AJ Hackett is where it all began, the adrenalin rush of falling off a ramp or bridge secured only by an elastic cord tied around your ankles. Choose from the original 43m bungy jump bridge or brave the odds and jump from the phenomenal Nevis platform suspended 134m above the canyon floor.
Take the ultimate plunge, leap out and go from 0 to 200 km/hr in 12 seconds, and fall to the earth for about 50 seconds before your parachute opens and you glide on the wind surrounded by breathtaking lake and country views against the backdrop of the majestic Remarkables.
AJ Hackett also offers the world’s highest swing, across a 70m long suspension bridge. With a starting point 160m high, 70m freefall and speeds of up to 200km/hr in a 300m arc this thrill ride is guaranteed to make you forget everything else. If that sounds like a bit too much, try the Shotover Canyon Swing. At only 109m high, the experience is all about you: choose your jump style and they allow you time to get the courage to jump, or not. No pressure, just fun.Ziptrek
Ziptrek Ecotours is a spectacular and exhilarating flying fox eco-adventure through the forest canopy high above Queenstown, on Skyline Gondola hill. Tours are either 4 lines or extend your adventure to complete all 6 lines available.
Take an exhilarating Tandem Paragliding flight from the top of the Skyline Gondola. An adrenalized flying trip or a relaxed sightseeing tour – it’s your choice.
Soar gracefully over the spectacular scenery of the Arrow Basin, Remarkables and distant view of Lake Wakatipu. Takeoff site and departure are weather dependent and will be confirmed 30 minutes before takeoff.
A unique breathtaking ride through the iconic and dramatic narrow canyons of the Shotover River, with full 360 degree spins!
With a choice of white water rafting on either the Shotover or Kawarau Rivers, the experience is suitable for all levels of rafters. There’s also an opportunity to catch your breath, enjoy the scenery, learn of the river’s gold mining history and raft through tunnels and Lord of the Rings locations.
Only minutes from the lodge, descend into the canyon, plunge into pools, cascade down chutes, fly along zip lines, abseil waterfalls and swim narrow passageways. No experience is required for this unique aquatic adventure.