Shotover Jet Queenstown Gorge Rd, Arthurs Point New ZealandPhone: (03) 442 8570Distance: 3.96 mi
Get on the Shotover Jet if you want to ride in a jet boat over the Shotover River. People have been taking thrilling rides on it since 1970, and it is your turn now. This is the only company that can take you on a 85kph ride through the Shotover River Canyons. You should have no problem getting there, since there is a shuttle that transports passengers from Queenstown to the base of the river. If riding one of the boats is too much for you, there re plenty of places where you can sit and watch others enjoy it.
Crn of Camp and Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New ZealandPhone: (03) 442 4007Distance: 0.81 mi
If you've ever wondered who came up with the zany idea of leaping off high peaks using a dangling piece of rope to break your fall, you've come to the right place.
In 1998, AJ Hackett Bungy started this insane activity in New Zealand, Queenstown. More than two decades later, the world has embraced this pioneering adrenalin rush. AJ Hackett Bungy still runs the show, branching out across the country and giving new meaning to the words 'what the?' with variations like the Nevis Bungy, Ledge Bungy, Nevis Swing and Ledge Swing.
An extremely popular destination for adventure seekers and scenery lovers, Queenstown is on the shores of Lake Wakatipu within spitting distance of the aptly named Remarkables mountain range. Having played a role in movies from the Lord of the Rings to the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Queenstown offers real life adrenalin rushes like bungee jumping and sky diving in abundance. One of New Zealand’s most beautiful places, Queenstown is best enjoyed at full force, diving into the intense party scene, nature and adventure that it has to offer.
35 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New ZealandPhone: 0800 376 796Distance: 0.94 mi
Adrenaline junkies in and around Queenstown, New Zealand, look no further! Nzone Skydive offers solo skydiving, tandem skydiving, and even freefall experiences for anyone looking for a thrill. Nzone Skydive Queenstown is conveniently located in the middle of the city. They have been in business for over 20 years, and offers classes for beginners who wish to jump on their own. Tandem jumps allow you to experience skydiving without the commitment of classes. Jumps take place in the pastoral countryside. But don't let the peaceful settings fool you. Jumping from an airplane at 9,000 feet or more will give you the rush you will never forget.