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  1. New Zealand
  2. Otago
  3. Queenstown
  4. Lake Wakatipu

Glenorchy & Paradise Scenic Half-Day Tour from Queenstown

Product ID: 172707
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A visit to Queenstown isn't complete without a scenic drive up to Glenorchy and Paradise. Set foot upon famous movie locations from Lord of the Rings, The Chronicles of Narnia and Wolverine. Experience the magic!
About this activity
Duration: 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Audio guide/headphones
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Learn about Maori History and famous movie locations
  • Enjoy a Kiwi-focused morning and afternoon tea
  • Visit Paradise, the township of Glenorchy, Diamond Lake and more
  • Drive along one of the top 10 most scenic roads in the world
Full description
Glenorchy is nestled on the northern shores of Lake Wakatipu and is the home to what many say is New Zealand's best hidden scenery, and not to mention Middle Earth magic. Start the tour off with pick-up from Central Queenstown and travel in style in a luxury Mercedes Sprinter van on one of the top 10 most scenic roads in the world to Glenorchy.

This rustic town is a true outdoor enthusiast's paradise. Set against a background of native beech forest and towering mountain ranges, Glenorchy’s surrounds are nothing short of awe-inspiring. Whether you’re a Lord of the Rings fan or just want to check out the stunning scenery Glenorchy has to offer, this tour is not to be missed.
  • Morning and afternoon tea
  • Special gift to take home from New Zealand
  • Bottled water
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Central Queenstown transfer
  • Dress in LOTR costumes
  • Fun onboard videos
  • Kiwi Music (download Spotify playlist)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The Station Information Centre on the corner of Shotover Street & Camp Street

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Important information
Know before you go
Some locations may be muddy, so wear proper shoes to allow for this.
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4.9 / 5
based on 26 reviews
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Altitude Tours

Product ID: 172707