Poolburn & Serpentine - 4WD Expeditions

This full day expedition provides a wonderful opportunity to explore some of Central Otago’s best kept secrets, namely: historic Ophir township, Poolburn Dam, the Serpentine Road, one of New Zealand's most remote Churches and the Old Dunstan Road.


$399.00 - $450.00


From Queenstown we head to Central Otago, stopping at the historic Clyde township for a quick stroll and morning tea and then on to Ophir. Ophir, originally known as Blacks, was a thriving gold mining town built on the back 1863 gold rush.
From here, we make our way towards the old gold mining township of Serpentine, named after the winding path of the nearby Waimonga Creek. Then, depending on conditions, we can either carry on along the Serpentine Road to exit the Serpentine Conservation area on the Upper Taieri Plain or travel to back to Poolburn and the Ida Valley.

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Physical address

Poolburn & Serpentine - 4WD Expeditions, 139 Alpine Retreat, Alpine Retreat, Central Queenstown, Queenstown, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $399.00 - $450.00
(14 year(s) and under)
Other charges:
Bookings require 2 adults minimum to proceed.
Further pricing information:
Free pickup from Queenstown accommodation.
Cancellation policy:
Bookings cancelled more than 24 hours before the trip will incur no cancellation fee.

Opening times

Business hours:
8am to 8 pm
Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Oct, Nov, Dec

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