so make sure your camera is fully charged! The Queenstown flights offer unrivaled views of this alpine paradise, mixing views of the Southern Alps, icy glacier More info
White water rafting, and more, in the adventure capital of New Zealand, Queenstown. Three different trips for all abilities, plus 'action extras'. Professionally-run with nearly 40 years experience, Queenstown Rafting is the original, and best operator of high octane adventure in Queenstown. It doesn't matter if you're experienced or a novice - there's an adventure here with your name on i More info
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