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Snow Kiting in The Remarkables, Queenstown, Otago New Zealand

Open:
Late June-October
Snow kiting within the Resort:
No
Queenstown is considered by many sportsmen as the capital of extreme sports and adventure activities. It is situated in Otago region, in the South Island, New Zealand.

The town is surrounded by Lake Wakatipu and the awe-inspiring Southern Alps, with spectacular mountains such as the Remarkables, Cecil Peak and Ben Lomond. Queenstown and the surrounding area was the setting for the legendary films Lord of the Rings and X-Men Origins. Despite the mountainous landscape, the climate is considered to be oceanic, with warm summers and temperatures that can reach up to 30°C/86°F, and cold winters with frequent snowfalls.

For the snow kiting lovers, the Remarkables is one of the best places to visit. It is one of the biggest ski resorts near Queenstown, within 45 min drive to the Southwest. The site is open from late June to October and offers a great variety of facilities. Snow kiting is not permitted within the resort, but you can kite in the wider area outside the ski field, as well as in the Wye Valley accessible from Alta Chair. Enjoy the breathtaking alpine view!

Note: The terrain is addressed to advanced and expert snow kiters.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM From Queenstown to the Remarkables Ski Area
23.8 km (14.8 miles), 36 min
Follow State Highway 6A and continue onto State Highway 6.
BY CAR FROM Invercargill
187 km (116.2 miles), 2 hours 14 min
Follow State Highway 1 and continue onto State Highway 6.
BY CAR FROM Dunedin
282 km (175.2 miles), 3 hours 24 min
Follow State Highway 1 and continue onto State Highway 8.
BY CAR FROM Milford Sound National Park
268 km (166.5 miles), 3 hours 6 min
Follow State Highway 94 and continue onto State Highway 6.
BY AIR
Queenstown International Airport,
10 km/6.2 miles from the center of the town

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BOOKING REQUEST
Rafting & Outdoor activities, North Island
/ Kaituna River, New Zealand, North Island

Winter/Spring 2016-2017

Oceania/South America/Europe

January – NEW ZEALAND
River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Kaituna River.

Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.

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