Travel deep into Middle Earth and visit the landscape that inspired Peter Jackson's film locations for The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit. Local Kiwi guides complement this family operated business, making for a true New Zealand experience. Small personalised groups, a picnic to satisfy a…
tours » lord of the rings tours
…and the Queenstown region. Based in Glenorchy, NZ - the real "Middle Earth", a 45 minute lakeside drive from Queenstown. For an even more exclusive skiing experience, why not try a day of heli-skiing in untouched alpine terrain. Heli Glenorchy offers boutique heli-skiing in the spectacular…
attractions and activities » adventure » heli activities
For over 20 years, Dart Stables has been offering visitors to the area the opportunity of exploring Glenorchy and Paradise. Dart has gained a well-earned reputation for providing memorable horse riding in this stunning part of New Zealand. Riding through Lord of the Rings country is an experience…
attractions and activities » adventure » horse riding and treks
…has been made for your comfort on our New Zealand roads. Two great tour options. In the morning discover The Old Gold Trail in Central Otago. In the afternoon visit the paradise of Glenorchy with the best scenery in the world. Locally owned and operated, our staff are all Kiwis with local knowledge.
tours » 4 wheel drive and off road tours
Discover the most dramatic landscape you can skydive over! Located a stunning 45 minute drive from Queenstown, we have small personalised groups and awesome staff. You will be skydiving over Lord of the Rings locations, a World Heritage area and Fiordland National Park with views of Mitre Peak in…
attractions and activities » adventure » skydiving
…exhilarating wilderness Jet Boating. Choose between Wilderness Jet and Funyak tours and discover NZ's heart. Join us and travel the beautiful lakeside drive to Glenorchy and into the pristine Dart River valley, travelling by locations used in the Lord of the Rings movies to illustrate Middle Earth.
attractions and activities » adventure » jet boating and jet skiing
…Lake Wakatipu's hidden gem - Mt Nicholas. Sit back, relax and enjoy the spectacular scenery of The Remarkables mountain range and up the lake towards Glenorchy township. Take panoramic photos from our open top viewing deck accompanied by a lively and informative commentary from your skipper.
attractions and activities » boats, sailing and charters » river cruising
…cycling trip experiencing the best that Queenstown has to offer. Enjoy a Spirit of Queenstown cruise to Mt Nicholas High Country Farm, stopping at Bob's Cove to view flora and fauna up close and spectacular views towards Glenorchy, Mt Earnslaw, the Southern Alps and The Remarkables mountain range.
attractions and activities » mountain biking and cycling
…local guide Del. Offering half, single and multi-day tours in a luxury vehicle exclusive to your group. Explore this magical area with a tour to Glenorchy, Skippers Canyon, a High-Country farm or Central Otago. If you are feeling more adventurous, tag along with Del in your own or a rented vehicle.
attractions and activities » adventure » 4wd, offroad and rally
8 rooms, including 3 ensuite, and 1 full kitchen unit makes Glenorchy Lodge the ideal place to stay when tramping, jet boating, horse riding, fishing, hunting or just relaxing in the area.
accommodation » hotels