QT Explorer

1 day Queenstown to Queenstown Sep-May $1,295 - 2 Adults & 2 Children

Spend a full day exploring the adventure capital by pedaling the stunning trails of Queenstown by bike, and by experiencing Jet boat thrills on the Kawarau River!

Our Queenstown Explorer package has been crafted to include great adventure, stunning scenery plus freedom to explore the Queenstown Trail by bike. This is a really great family-friendly trip that allows you to maximise your time in our home Queenstown, and do more in a single day than most do in a long weekend!

This adventure package includes a Jet Boating adventure on Lake Wakatipu and the mighty Kawarau River, exploring some of Queenstown's best lake and mountain scenic lookouts, plus mountain biking on the simply stunning lake and river trails around Queenstown and Arrowtown.

Package prices are based on 2 Adults and 2 Children with an Adult being 15 years and above.  Let us know your family size and ages and we'll provide you with a customised quote.

 

 

Book Your Trip

This trip runs on demand so please let us know your preferred trip date below.  
This family package can be easily customised for different sized families and can accommodate multiple families travelling together. Please contact us for with your requirements for a customised quote.
*Adults = 15 Years +
*Minimum age = 12 Years old

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Trip Details

Locations:

Queenstown, Arrowtown

Other Inclusions:
  • Lunch
  • Same day airport transfers if required
Meals: Lunch

Day One

The first half of our day begins from downtown Queenstown bay with a thrilling hour-long jet boat ride where we explore 47km of Lake Wakatipu and the mighty Kawarau River.  This is a great introduction to Queenstown and offers plenty of adventure with 360-degree jet boat spins amongst the mountains in the adventure capital of the world! 

Once back on dry land we'll continue touring the wonderful Wakatipu basin by road in order to access more incredible scenic views of the region, as well as must visit locations.  Popular destinations include the historic and picturesque gold mining town of Arrowtown, the world famous AJ Hackett Bungy bridge, scenic lookouts from Queenstown Hill over the impressive Lake Wakatipu and Coronet Peak ski field for it's Remarkable basin views and to watch Paragliders and Hang Gliders running off the side of the mountain and flying off into the distance. 

After lunch, the afternoon is fully set to get yourself off the beaten track and explore Queenstown by mountain bike on the Queenstown Trail.  We provide premium MTB equipment, snacks & refreshments as standard along with dedicated bike shuttle support so that you really get the most enjoyment on the day, and are able to ride 2-3 trail sections.

We have a fantastic network of trail rides to cater for all levels of mountain bikers with differing levels of fitness and experience.   There are some great non-technical trails that follow the lakeside and criss-cross rivers and bridges offering amazing views that you just can't get by road.  Electric bikes are also available when organised in advance and you can trust us to customise your riding experience so you get the most out of your day. 

At the end of the day we'll transfer you back to your Queenstown accommodation.

 

 

Fitness Requirements

Confident biking on dirt/hard pack bike trails

Thunder Jet

This one hour trip is the ultimate jet boating adventure.  Thunder Jet delivers an exhilarating Queenstown experience of on-water thrills skimming the water at exciting speeds of up to 95kmph and loaded with 360ยบ spins!

These amazing jet boats are powered with 2 V8 engines delivering 820 horsepower and are skippered by skilled, experienced and professional drivers who'll jet you through 47km of stunning New Zealand landscapes complemented by storytelling and commentary.

 

Thunder Jet
Duration: 1 Hour.
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Queenstown Trail MTB

Explore Queenstown by bike! 
The fantastic Queenstown Trail offers a network of dedicated bike and walking trails that connect the greater Queenstown area taking you along the spectacular shores of two iconic lakes and the banks of three famous South Island rivers.  Discover iconic Queenstown, historic Arrowtown, the vineyards of Gibbston, Lake Hayes and the beautiful Lake Wakatipu.

We'll take your biking experience and fitness into consideration and plan 2-3 sections of the Queenstown trail for you to cycle in an afternoon.  Our support service provides you with quality mountain bikes and equipment, refreshments and bike taxi shuttles to take you from one section to the next so that you have the freedom to pedal at your own pace and experience all the trail highlights.

Queenstown Trail MTB
Duration: 3 - 4 Hours
Conditions: Confident riding on non-technical hard pack dirt and gravel trails.
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Coronet Peak Lookout

Remarkable views from Coronet Peak overlooking the Wakatipu Basin.

Coronet Peak Lookout
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