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Ranked #1 of 8 attractions in Glenorchy
Category: Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Discover the Paradise Valley dwarfed by Mount Earnslaw, in the heart of Middle Earth 4WD to 1680 feet above sea level on... more » Owner description: Discover the Paradise Valley dwarfed by Mount Earnslaw, in the heart of Middle Earth 4WD to 1680 feet above sea level on Mount Alfred and soak in the views over Diamond Lake and the Dart River Valley. Mount Earnslaw Station is an Organic Certified sheep and beef cattle farm set in this unique scenic environment. Small groups experience this unique property with exclusive excess, LOTR movie location sights included. « less
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Ranked #2 of 8 attractions in Glenorchy
Category: Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Rippled Earth kayaks operates kayaking tours on the conservation reserves Pig and Pigeon islands, we can meet you in... more » Owner description: Rippled Earth kayaks operates kayaking tours on the conservation reserves Pig and Pigeon islands, we can meet you in Glenorchy or pick you up from Queenstown. We use Double Sea Kayaks produced and designed in New Zealand, very stable and comfortable. The Islands we go out to have been maintained as bird sanctuaries so we can paddle around the headlands and onto the various beach's with the sound of many NZ Native birds, it is the home of Weka, one of New Zealand's flightless birds along with tui, fantail, bellbird and wood pigeon.With a spectacular backdrop of the Southwest New Zealand World Heritage Area these islands are a paddlers paradise « less
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Ranked #3 of 8 attractions in Glenorchy
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Ranked #4 of 8 attractions in Glenorchy
Category: Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Enjoy a guided walk on the magnificent Routeburn Track or take a scenic 4WD tour and experience breathtaking scenery that... more » Owner description: Enjoy a guided walk on the magnificent Routeburn Track or take a scenic 4WD tour and experience breathtaking scenery that inspired Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings Trilogy and The Hobbit. Our privately-guided tours showcase the sheer beauty of an untouched paradise. Journey to the Mt Aspiring World Heritage area and experience diverse landscapes of ancient beech forests, braided rivers and glacier-carved valleys. Our professional local guide will provide an informative commentary about the district and its history throughout the tour. « less
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Ranked #5 of 8 attractions in Glenorchy
Category: Horseback Riding Stables; Sports
Owner description: High Country Horses operates from a farm 15 mins from Glenorchy at the top of Lake Wakatipu. We are surround by the Humbolt... more » Owner description: High Country Horses operates from a farm 15 mins from Glenorchy at the top of Lake Wakatipu. We are surround by the Humbolt and Richardson ranges of Mountains and are nested at the base of Mount Alfred. The only Horse riding that is owned and operated by True New Zealanders. Offering local knowledge and Lord of the Rings locations. Young children can enjoy and feed our farm animals or take a ride on our carriage. Activities for all to enjoy. « less
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Ranked #6 of 8 attractions in Glenorchy
Owner description: This cafe is situated in the middle of paradise. Surrounded by mountains and wild life and movie scenery. Gallery and cafe... more » Owner description: This cafe is situated in the middle of paradise. Surrounded by mountains and wild life and movie scenery. Gallery and cafe for nz made gifts, LOTR Hobbit memorabilia, meals, coffee, tea, tour bookings, arty classes, books, postcards. « less
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Ranked #7 of 8 attractions in Glenorchy
Owner description: Share precious time with us and experience the vibrant soul of the mountain paradise we call our home. We can offer a... more » Owner description: Share precious time with us and experience the vibrant soul of the mountain paradise we call our home. We can offer a selection of walks depending upon your fitness and inclination. Choose from leisurely stroll into majestic beech forests full of native flora and fauna - maybe a journey into a past era to experience the hardship that our gold and scheelite mining forefathers encountered amidst stunning mountain views. Or an easy walk into a bush surrounded lake with a beautiful mountain backdrop. Enjoy the privilege to have your very own experienced, enthusiastic guide, who is a keen tramper, Search & Rescue Dog handler and has a strong interest in local history, fauna and flora, ecology and conservation. « less
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Owner description: Wildlight Aotearoa NZ has created an open door to New Zealand's scenic beauty. Operating out of beautiful Queenstown,... more » Owner description: Wildlight Aotearoa NZ has created an open door to New Zealand's scenic beauty. Operating out of beautiful Queenstown, Glenorchy & Wanaka, we provide you with the fantastic opportunity to immerse yourself in majestic landscapes, with or without camera at hand. We offer photo tours and day workshops as well as guided conservation walks throughout the Wakatipu Basin including Queenstown, Routeburn, Paradise, Rees Valley, Dart River, Paradise and Wanaka. « less
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