Paradise Valley and Glenorchy Half Day Tour departing Queenstown

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Highlights & inclusions

Travel by luxury vehicle
Hear stories where history is brought to life
Informative driver commentary
Farm Shed Experience, feed the sheep & Alpaca
Visit the forests and mountains of Paradise and the Dart River

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Sun, Apr 21, 2024

What you can expect

Uncover the beauty of the towering mountain ranges of Paradise Valley and Glenorchy plus see the famous movie locations on this half day 4WD tour from Queenstown. Step aboard a luxury all terrain vehicle and travel along the shoreline of Lake Wakatipu for some dazzling photo opportunities in Glenorchy. With GPS activated headphones, passengers can listen to interactive commentary from the driver about farming, Maori mythology and view the breathtaking sights that transformed New Zealand into ‘Middle Earth’ during the filming of The Lord of the Rings. The half day tour also includes a farm shed experience and sheep shearing demonstration as well as meet and greet with some of the cuddly creatures. Passengers can also see the native beech forest that makes Glenorchy an outdoor adventurer's playground during a visit to Paradise and Aspiring National Park plus enjoy an afternoon tea with refreshments. This half day tour departs Queenstown at 1pm and returns at 5pm so you can combine the tour with other Queenstown activities or enjoy a lazy morning sleep in.


What you need to know

  • Accommodation pickup
  • Luxury Vehicle
  • Informative driver commentary
  • Hear the stories of Maori Mythology and Green-stone
  • Multilingual GPS themed commentary with individual headsets (English, Spanish and Mandarin)
  • Glenorchy town visit
  • Morning & Afternoon Tea and refreshments provided
  • Farm visit with animal feeding
  • Paradise & Aspiring National Park visit
  • Photo stops along the journey
  • Sheep Shearing Demonstration and farm shed experience
  • Feeding the farm animals up close and personal
  • See the movie locations in Paradise
  • Visit the forests and mountains of Paradise
  • Hear the untold stories of Maori Mythology and history of this area
  • This tour departs at 1pm with accommodation pickups starting at 12.45pm and returns at 5pm
Operating Hours
  • Morning Tour 8.00am - 12.00pm
  • Afternoon Tour 1.00pm - 5.00pm
  • Main pickup location is at Athol Street Terminal
  • Accomodation pickup available, contact details to arrange transfer will be printed on your booking voucher
What To Bring
  • A warm Jacket
  • Appropriate footwear
  • Camera
Cancellation Policy
  • No refund is offered if it is within 24 hours of departure
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of purchase
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

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