Activities

Celebration Half Day

From engagements to birthdays and anniversaries, we have you entirely covered with an exclusive experience that you will never forget. Our private celebration tour is the perfect way to share an intimate experience with your nearest & dearest, chauffeured by one of our dedicated and discrete guides.
Embark upon an adventure filled with hidden gems.
Contact our booking team to discuss your requirements.

We Provide

Morning/ afternoon tea & champagne

Duration

4 hours

Season

All Year Round

Charter

Explore the Queenstown that you want to see in our extremely comfortable Land Rover Defenders. Our charter option is essentially a blank canvas! Super handy for guests that they have an abundance of points of interest to tick off on their Queenstown 'MUST-DO' list!
*Authentic Adventures do not offer self drive options.

We Provide

Morning/ afternoon tea & light refreshments.

Duration

4 hours

Season

All Year Round

Glenorchy Half Day

Each and every bend on this dramatic journey brings breathtaking views of nature at its finest! Glenorchy is a quaint, pristine and rustic town that is as down to earth as you will find in New Zealand (despite its popularity with Hollywood).
We will also venture through the stunning Rees valley to Paradise (a 300 acre historic property) which is particularly beautiful in spring/ summer with bursting buds, new lambs and fresh greenery.
Journeying back to Queenstown we will stop to smell the flowers & take in the views. The journey to Glenorchy is unforgettable.

We Provide

Morning/ afternoon tea & light refreshments

Duration

3.5-4 hours

Season

All Year Round

Nevis Full Day

We head out through the stunning valley of the vines- Gibbston, the Kawarau gorge and the beginning of the famous Central Otagos stone fruit area before arriving in Bannockburn- a surprising oasis of boutique vineyards, heritage sights and fantastic vistas... We will explore the Bannockburn slucings before heading off the beaten track to the exclusive Ben Nevis station for a high country experience followed by a true kiwi picnic on our way to historic Cromwell...
We return via the Cox family winery in Gibbston for a wine tasting before heading towards the charming village of Arrowtown for a spot of shopping. This trip offers special treats in each of the 4 distinct seasons...

We Provide

Morning tea, picnic lunch (option to upgrade to restaurant lunch), light refreshments & wine tasting

Duration

6 hours

Season

All Year Round

Skippers Canyon Half Day

This trip is the epitome of an Authentic Adventure- we delve straight into gold mining history and head completely off the beaten track! Skippers canyon offers an abundance of panoramic view points along the way. ​This canyon road was built in the 1880s during the gold rush era as the Shotover River turned out to be one of the richest gold bearing rivers in New Zealand.
We will visit heritage sites from the early settlers and cross the dramatic Skippers Canyon bridge followed by morning or afternoon tea immersed in nature.
This adventure promises outstanding natural beauty & a taste of life in times past...

We Provide

Morning/ afternoon tea & light refreshments

Duration

3.5 - 4 hours

Season

All Year Round

Wakatipu Half Day

Queenstown is surrounded by an abundance of beauty with fresh offerings each season... This compact half day adventure shares natural beauty, culture and heritage giving you a panoramic view of the greater Wakatipu Basin area.
​We visit Arthurs Point, Arrowtown, Lake Hayes and Gibbston with pit stops for nature walks, photo opportunities, a spot of shopping and wine or beer tasting...

We Provide

Morning/ afternoon tea, light refreshments & wine tasting.

Duration

4 hours

Season

All Year Round

Wanaka Full Day

Our full day loop trip takes you on an all encompassing Central Otago adventure. You will depart Queenstown through the world's' most southern wine region, passing Gibbston 'the valley of the vines' and Bannockburn for morning tea with an optional walk in the historic slucings. We will also pop into Cromwell to sample some local delights (seasonally dependant) before making our way to Wanaka for some breathtaking views and a unique lunch experience- Lake to Plate dining at Hook Wanaka.
We will depart Wanaka with the options of a winery or distillery visit before journeying through the spectacular Cardrona Valley and descending from the Crown Range (the highest main road in NZ) to Arrowtown off road.

We Provide

Morning tea, lunch, light refreshments & wine tasting OR distillery tour

Duration

6-7 hours

Season

All Year Round