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- 6 amazing ziplines including the world's steepest
- Relaxing 20 minute downhill walk through native beech forest
- 12 aerial tree top platforms
- Longest zipline distance: 300m (984 ft)
- Full body harness and helmet
- Access to the highest treehouse which is 8 storeys high - that's over 25m (82 ft)
Queenstown Ziplining Adventure - Kea TourZoom through the air on six breathtaking tree-to-tree ziplines through Queenstown on one of New Zealand's best tours
- The Skyline Gondola ticket
What to Expect
Descend 30 storeys at speeds of up to 70kph on the world's steepest tree-to-tree zipline.
Longer and faster than other ziplining tours, this stunning guided journey through native beech forest compromises six amazing ziplines, finishing you right back in town on a total high.
You'll journey through ancient native beech forest on six breathtaking tree-to-tree ziplines, all of which offer outstanding alpine vistas. You'll return to the bottom of gondola hill on a complete high!
The Kea tour is suitable for everyone - although it is perfect for those seeking a higher adrenaline factor. Families with older children, honeymooners, and outdoor/nature enthusiasts rejoice on this spectacular, fun and educational zipline eco-adventure.
Travel through the forest canopy high above Queenstown, on Skyline Gondola hill. Here, you can take in stunning views of the surrounding lakes and mountains while learning about the local environment and having heaps of fun along the way.
Buckle up and experience an adrenaline rush like no other because the ziplines are entirely gravity fed, meaning guests don't have to worry about controlling their own speed. During the ride, two tour guides will accompany each and every guest, one guide to connect on the launch platform, and the other guide to disconnect on the landing platform.
The knowledgeable guides will take care of everything technical, meaning you can sit back, relax and enjoy the ride. They will inform you about the surrounding environment on both a local and global scale and offer sustainable education in a receptive and engaging manner. You'll learn how the supplier strives to operate in an environmentally friendly way, and you'll be provided with tips on how you can do your bit too.
Upon check-in, you'll meet your guides at the 'Ziptrek Guest Services Treehouse', located 100 metres to the left of the Gondola upper terminal. You will then be fitted with a climbing harness and helmet, and ready to rock 'n' roll!
Departure times are 10:20am and 1.20pm. Due to the ongoing effects of Covid-19, these departure times are subject to change. Tour times will be confirmed upon booking.
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Frequently Asked Questions
The minimum age to participate in a Ziptrek tour is 6 years of age.
The minimum weight limit to participate in a Ziptrek Ecotour is 30kg (65lbs)
The maximum weight of a guest is 125kg (275lbs)
Children (6-14yrs) must be accompanied on tour by a parent of guardian (someone at least 15 years of age).
Yes, if you have a camera or small video recording device you can bring it with you. We recommend they have a wrist or neck strap so that you can attach it to yourself when zipping.
As it is a few degrees cooler in the forest, we recommend that you dress with warm layers and for the conditions of the day. During the winter months, gloves, hats and warm coats are recommended. Closed toe footwear is essential on both tours. If you have a camera or small video recording device you can bring it with you.
We are situated 450m above Queenstown on Bob's Peak, providing some stunning vistas. Our Guest Services Treehouse is located 100 meters to the left of the Skyline Gondola upper terminal, just past the helipad. You can reach us via the Gondola (allow 40-60 minutes from Queenstown & 90 minutes during busy periods such as Christmas, New Year, Chinese New Year and school holidays.), or walking up the Tiki Trail (allow 60-90 minutes).
Tours run in all weather conditions. Keep in mind you are entering a mixed alpine forest and whilst it does rain or snow, you are provided with some level of shelter through the tree canopy. There is also limited supply of wet weather jackets, hats and gloves, if required.
Minimum age: 6 years
Minimum weight: 30kg (65lbs)
Maximum weight: 125kg (275lbs)
The supplier is an outdoor adventure activity and operates in all weather conditions and sheltered platforms minimise exposure to the elements
Tours include stair climbing and trail walking. Guests must be able to walk unassisted
Guests are required to wear sensible closed toed footwear and wear extra layers as it is cooler in the forest canopy
Ages 6 years old and up (Please advise at time of booking if your child is under 30kg/65lbs as they may be required to go tandem with our experienced guides)Minimum weight limit of 30kg (66lbs on the Kea Tour)
Guest must be a minimum of 15 years old to zip without a guardian
All minors (18 years and under) require a guardian signature on their waiver
We encourage you to leave your personal belongings behind as you may be unable to take a backpack or handbag on tour with you
Please note that the bookings are processed manually and please chat to us before making the booking or you can book with us and your booking is confirmed only once confirmed by the tour operator.
All guests must complete the Participation Consent Form, which MUST be completed prior to arrival. This can be emailed to you, or can be pre-completed at www.ziptrek.co.nz/waiver
Cancellations that are made outside of the 24 hour cancellation policy are subject to a refund of the total package price.
Cancellations made within 24 hours prior to tour departure, or 'no shows' will be charged full tour price.
Please check your booking information carefully to ensure that all information is correct and that you arrive at the Treehouse at your scheduled check-in time.
A re-scheduling fee will be charged if change is made within 24 hours of original tour time.
The supplier reserves the right to cancel tours due to inclement weather, foreseeable hazards, insufficient bookings, or events beyond our control. In these events, full refunds will be made or alternative dates offered.
The cancellation policy remains the same during COVID19. However, in the event you feel sick prior to your tour, please contact the supplier immediately to reschedule your booking at no charge in the first instance or cancel at no charge if no alternative option is available.
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