Date: 25th March 2013
Family Activities in Queenstown – Everyone Gets To Play
The area is renowned around the world for its scenery and thrilling adventure industry, but family activities in Queenstown offer even more variety than before. The ice arena and the Queenstown gardens are a great place to start. After a slide around the rink, pick up a frisbee and have around of frisbee golf on one of the world’s most scenic courses. As well as the standard facilities such as cinema’s, arcades and a bowling alley, family activities in Queenstown offer a range of thrilling rides and experiences you won’t find anywhere else. Taking the family jetboating on the Shotover River, a trip to the AJ Hackett bungy jump or a trip with Challenge white water water rafting is sure to create some fantastic memories. Be sure to check out height and age restrictions before you go though as some activities have them for safety reasons
Add to an already busy day with a ride up the gondola and race each other on the Skyline Luge or try out the amazing new ziptrek. For a more sedate day consider going gold panning or a trip to the old mining diggings in Arrowtown. Feel a need to stretch your legs? The number of hiking and biking trails in the area take you literally all over the Queenstown Basin. A trip to Lord of the Rings country up in Glenorchy will keep movie buffs in the family engaged and there are also good horse trekking operators in the area.
Finish off your stay with a leisurely 90 minute trip across the lake on the TSS Earnslaw and choose the option of a farm experience on Mt Nicholas Station. The range of family activities in Queenstown will keep you busy regardless of your length of stay. Your family holiday is assured to be the one you remember for all the right reasons.
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