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Queenstown Customised Day Tours

Queenstown Customised Day Tours

With spectacular scenery at every turn, you don’t have to stray far from Queenstown to experience something special. 

This tour is fully customisable, and specific to your tastes, whether it be wine, photography, movie locations, local history, or sightseeing. We can venture further afield to destinations like Glenorchy, Haast Pass, Milford Sound, Mt Cook and Central Otago or stay closer to home and visit a variety of sights and intimate destinations. 

You can choose a half or full-day experience and of course, every private tour includes pick-up and drop-off from your accommodation or Queenstown airport, depending on your travel plans. 

Trust us to create a bespoke tour that surpasses your expectations, and embark on a remarkable adventure that will leave you with cherished memories for years to come.

Sample itinerary for a full-day tour

Catch glimpses of the captivating Shotover River Gorge as you make your way to the Coronet Peak lookout. See the Wakatipu Basin and Skippers Canyon unfold before your eyes from Skippers Saddle. 

Meander through to the pioneering settlement of Arrowtown, where the region’s gold-mining history is at its finest. The village is filled with galleries, shops, cafes and historic buildings. Visit the restored Chinese village, the Lakes District museum or enjoy a long lunch at one of the wonderful restaurants. 

Check out the world-famous Kawarau Bungy Bridge to photograph the spectacle of adrenalin seekers at their international Mecca or, for the daring, sample the thrill for yourself!

Visit Gibbston Valley, home to several world-famous wineries. When taking you to a winery our team will first check your preferences for wine varietals. Whatever your taste, we’ve got it covered. 

Visit the small town of Cromwell, including the Heritage Precinct, learn the history of the area and explore the boutique shops and cafes set along the shores of Lake Dunstan. Enjoy a gourmet wine experience or dine at one of Bannockburn’s world-class wineries. 

Enjoy a relaxing 40-minute lakeside drive beneath the foothills of the Pisa Range en route to beautiful Wanaka.  Explore the lakeside town of Wanaka, surrounded by majestic mountains and glistening lakes. Take a lakeside stroll and visit the famous Wanaka tree.

Return to Queenstown via the Cardrona Valley and Crown Range. You can enjoy a beverage at the iconic historical Cardrona Hotel or visit the Cardrona Distillery for an exclusive tour and a world-class whisky or gin tasting.  

On the way home, enjoy more views of the Wakatipu Basin before pausing to admire the gentle beauty of Lake Hayes and its fine-day mountain reflections.

Enquire about our customised tours below.

  • Simon was a top-notch guide. Friendly, organized and knowledgeable. He gave us a regional tour, plus two vineyard stops. Would use him again.
  • We did the Queenstown highlights tour. Steven, our guide was knowledgeable and friendly. We enjoyed the whole experience. Great value for money and we would highly recommend.
  • Do not hesitate to hire this company if you need to see Queenstown and the surrounding areas! Stephen our driver/guide spent two days with us teaching us so much about this beautiful country! He was prompt, He catered to our needs, was a wonderful, safe driver, and made us laugh! He was also so patient to put up with our endless questions and stories! If you’re lucky enough to get Stephen than you’re lucky enough! Thanks for an awesome two days!
  • We had Ian take us for a full day of sightseeing. He was warm, funny, an excellent driver and made sure we had a terrific day.
    Highly recommend!