Why settle for one experience when you can have two? Nomad Safaris and Shotover Jet have combined to create the Essential Queenstown experience. An action filled 3-hour tour combining two of Queenstown’s premier activities.
The trip features the full Shotover Jet experience - World famous as the ultimate jet boat experience, Shotover Jet has thrilled over 3 million people since 1970, and now it’s your turn! Take a unique breathtaking ride through dramatic and narrow canyons, and hold on tight for Queenstown’s only exhilarating full 360 degree spins. ’Can you handle the Canyons?’ with award winning Shotover Jet, The World’s Most Exciting Jet Boat Ride, and the only company permitted to operate in the spectacular River Canyons.
Next you climb on board for a custom Nomad Safaris 4WD off road tour. Experience a personalised adventure tour in the New Zealand backcountry with Nomad Safaris in their specialised 4x4 vehicles. One of New Zealand’s most established and awarded tour operators with over 20 years experience. With Nomad Safaris you will explore the abandoned gold mining area of the Arrow River and film locations used in ’Lord of the Rings’. Travel the rugged road and experience true off roading as you explore the pioneer trails guided by the professional adventurers.
Morning/Afternoon Tea and Gold Panning is included.
Duration: 3 hours Queenstown return. Departs 1.30pm & 2.30pm daily from the Station, cnr Shotover and Camp Sts. Dress: Wear warm clothes - jacket, beanie and gloves recommended. Season: Operates every day except Christmas Day subject to weather.
Bookings essential: Phone Nomad Safaris on 0800 688 222 (NZ only) or +64 3 442 6699
Shotover Jet & Canyon Swing
Key Trip Information
- Allow up to four hours return to Queenstown for this experience
- The maximum weight for the Canyon Swing is 135kgs (298 pounds) solo and 180kg (395 pounds) for tandem.
- Check-in at the Shotover desk inside the Station Building, corner of Shotover and Camp streets, Queenstown
- You will be heading to Shotover Jet first and then be picked up by Canyon Swing after Jet Boating to continue your adventure.
- Closed toe footwear is required
- Parental / gaurdian consent required for anyone under 16 years
- Minimum age for Canyon Swing is 10 years
- The trip from Shotover Jet to Canyon Swing includes transport, there is no public access to the Canyon Swing site.
- Dress warmly
Gondola, Jet Boat and Luge - The best value fun combination
ONLY available May 10 - June 30th.
KEY TRIP INFORMATION
- You can pick up and use your Skyline ticket in advance of your Shotover Jet ride from the Shotover Desk in the Station building
- Check-in and pick up your tickets at the Shotover Jet desk in the Station building corner of Shotover and Camp Sts.
- Once your Skyline Gondola and 5-run Luge pass has been issued it is valid for use anytime in the next three days.
- Allow 90 minutes return to town for your Shotover Jet experience and similar time again to enjoy the luge and the amazing scenic vistas from the top of the Gondola.
- Skyline opening hours are 10am - 5pm daily
- Gondola is open 9am till late.
- To ride the luge by yourself you must be 110cm in height and 6 years or older.
- Dress warmly for both activities
Collections feature the very best of Queenstown in a cost and time saving package format ensuring you make the most of your Queenstown stay.
We hope you enjoy them.
ESSENTIAL QUEENSTOWN - 4WD and Jet boat adventure, 3 hours, suitable for all ages.
Shotover & Skyline TWO UP - Jet Boat, Gondola and Luge, ideal for friends and families.
Shotover DOUBLE SHOT - Adventure special Jet boat then Canyon Swing.