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White Water Rafting

The Shotover and Kawarau rivers are top spots for white-water rafting, offering a range of challenging rapids. Queenstown Rafting operates two daily expeditions on both rivers.
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Bungy Jumping

AJ Hackett operates four bungy jumps in Queenstown, ranging from the ’original’ world’s first commercial bungy operation, Kawarau Bridge Bungy, at 43m (141ft.) high to the Nevis Highwire Bungy, which at 143m (440ft.) is one of the highest bungee jumps in the world.
Jet Boating

Jet Boating

For the ultimate in thrills and spills, try speeding down the Shotover River in a jet boat, inches away from the rocky canyon walls. Shotover Jet has been providing heart stopping adventure since the 70’s, for more than three million brave souls.
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Canyon Swing

Step off the edge of a cliff 109m / 360ft above the Shotover River on the world’s highest swing – the Shotover Canyon Swing. With 10 different jump styles there’s a level of thrill to suit everyone.
Luging

Luging

Test out your driving skills around the hairpin bends of the Skyline Luge as you hurtle 800m (2,624ft.) downhill. It operates from 9 am to dusk and tickets are available from the Skyline Gondola terminals.
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Lake Cruises

For something a little more leisurely, discover Queenstown on one of the many cruises that ply Lake Wakatipu. Queenstown Fishing Charters offer a variety of cruise options from fishing to different functions.
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Kiwi Birdlife Park

Located in the middle of busy Queenstown, this wildlife sanctuary is an oasis of calm. Star attractions include the iconic kiwi bird and the tuatara, a unique 200-million-year-old reptile species which has a ‘third eye’ on the top of its head.
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Walks and Trails

Queenstown is perfect for ramblers boasting excellent walking tracks, ranging from the tough Ben Lomond Summit Track to the easy Frankton Arm Walkway along Lake Wakatipu’s shoreline. Contact the Department of Conservation Information Centre for details.
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