Queenstown, also known as the adventure capital of the world, is an action-packed hub bursting with excitement amidst beautiful mountain ranges. Nestled on the shores of Lake Wakatipu and home to a backdrop of the Southern Alps, it's the ultimate picture perfect location.
Adrenaline junkies couldn't ask for more in this energetic and vibrant town, the activities are simply endless. You can skydive, jet boat on the Dart and Shotover Rivers, bungee jump off the Kawarau Gorge Suspension Bridge, snowboard and ski on the slopes of the Remarkables and Coronet Peak and take on the luge to name just a few!
Backpackers World specialises in incredible deals on all things adrenaline in Queenstown! So book today and find out what all the fuss is about.
World famous as the ultimate jet boat experience, Shotover Jet has thrilled over 3 million people since 1970, and now it’s your turn! Take a unique breathtaking ride through dramatic and narrow canyons, and hold on tight for Queenstown’s only exhilarating full 360 spins.
Skippers Canyon Jet is an action packed day, allowing you not only a thrilling jet boat ride through narrow canyons on the Shotover river, but also a white-knuckled gripping bus ride along cliff faces with a guided tour of Skippers Canyon, making for the ultimate half day adventure! Departing daily from Queenstown, you don't want to miss out on a Skippers Canyon exhilarating Jet Boat ride!
It takes a certain kind of adrenaline seeker to jump from an aircraft into thin air from 15,000ft. Harnessed to an experienced qualified jumpmaster, you'll take a deep breath as your step out of that aircraft door and for some 60 seconds you plummet toward the ground at 200kph. Experience the adrenaline rush of a lifetime followed by world class views of glacier lakes and canyons all to land safely in a grass field surrounded by snow capped mountains!
The Funyak trip is truly unique – it’s the only experience of its type in the Queenstown region and is the most fun way to explore and experience every aspect of this amazing area. Combine some adrenaline pumping fun with awesome sightseeing experiences!