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Our most recommended Queenstown Rainy-day Activities

Queenstown: Fear Factory Haunted House Admission Ticket

1. Queenstown: Fear Factory Haunted House Admission Ticket

Brave the terror that lies within the haunted hallways of the Old Lockhart Hotel. Make your way through the rooms packed with live actors and impressive special effects.  Be terrified with your group and see who can last the longest! If you decide you’ve had enough, scream ‘I Chicken Out’ and be added to the ever-growing Chicken Counter, which has more than 20,000 people listed.

Queenstown: Time Tripper Underwater Experience

2. Queenstown: Time Tripper Underwater Experience

Take the stairs down under Lake Wakatipu and travel back to the beginning of time. Time Tripper is a 14-minute state-of-the-art animated show that takes you back 90 million years ago to what Queenstown was like all those years ago. Your time-travel pilot will guide you through the time of the dinosaurs, taking you back to when New Zealand was formed and flying you deep into the earth to when the Southern Alps were created. Ending in present-day Queenstown, you'll then experience activities all from the comfort of your seat. Following your informative session, you'll enjoy 10-15 minutes of underwater viewing during which you can see the famous diving ducks, slinky eels, and trout that lie beneath. This approximately 30-minute activity is Queenstown’s only underwater experience, blasting off every half hour from the Main Town Pier.

Queenstown: Indoor Putt 'n' Glow Mini Golf

3. Queenstown: Indoor Putt 'n' Glow Mini Golf

Compete against friends or putt solo at this immersive and stimulating indoor mini-golf in Queenstown. There is no time limit so take your time and move at your own pace. Play as many rounds as you like. Have a tonne of fun on this multi-colored glow-in-the-dark course of 9 holes, boasting iconic Queenstown themes ranging from a tribute to the giant of Wakatipu Lake, Queenstown's alpine ski fields, and a big juicy burger. Get your glow on as you dress up in florescent attire, tackle obstacles including spinning challenges, and put your golfing skills to the test to become a mini-golf champion. Perfect for all ages and team-building events. Enjoy a small escape challenge at the end of the course to test your mind.

Queenstown: Private 12D Motion Theatre Entry Tickets

4. Queenstown: Private 12D Motion Theatre Entry Tickets

Stimulate your senses with this unique movie journey that is designed to fully immerse you! Experience action-packed fun on our jaw-dropping 3D movies, combined with a powerful surround sound system and “active motion” luxury seats. With an incredible selection of over 80 rides to suit all ages and interests, we tailor each session to you in your own private theatre. Choose from thrilling roller coasters, cyber races, haunted houses, alien adventures or even take a visit to the land of the dinosaurs. Vortex is perfect for the young at heart and anyone looking for an unforgettable experience!

Queenstown: 30 Minute Laser Tag Game at Thrillzone

5. Queenstown: 30 Minute Laser Tag Game at Thrillzone

Enjoy a thrilling game of Laser Tag on a 360° Battleground that has been professionally and strategically designed to give you the most intense experience possible during your game at Thrillzone, located in the center of Queenstown  Experience design features from traditional speedball arenas in order to simulate the superior adrenaline rush of close-quarters combat. Forget wasting your time by tracking down and stalking your targets, wired headbands, and vests, plastic guns, and sci-fi sounds-  the arena throws you right in the action. Take advantage of the indoor arena that is not affected by the weather, so you can play anytime. There are several game modes you can try out and the 360° Battleground is multi-functional.

Queenstown: 30-Minute Bazooka Ball Activity

6. Queenstown: 30-Minute Bazooka Ball Activity

Experience all the entertainment of paintball in a completely different way, free from the pain and paint. Shoot from a specially designed gun and fire foam balls. Compete against your family and friends, dodge their bullets, and try to get the highest score at New Zealand's only bazooka ball arena.

Queenstown: Multiplayer Virtual Reality Game

7. Queenstown: Multiplayer Virtual Reality Game

Enter new worlds like never before with a virtual reality experience that allows you to physically run through virtual dimensions. Equipped with special shoes and a harness, sprint through the games as a team or compete against your friends and hear them in real-time. Find yourself in the middle of a massive zombie apocalypse, a tactical shooting mission against evil robots, or walking through a creepy haunted house.

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What people are saying about Queenstown

My 4 year old daughter absolutely loved the whole experience, from the amazing surround cinema to the eels, ducks etc surrounding the underwater building. Thanks for a fun time.

This was one of the highlights of our trip, such an awesome show and great price we will definitely be coming back.

The boys were mesmerised! We loved it!! Could go back again and again!! Thank you!

Time Tripper was awesome. Well worth it and more than I expected.

it's a fun and scary experience me n my friend loved it