The historic town of Glenorchy, originally founded by Scheelite miners of 1862, is set on the edge of beautiful Lake Wakatipu. Glenorchy is just 40 kilometres from Queenstown. Glenorchy is a great holiday destination for travellers wanting to combine their love of the outdoors with their adventurous spirit. Glenorchy adventure activities suit all levels of confidence and sense of adventure.
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Mobile-friendly - Daily guided wine & craft beer tours from Queenstown to the best Central Otago wineries in our top-of-the-range fleet of luxury Mercedes vehicles. Altitude is not just about wine, we also run half-day scenic tours to Glenorchy from Queenstown. Private charters for families and small groups wanting a more personalised experience. Popular destinations include Te Anau & Milford Sound. Quote Promotional Code NZ20 when you book direct to save $20 pp on each tour.
Mobile-friendly - Canyon Explorers offers exhilarating canyoning experiences in two unique and gorgeous canyons. Our guided tours will take you on a fun-filled adventure where you can explore our canyons by sliding, abseiling, zip lining and jumping. Canyon Explorers is the most experienced canyoning operator in the Queenstown region. Operating from October through to April every year, don't miss out, BOOK NOW!
Mobile-friendly - Dart River Jet experiences are unique combinations of breathtaking 'World Heritage' scenery and exhilarating wilderness Jet Boating. Choose between Wilderness Jet and Funyak tours and discover NZ's heart. Join us and travel the beautiful lakeside drive to Glenorchy and into the pristine Dart River valley, travelling by locations used in the Lord of the Rings movies to illustrate Middle Earth.
Mobile-friendly - For over 20 years, Dart Stables has been offering visitors to the area the opportunity of exploring Glenorchy and Paradise. Dart has gained a well-earned reputation for providing memorable horse riding in this stunning part of New Zealand. Riding through Lord of the Rings country is an experience you'll remember for a lifetime.
Mobile-friendly - Spectacular scenic helicopter flights to Milford Sound, Fiordland, and the Queenstown region. Based in Glenorchy, NZ - the real "Middle Earth", a 45 minute lakeside drive from Queenstown. For an even more exclusive skiing experience, why not try a day of heli-skiing in untouched alpine terrain. Heli Glenorchy offers boutique heli-skiing in the spectacular mountains surrounding Queenstown, Wanaka and Glenorchy.
Mobile-friendly - Explore the magical side of New Zealand with Nomad Safaris, who offer a variety of excursions in the Queenstown Lakes region. Choose from Lord of the Rings tours, historical gold mining tours, E-bike winery tour and the new luxury Tesla tours. Whatever your interest, join us for a personal small group tour to cherish forever.
Mobile-friendly - Discover remote alpine High Country travelling over Private farmland on Mt Alfred, Dart River Valley, Paradise, the ultimate photography locations. Diamond Lake and LOTR movie sites. Short walk options High Country Station experience 15,000-acre sheep and cattle farm, Guaranteed Small Groups.
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