Essential Queenstown

Nomad Safaris and Shotover Jet have combined to create the Essential Queenstown experience - an action filled 3-hour tour combining two of Queenstown’s premier activities. Featuring the Shotover & Arrow Rivers, great guides & Queenstown's scenery.


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The trip features the full Shotover Jet experience - a unique breathtaking ride through dramatic and narrow canyons, and hold on tight for Queenstown’s only exhilarating full 360 spins.

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Next you climb on board for a custom Nomad Safaris 4WD off road tour in the New Zealand backcountry in their specialised 4x4 vehicles.

With Nomad Safaris you will explore the abandoned gold mining area of the Arrow River and film locations used in ’Lord of the Rings’.

Travel the rugged road and experience true off roading as you explore the pioneer trails guided by the professional adventurers.

Morning and afternoon tea and gold panning is included.


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Physical address

Essential Queenstown, Info&Track/Snow, 37 Shotover Street, Central Queenstown, Queenstown, 9300, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
7am-9pm, 7 days
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to town:

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $249.00
(14 year(s) and under)
Further pricing information:
Children must be a minimum of 1 metre high to be able to ride in the 'Jet Boat'. Rate is valid from 01.10.2016 - 30.09.2017

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