Kia Ora Danielle and James,
I have put together a showcase of experiences in the Queenstown/Wanaka area. Pricing and information is attached to each experience.
Eighth Wonder Travel
Lunch at Amisfield Winery
This is a meal that you will remember. Amisfield is famed for its Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc and Rosé, and its legendary lunches are based around local and seasonal ingredients. Opened in 2005, the winery’s bistro offers visitors a choice of a seasonal à la carte menu, or their signature 'Trust the Chef' menu. Sit outside on the terrace and take in the stunning vistas that surround you.
3 courses $75 per person / $45 wine match / allow 1-1.5 hours.
5 courses $95 per person / $70 wine match / allow 2 -2.5 hours.
Milford Sound and Fiordland by Helicopter
Described by Rudyard Kipling as the ‘eighth wonder of the world’, this experience is truly once in a lifetime. View glaciers, alpine lakes, rivers, forests, glacial valleys and ice-capped mountains. Fly over the fiords and land on a remote West Coast beach, then stop off at an alpine glacier on your return to Queenstown. Simply breathtaking.
Duration: 4 hours
Share with Others option: $1,275 per person
Dart River Safari in Glenorchy
This adventure can only be described as incredible. Whether it’s a jet boat ride, or a kayak down this idyllic river, the team at Dart River Safari will make sure you have an experience never to be forgotten. Your Wilderness Jet trip will be an exhilarating and spectacular journey deep into the heart of the world-renowned Mt Aspiring National Park – one of the most stunning locations for jet boating in New Zealand. Take in this awe-inspiring opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the local landscape, as you power your way along the waters of the Dart River.
Queenstown return = 6 hours
Price: $239 per person
4WD Farm Expedition
The land and the people tell a great New Zealand story on Ben Lomond Station. It’s a 13,500 hectare merino sheep station beautifully kept with grazing lands, native beech forest, lakes, rivers, mining huts and beautiful scenic vistas. You will explore the station in 6 seater 4WD Yamaha Vikings. With 6500 sheep on site and numerous stops and points of interest along the way there is plenty of time to soak up the stunning scenery and get close to the animals. We’ll find John Foster on the farm for some first hand NZ farming chat and explanation of the finer points of merino wool production and life on the farm. Enjoy a gourmet lunch at Moonlight Lodge. Several options are available after lunch, which include embarking on nature walks following the water races in beautiful old Beech Forest or the Sky- line Ridge walk, Try some lake fishing, gold mining, target shooting, tackle some farming or relax and enjoy the surroundings and a glass of wine or beer.
Price: Half Day = $650pp Full day = $900pp
Wine Tour in Central Otago
Central Otago is one of the leading wine regions of the world, established in Gibbston by Sir Alan Brady in 1981. Pinot Noir became the variety of choice in this cool climate at 45 south. You will be looked after from start to finish. A pickup from your accommodation in one of our luxury vehicles. All bookings and tastings are arranged with flexible times to ensure that you are not rushed throughout the day. We have access behind the cellar door at most wineries allowing private tasting, one-on-ones with owners, managers and winemakers. Lunch options are available at selected wineries.
Price: Half day = $380pp Full day = $510pp
Note: The experiences listed are options. Booking, prices and times are subject to availability. All prices are quoted in NZD.