1. AJ Hackett Bungy
Ever since AJ Hackett tied a bungy cord around his legs and jumped off the Kawarau Bridge in 1988, Queenstown has become firmly established as New Zealand’s adventure capital. Today you can try it for yourself and jump with the pioneer’s company, in three locations around Queenstown, including from the original spot on Kawarau Bridge. www.bungy.co.nz
2. Go Orange - Rafting
Queenstown’s original adventure since 1974. Embark on a man versus nature battle of willpower in one of the most scenic environments in the world! Paddling in the rugged Skippers Canyon, it's not hard to see why the Shotover River (grade 3-5) is the most popular white water rafting in New Zealand. Or for first timers, Kawarau River provides stunning scenery and includes the longest commercially rafted rapid, the 400m Dog Leg. www.goorange.co.nz/en/experiences/go-rafting/
3. NZONE Skydive
Higher and faster, NZONE Skydive offer skydives from as high as 15,000ft. Expect sensory overload as you step out the aircraft door harnessed to an experienced jumpmaster. Experience up to 60 seconds of free fall at speeds of up to 200km per hour. NZONE Skydive have celebrated 25+ years of skydiving in Queenstown. One of the most stunning places to skydive in the world. A truly life changing experience!
4. Ziptrek Ecotours
Combining thrills and nature, Ziptrek Ecotours, located at the top of the Ben Lomond gondola, offers you the chance to zip-line through the treetops. With the lake and mountains as your backdrop, explore the area with a whole new perspective. Eco-friendly and suitable for kids. www.ziptrek.co.nz