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Our most recommended South Island Zip-Line Adventures

Nelson: Cable Bay Adventure Park Skywire Ticket

1. Nelson: Cable Bay Adventure Park Skywire Ticket

Enjoy convenient round-trip transfers through the Cable Bay Adventure Park in Nelson to the launch base. Experience the high-octane rush of soaring over the forest at speeds of up to 100 kilometers per an hour with this Skywire ticket.  Set 300 meters above the base café, your adventure starts with a 4 kilometer mini-bus journey up through the park to the launch platform of the Skywire. Be engaged as your guide shares facts and stories about the park and surrounding areas.  Get buckled in for the ride with up to 4 people that are seated side-by-side in individual racing-car style seats with 5 point protective harnesses. Move forward and backwards on the Skywire, with 800 meters of gravity-assisted freewheeling in each direction.  Take in 700 meters of scenic terrain in each direction, finish back at your starting point after nearly 10 minutes of this exciting experience. 

Queenstown: 3-Hour Zipline Adventure with 6-Lines

2. Queenstown: 3-Hour Zipline Adventure with 6-Lines

Take on a spectacular and exhilarating zipline eco-adventure through the native forest canopy. Make your way to the Skyline Gondola summit and meet your experienced guides. Harness up and feel the wind in your face as you glide down breath-taking ziplines. Traverse down the mountain tree-to-tree via twelve aerial, tree-top platforms, with the highest tree-house at 25-meters above the ground. Launch from deck to deck and your guides will be there to help you at every platform. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride. Admire the spectacular views of Lake Wakatipu and the remarkable mountain range as you zipline through the trees. Listen to light-hearted and interesting stories about local history, myths, and legends at each suspended tree-house. Walk downhill through the beech forest for 20-minutes with a guide to reach the finish, where you will ride the world's steepest tree-to-tree zipline, descending at speeds of up to 70kph.

Queenstown: 2-Hour Zipline Tour with 4-Lines

3. Queenstown: 2-Hour Zipline Tour with 4-Lines

The perfect starter to your adventure experience in Queenstown. Journey through native forest on four incredible ziplines with stunning views across Lake Wakatipu to the Remarkables mountain range. Make your way to the Skyline Gondola summit (gondola ticket is your own expense) to meet your experienced guides. Harness up and feel the wind in your face as you glide down the ziplines. The ziplines start low and slow and gradually build your confidence as they get progressively longer, higher and faster. Your experienced guides will launch and receive you at each tree deck, showing you fun tricks you can try. Enjoy their light-hearted, informative stories on local history, myths, legends, and ecological principals at each suspended tree-house.

Queenstown: 1-Hour Zipline Tour with 2-Lines & 21-Meter Drop

4. Queenstown: 1-Hour Zipline Tour with 2-Lines & 21-Meter Drop

Experience Queenstown in a whole new way. Whether you're seeking a heightened thrill level or short on time as its all done and dusted in just under an hour. Make your way to the Skyline Gondola summit (gondola ticket is your own expense) to meet your experienced guides. Harness up and feel the wind in your face as you glide down the ziplines. Find your wings and fly through the treetops on two breathtaking zip lines in Queenstown. Finish your adventure with a swooping and exhilarating 21-meter drop. Then, enjoy a scenic 10-minute uphill walk through Queenstown's iconic Tiki Trail.   Your experienced guides launch and receive you at each tree deck, so you are able to sit back, relax and enjoy the ride. Gaze at the spectacular views of Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkable mountain range as you hear light-hearted and interesting details on local history, myths, legends, and ecological principals at each suspended tree-house.

Queenstown: Wine Tour with Zip Line, Golf & Boat Options

5. Queenstown: Wine Tour with Zip Line, Golf & Boat Options

Discover Central Otago’s scenic wine country on this afternoon tour which includes a visit to 3 wineries around Queenstown and the Gibbston wine region. Take a stunning drive through the rugged Kawarau Gorge viewing the original AJ Hackett bungy bridge and enjoy panoramic views of Queenstown, Lake Wakatipu and The Remarkables. Take a tour through New Zealand’s largest wine cave, get to know the vineyard owners, enjoy a cheese and wine tasting and finish the day with a full glass of wine. After the tasting, choose a glass of wine and relax over a platter of local cheeses. Time permitting, you may also visit the Lord of the Rings filming site of Pillar of the Kings. Spend your morning with optional activities such as zip lining, golfing or boat tours, before you meet your guide at 1:30 PM to start your wine tour.

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What people are saying about South Island

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A fun adventure with a but of education thrown in aswell. Beautiful views, great for the family and people of all ages.

Was t lots of fun and very informative about the mountain and wildlife

Great guides, Sam and Emma, very welcoming, we had a great time!

Was awesome fun and the guides James and Charlie were excellent

Excelllent experience with friendly helpful guided