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 - Altitude Tours are all about turning average holidays into epic adventures, taking you on top-rated journeys to Milford Sound, Gibbston, Central Otago, Glenorchy & Paradise or Mt Cook on daily departure tours from Queenstown. Enjoy travelling in a small group in modern Mercedes Sprinters, with an experienced and entertaining local guide. Use promo-code NZ15 to save 15% on each tour.
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.
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