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Queenstown Deluxe Self-Drive

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Get ready for the experience of a lifetime as you soar high over the magnificent sights of Queenstown taking in breath-taking views and picturesque sceneries. Indulge in premium wine tasting and explore all this beautiful region has to offer.
New Zealand
Food & Wine
Self-Drive
Wellness
Independent Holiday Packages

Highlights

Explore all Queenstown has to offer with 6 Days Car Hire

Milford Sound Scenic Flight by Helicopter

Onsen Hot Pools at Sunset

50 Min Glacier Explorer Helicopter Flight

Unleash your inner adventurer on this 6 day itinerary!

Get ready to soar in the air with Helicopter line as you fly over secluded alpine lakes, sky-high waterfalls, lush pristine rainforest, ancient glaciers, and rugged peaks before the thrill of a remote alpine landing.

Flying with Glacier Helicopters, head west over the Queenstown basin and Paradise Valley into Mt Aspiring National Park. There will be time for photos in the snow before heading back towards Queenstown past hidden alpine lakes and the rich gold mining history of Skippers Canyon.

Take in the incredible views during a visit to the famous Onsen Hot Pools and experience the new outdoor cedar lined hot tubs. These exclusive mineral pools are surrounded by beautiful planting to provide privacy from fellow bathers.

Join Appellation Wine Tours for some relaxation amongst the boutique vineyards and splendid alpine scenery of Central Otago. Feast on a delightful shared platter lunch and a premium glass of wine to go with it.

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Included

5 nights at Crowne Plaza Queenstown - 4*
6 days Car Hire with Thrifty Car Rental
Daily breakfast
Milford Sound Scenic flight with Helicopter Line
Evening in the Garden Outdoor Soak at Onsen Hot Pools at Sunset
Southern Glacier 50 min Helicopter Experience
Half day Boutique Wine Tour
Day 1
Queenstown Airport → Queenstown

Arrive into Queenstown and collect your car hire with Thrifty Car Rental.  Make your way to your hotel for check in. Take in the stunning alpine views of Queenstown. 

Overnight stay in Queenstown at Crowne Plaza Queenstown in a Lakeview Room

Queenstown Airport → Queenstown
Stunning alpine views of Queenstown
Day 2
Queenstown

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.

This morning take to the air with Helicopter ride over the Southern Alps and The Divide on the way to Milford Sound. Fly over secluded alpine lakes, sky-high waterfalls, lush pristine rainforest, ancient glaciers, and rugged peaks before the thrill of a remote alpine landing. 

Tonight, take in the incredible views when you visit Onsen Hot Pools and experience the new outdoor cedar lined hot tubs surrounded by beautiful planting to provide privacy from your fellow bathers.

Overnight stay in Queenstown at Crowne Plaza Queenstown in a Lakeview Room

 

Breakfast
Queenstown
View of the Southern Alps
Day 3
Queenstown

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.

Spend the day at your leisure exploring Queenstown and the surroundings. Head up the Gondola (optional/own expense) to enjoy the spectacular views from Bob Peaks or take a cruise on the lake (optional/own expense). It’s highly recommended to visit the iconic Fergburger in town to sample some of Queenstown’s local cuisine.

Overnight stay in Queenstown at Crowne Plaza Queenstown in a Lakeview Room

Breakfast
Queenstown
View from Bob's Peak
Day 4
Queenstown

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.

Always wanted to tick off a bucket list experience, then today is that day! Flying with Glacier Helicopters head west over the Queenstown basin and Paradise Valley and into Mt Aspiring National Park. Enjoy an exhilarating flight past spectacular mountains and blue-green ice falls before landing on one of the many glaciers within the Forbes Mountains. There is time for photos in the snow before heading back towards Queenstown past hidden alpine lakes and the rich gold mining history of Skippers Canyon.

Overnight stay in Queenstown at Crowne Plaza Queenstown in a Lakeview Room

Breakfast
Queenstown
Mt Aspiring National Park
Day 5
Queenstown

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.

The morning is yours to relax before you join the team at Appellation Wine Tours at 11:00AM on their small group gathering amongst the boutique vineyards and splendid alpine scenery of Central Otago. Enjoy visits to four premium wineries over 2 contrasting wine sub-regions. Learn about the wine and pioneering history of the area and visit the historic precinct of Old Cromwell (time and weather permitting). This tour includes a delightful shared platter lunch and a premium glass of wine to go with it.

Overnight stay in Queenstown at Crowne Plaza Queenstown in a Lakeview Room

Breakfast, Lunch
Queenstown
Otago
Day 6
Queenstown → Queenstown Airport

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before checking out.

Check out of your hotel and make your way back to the airport to return your car hire. 

Breakfast

Additional information

Official language
English, Māori and New Zealand Sign Language
Local currency
New Zealand Dollar (NZD)
Independent Holiday Package

Start your holiday when and with who you want! Our Independent Holiday Packages are NOT group tours with set departure dates. Available daily, they are pre-designed, purpose built, packaged itineraries full of memorable experiences delivered by our hand-picked local partners.

5 nights
from AUD3,994
per person, twin share
New Zealand
Queenstown
Queenstown
Food & Wine, Self-Drive, Wellness
Independent Holiday Packages
01 July 2021 - 27 March 2022

Hotel options

Crowne Plaza Queenstown
Crowne Plaza Queenstown

Queenstown
Welcome to Crowne Plaza Queenstown, where you will find yourself re-connecting with powerful landscapes and inspiring mountain & lake views. This Queenstown accommodation is on a privileged site, just opposite the historic Steamer Wharf and prime lakeside eating, drinking and entertainment destinations. Here you can experience the pleasure of being right in the heart of town. Queenstown is South Hemisphere's premier four-season mountain & lake destination, also known as the Adventure Capital of the world. 

Important notes

  • We work with a selection of hotels in each location. All bookings are subject to availability, which means our team will confirm your specific hotels upon confirmation and payment of deposit. The package price is based on 4-star accommodation.
  • Car hire includes: GST, Unlimited kilometres, reduced Accident Excess Reduction (AER) to Nil, Airport & Ferry Fees, Comprehensive insurance and 24 hour emergency road side service. Terms & Conditions apply.

Blackout dates may apply during festive season.