Queenstown Nature Tours

Queenstown has a number of fantastic nature tours that introduce you to the natural fauna and flora of the Queenstown region.

Queenstown is not just a location for adrenaline adventure – there are also a number of eco-tourism and wildlife attractions in the area.

  • Get back to nature on a horse trek – there are a number of horse trekking operations in the Queenstown area, catering for absolute beginners to seasoned horse riders.
  • Visit a real life New Zealand farm – the Walter Peak High Country Farm boat cruise mixes a stunning lake cruise with a tour of the farm and its wooly inhabitants.
  • Learn about New Zealand Birdlife – get up close with some of New Zealand’s most iconic bird species (including the Kiwi!) at the Kiwi Birdlife Park.
  • Combine adrenaline and eco-tourism - visit Ziptrek Ecotours – a unique eco-tour high above the forest canopy!

In addition, you will find an array of hiking, watersports and mountain biking in Queenstown, with plenty of opportunities to explore the un-spoilt natural environment.

Queenstown is also the gateway to the Fiordland National Park and the pristine Te Wahipounamu World Heritage Area – recognised for its “superlative natural phenomena”.

For more information on nature tours and eco-tours in Queenstown, visit the Destination Queenstown website.