Whether you are looking for adventure zip rides, speed jet boat rides, serene cruise rides, downhill bike rides, joy luge rides, thrilling skiing experiences, or fun indoor activities, Queenstown is the one-stop destination to enjoy it all! Above all, all these thrilling experiences are curated for kids and adults alike, so you and your little daredevils can feel the thrill without having to worry about safety.
Imagine swishing through a 130 m line at a speed of 60k’s an hour? Kawaru zip ride is an ideal place for you and your daredevil kids to go wild with excitement. There are three zip lines altogether and you and your kids can opt to go single or tandem. However, if you are kids are only 8 or 9 years of age, they must only ride the tandem and must be accompanied by you. So, why wait? Brace yourself to soar up from the Kawarau Bungy centre and swiftly fly past the surrounding greenery! Do not forget to bask in the scenic views as you scream along the ride!
Fun in the water
With Queenstown hosting the world’s first commercial jet boat tour, what better way to explore this beautiful hinterland than hopping on board a jetboat with you and your kids? Be it white water rides, wilderness jet experiences, wine tasting tours, or clay bird shooting tours, you and your kids are spoilt for choice when it comes to selecting an adventure jet ride. What’s more? If you and your kids are not fans of speed boat rides, there is always the famous TSS Earnslaw, to enjoy a serene cruise ride along Lake Wakapitu.
Sky Rides with views
A family expedition to Queenstown is not complete without a visit to the Skyline, Queenstown! Not only is this adventure centre, a magnet for killer views of Coronet Peak and shrouded mountain ranges, but there is also ample thrill rides waiting to be tried! Here you and your kids can enjoy Skyline luge rides that traverse across banked corners and tunnels along an 800m line, downhill mountain bike rides that allow for scenic views plus fresh breeze, and many more! The thrilling sporting centre is also within easy reach of Oaks, Queenstown club suites, better known as the best ski resort in Queenstown. So if you choose to stay in this magnificent resort, you can conveniently round off your experience with a drive to the Coronet Peak ski field.
Thrilling indoor activities
Did the weather put a damper on your plans? There is nothing to mope about! Queenstown is packed with a myriad of thrilling indoor activities to keep you and your kids busy throughout the day! Choose from a range of fun indoor activities like wall climbing, bouldering, paintballing, indoor sky diving, and visits to haunted houses, and your kids will be giggling with joy!