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Glenorchy & Paradise Half-Day Explorer provided by Altitude Tours

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Glenorchy & Paradise Half-Day Explorer

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Updated 20/08/02 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20/08/02 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
The scenic wonders along Glenorchy-Queenstown Road are best navigated by a professional driver. Travel in style by luxury Mercedes van equipped with Wi-Fi and a Spotify playlist on board. With a passenger limit of 14, this small-group tour makes it easy. Outdoor enthusiasts and LOTR fans alike will find plenty of awe-inspiring sights in Glenorchy and the aptly named town of Paradise.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    The Station - Home of Shotover Jet in Queenstown
    Corner of Shotover & Camp Streets, 25 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
    Station Information Center
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  • 1
    Glenorchy-Queenstown Road
    Stop: 45 minutes
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  • 2
    Glenorchy Wharf
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 3
    Glenorchy-Paradise Road
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    The Station - Home of Shotover Jet in Queenstown
    Corner of Shotover & Camp Streets, 25 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
    Station Information Center
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Visit Glenorchy, nestled on the northern shores of Lake Wakatipu
  • Explore the rustic town of Paradise with a guide
  • Scenic roads include native beech forest and lookout points
  • Pickup and drop-off provided from central Queenstown
Important Information
Departure Point
The Station - Home of Shotover Jet in Queenstown, Corner of Shotover & Camp Streets, 25 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Bottled water
  • Kiwi morning or afternoon tea
  • Live commentary on board
  • Professional guide
  • Complimentary central Queenstown transfers
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • On board Kiwi music (download our Spotify playlist!)
  • Complimentary NZ Greenstone
  • Maori storytelling and history
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Minimum numbers of 2 apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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eamonn211 wrote a review Yesterday
Christchurch, New Zealand5 contributions
Beau was a fantastic knowledgeable tour guide. It was a bit cloudy for our trip so we couldn't see the mountains too well. Beau more than made up for that with his entertaining descriptions and adding to the trip by taking us to the start of the Routeburn track. The vehicle
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Jason C wrote a review 25 Oct
New Zealand4 contributions
Thanks to our driver and guide Beau who made a great experience even better by taking us into Mt Aspiring National Park to the beginning of the Routeburn track. Wow. Just brilliant. Interesting well delivered commentary, combined with safe driving. Well paced tour in a very
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Nora K wrote a review 25 Oct
Palmerston North, New Zealand14 contributions5 helpful votes
Megan was a very attentive, knowledgeable and enthusiastic tour guide. Grandeur of the landscape on a beautiful sunny day was simply outstanding. Especially enjoyed the background information of Lord of the Rings and other movie locations and the re-enactment of the Mainland
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Andres G wrote a review 20 Oct
Auckland, New Zealand13 contributions2 helpful votes
I took the Glenorchy and Paradise Explorer tour with Altitude Tours, along with my wife, and I highly recommend it. It rained heavily the day we were supposed to go, and they offered to move the date, free of cost and with no hassle. We took the tour 2 days after with Andy,
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from altitudetours, Front Office Manager at Glenorchy & Paradise Half-Day Explorer
Responded 3 days ago
We're really happy to hear you enjoyed the tour with us and that we were able to reschedule you to a day with better weather! Thank you so much for leaving a great review!
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Jaimee Byrne wrote a review 04 Oct
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If you think the views in Queenstown are pretty, this is a level up. Perfect whether you’re a Lord of the Rings fan or not. Our tour guide Meg was super savvy and passionate about the area, and Lord of the Rings of course. We stopped for a picnic and got golden kiwi fruit and
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from altitudetours, Front Office Manager at Glenorchy & Paradise Half-Day Explorer
Responded 3 weeks ago
We're so happy to hear you enjoyed the tour with Megan and she provided an awesome experience for you! Thank you so much for leaving a great review!
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  • Duration: 4h
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