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Hot Air Ballooning in Queenstown, South Island, Otago New Zealand

Flights:
All-year round
Flight duration:
Four hours
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.

Grasp the opportunity to explore the wild beauty of the area around Queenstown in an organized ballooning adventure. Enjoy for approximately four hours panoramic views up in the air of the beautiful but fierce Kawarau and Shotover Rivers underneath the Ramarkables range, the legendary Wakatipu and Hayes Lakes, Coronet Peak, part of the magnificent Southern Alps and the wild beauty of gorges and forests!

Note: All-year round flights. Closed-toes sport shoes required.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Invercargill
187 km / 116.2 mi, 2 hrs 14 mins
Follow State Highway 1 and continue onto State Highway 6.
BY CAR FROM Dunedin
282 km / 175.2 mi, 3 hrs 24 mins
Follow State Highway 1 and continue onto State Highway 8.
BY CAR FROM Milford Sound National Park
268 km / 166.5 mi, 3 hrs 6 mins
Follow State Highway 94 and continue onto State Highway 6.
BY AIR
Queenstown International Airport,
10 km / 6.2 mi from the center of the town

Schools

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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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