Four Wheel Driving in Glenorchy, South Island, Otago New Zealand

4WD access only
Glenorchy is a small settlement, situated in Otago region, in the South Island, New Zealand. It lies on the northern side of Lake Wakatipu and is surrounded by Richardson and Humboltd Ranges.

It is located at 44 km/27 mi from Queenstown (a breathtaking, scenic drive) and consists the gateway to Fiordland and Mount Aspiring National Parks. Glenorchy and the surrounding area was the setting for the legendary films Lord of the Rings and X-Men Origins.

Grasp the opportunity to explore the wider area of Glenorchy in an organized four-wheel driving tour. Discover the ancient forests and rivers of Mount Aspiring National Park, explore the glacier formed valleys, admire the wild landscape, cross creeks and streams with the vehicle and travel to areas you can access only through 4WD roads.

Note: Operators (based in Glenorchy and Queenstown) offer a variety of 4WD tours and will pick you up from your hotel.