Queenstown Day Tours and Activities

With its huge range of activities and epic landscapes, Queenstown is the Southern Hemisphere's premier lake & alpine resort. It's also New Zealand's adventure capital. Located beside Lake Wakatipu, the town is not short on natural beauty, with a backdrop of majestic mountains known as the Remarkables. It's high on the wish list for adrenaline junkies thanks to its variety of thrilling experiences, from bungy-jumping to sky diving. All this is on offer and more with our range of day tours and activities in Queenstown, ready to book online in an instant.

Next Departures - Queenstown Day Tours and Excursions

ExcursionDurationNext DepartureFrom USD
Lake Wakatipu Cruise and Mt Nicholas High Country 4WD Tour 3 hours 30 minutes 21 Nov 2018 USD $50.96
Milford Sound and Fiordland National Park Tour 13 hours 1 Dec 2018 USD $173.59
Wine and Cheese Tasting in Queenstown 1 day 20 Nov 2018 USD $43.59
Milford Sound Cruise with Optional Bus Tour 8 hours 20 Nov 2018 USD $33.24
Queenstown Skyline Gondola and Luge 8 hours 20 Nov 2018 USD $44.32

Best things to do in Queenstown

Milford Sound and Fiordland National Park Tour

13 hours
FROM USD $173.59

Experience the stunning Milford Sound on this full-day tour from Queenstown with a scenic cruise on...

Milford Sound 12.5-Hour Coach Tour and Cruise from Queenstown

12 hours 30 minutes
FROM USD $177.28

Travel through New Zealand’s stunning Fiordland by luxury coach before taking a scenic cruise on...

Shotover River Extreme Jet Boat Ride

25 minutes
FROM USD $99.71

Hold on tight as you skim the surface of the Shotover River by jet boat on this thrilling ride with...

Milford Sound Cruise with Optional Bus Tour

8 hours
FROM USD $33.24

Take in the incredible sights of Milford Sound on a scenic cruise with the chance to see dolphins,...

Queenstown Skyline Gondola and Luge

8 hours
FROM USD $44.32

Enjoy a day filled with scenic views and adventure with a three-wheeled luge cart ride above Lake...

Walter Peak High Country Farm Tour and Cruise

3 hours 30 minutes
FROM USD $55.40

Learn about traditional farming practices, watch sheep dogs in action and try your hand at spinning...

Glenorchy Lord of the Rings Locations Tour

4 hours 15 minutes
FROM USD $144.04

Discover the landscapes of Middle-earth on this tour of the countryside surrounding Queenstown to...

Queenstown Zipline Tour

4 hours
FROM USD $70.17

Launch yourself from the summit of the Skyline Gondola in Queenstown and zipline down the mountain...

Skydive Queenstown

3 hours 30 minutes
FROM USD $220.86

Send your adrenaline levels racing with a tandem skydive above Queenstown and take in the...

Queenstown Nevis Highwire Bungy Jump

4 hours
FROM USD $203.13

The Queenstown Nevis Highwire Bungy is the ultimate challenge for adrenaline junkies with a wild 134...

Dart River 'Funyak' Canoe and Jet Boat Tour

9 hours
FROM USD $279.95

Hop aboard a jet boat for a ride up the scenic Dart River before swapping for an inflatable canoe to...

Milford Sound Tour with Flight, Cruise and Jet Boat

10 hours
FROM USD $517.06

Experience the best of the magnificent Milford Sound with a 2-hour cruise of the fiord, a scenic...

Queenstown to Christchurch via Mount Cook Day Tour

12 hours
FROM USD $195.01

Travel through the beautiful rugged landscape of Otago on this full-day trip from Queenstown to...

Doubtful Sound Wilderness Cruise from Queenstown

12 hours
FROM USD $210.51

Cruise the crystal waters and admire the breathtaking views of Doubtful Sound with a 3-hour...

Central Otago Wine Tour from Queenstown

5 hours 30 minutes
FROM USD $146.99

Enjoy the fine wines, rich gold history and welcoming people of Central Otago on this half-day tour...

Walter Peak Gourmet BBQ Lunch

3 hours 30 minutes
FROM USD $77.56

Travel across Lake Wakatipu aboard the vintage TSS Earnslaw steamship for a tour of Walter Peak High...

Milford Sound Nature Cruise from Queenstown

12 hours 45 minutes
FROM USD $145.52

Discover the drama and beauty of the Milford Sound with a leisurely cruise nudging into waterfalls...

Jet Boat Ride, Helicopter and White Water Rafting


FROM USD $0.00

Take on the Shotover triple challenge with an exhilarating jet boat ride on the Shotover River, a...

Queenstown Shotover River White Water Rafting

4 hours 30 minutes
FROM USD $176.54

Tackle the adrenaline-pumping rapids of Shotover River on this half-day excursion that includes a...

Lake Wakatipu Cruise and Mt Nicholas High Country 4WD Tour

3 hours 30 minutes
FROM USD $50.96

Cruise to the western shore of Lake Wakatipu and admire the incredible views before hopping in a 4WD...

Queenstown ATV Tour

3 hours 30 minutes
FROM USD $203.13

Follow the trails around Queenstown Hill on the back of an ATV for panoramic views on this...

Queenstown and Southern Lakes Photography Tour

9 hours
FROM USD $350.87

Capture New Zealand’s most iconic landscapes on camera with this full-day private photography tour...

Queenstown Segway Tour

2 hours
FROM USD $65.74

Zip around Queenstown by Segway for a fun small-group tour of the city’s famous scenic spots...

Queenstown to Mount Cook Tour

4 hours 30 minutes
FROM USD $114.49

Head north from Queenstown through the beautiful farmland, rugged ranges and mirror lakes of Central...

TSS Earnslaw Steamship Cruise from Queenstown

90 minutes
FROM USD $51.70

Admire the gorgeous alpine scenery of Lake Wakatipu aboard the iconic TSS Earnslaw vintage steamship...

Skippers Canyon 4WD Tour from Queenstown

4 hours
FROM USD $125.57

Travel by 4WD to the spectacular Skippers Canyon for half a day of short walks, stunning scenery and...

Wine and Cheese Tasting in Queenstown

1 day
FROM USD $43.59

Sample world-class wines and savour a cheese platter with a pre-loaded wine tasting card to use on...

New Zealand Day Tours and Excursions

Get out and explore mountains, fiords and lakes, step into a real life Hobbit movie or taste some of New Zealand's finest wines.