• Queenstown

Queenstown

Shotover Jet Boat Ride, Queenstown

Queenstown

Four Wheel Drive Tour, Skippers Canyon

Queenstown, New Zealand

Surrounded by majestic mountains and nestled on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown is well known for its breath-taking scenery and its overwhelming range of activities and experiences on offer. And with hundreds of cafes, bars, restaurants and wineries offering a wonderful selection of cuisine, every palate is catered for.

As the birthplace of world-first innovations like jet boating and bungy jumping – this adventure capital offers it all, from four wheel driving, canyon swings, river boarding, sky diving and paragliding. It’s also home to several international golf courses including Jacks Point, The Hills and Millbrook, and offers exceptional lake and fly fishing, water sports, lake cruising and biking and walking trails.

Queenstown includes filming sites from the Lord of the Rings Trilogy and The Hobbit. Visit the filing locations of Minas Tirith, Misty Mountains, the Pillars of the Kings (Argonath), Gladden Fields, the Ford of Bruinen, Isengard, the Ithilien Camp, Lothlorien & Fanghorn forest and the Seat of Seeing/ Battle of Amon Hen and many more, on a sightseeing tour by either jetboat, four wheel drive or scenic flight.

Queenstown, the world’s southern-most wine producing region produces some of our best wines. Be sure to sample their award-winning local Pinot Noir at a nearby vineyard’s cellar door or visit ‘The Winery’ located in the heart of Queenstown to sample wines from all over New Zealand.

In the winter months, from June to September the region transforms into a winter wonderland and attracts skiers from all over the world to its two world class ski fields, Coronet Peak and The Remarkables.

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Lord of the Rings Family Highlights

  • Highlights: Hobbiton Movie Set Tour & Banquet, Maori Hangi & Cultural Show, Chetwood Forest Tour, Edoras Tour, One Ring Tour, Dart River Jet and Funyaks.
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Lord of the Rings Highlights

  • Highlights: Hobbiton Movie Set Tour & Banquet, Maori Hangi & Cultural Show, Chetwood Forest Tour, Edoras Tour, One Ring Tour, Dart River Jet and 4WD Wakatipu Trip.
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The Ultimate Middle Earth Journey

  • Highlights: Hobbiton Movie Set Tour, Rotorua Canopy Tours, Maori Hangi & Cultural Show, Volcanic Explorer with Lord of the Rings Tour, Wellington Filming Locations, Cape Palliser Coastal Explorer Tour, Interislander Ferry, Chetwood Forest Tour, Edoras Tour, One Ring  Tour, Misty Mountains Heli Hike, River Journeys Jetboat Ride, Two Ring Scenic Plane Flight and Full Day Lord of the Rings 4WD Tour.
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Luxury Food & Wine Appreciation Tour

  • Highlights: Waiheke Island Gourmet Food & Wine Tour, Craggy Range Vineyard Tour & Tasting, Private Napier Food & Wine Trip, Napier Progressive Dinner Package, Napier Vineyard Cycle Trip, Queenstown Wine Tour and Milford Sound Scenic Helicopter Trip with Cruise and Lunch.
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Winter Wine

  • Highlights: Special Hans Herzog Package including Winemaker’s tour and tasting, five-course degustation menu with wine, three course bistro lunch with wine, Private guided Marlborough winery tour and Winemaker’s platter & wine, Queenstown Private Wine Tour, Milford Sound Scenic Helicopter Trip and visit to ‘The Winery’.
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Cycling around the South

  • Highlights: Marlborough Vineyard Biking Tour, Marlborough Sound Mussel Cruise, Nelson Great Taste Cycle Trail, Abel Tasman Cruise & Walk, Milford Day Trip with Cruise and Scenic Flight, High Country Station Cycle Ride and Otago Central Rail Trail Cycle Ride.
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Central Otago at its Best

  • Highlights: Milford Day Trip with Cruise and Scenic Flight, Three Day Otago Central Rail Trail Cycle Ride, Taieri Gorge Train and Dunedin’s Peninsula Experience.
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The Southern Explorer

  • Highlights: Abel Tasman Day Trip, Franz Josef Heli Hike with Hot Pools, Siberia Wilderness Adventure, Milford Fly-Walk-Cruise-Fly Trip, Routeburn Track Guided Walk and Ulva Island Half Day Walk.    
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Southern Walking Adventure

  • Highlights: Te Anau Glowworm Caves, Hollyford Guided Three Day Track, Milford Marnier Overnight Cruise, Scenic Milford Plane Flight and Boutique Wine Tour.
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Inspired Classic Tour

  • Highlights: America’s Cup Sailing Experience, Waitomo Glowworm Caves, Te Puia, Agrodome, Rainbow Springs, Maori Hangi and Cultural Show, Abel Tasman Day Trip, Tranzalpine Train, Glacier Jet Boat and Milford Sound Day Trip.
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18B Onslow Street, St Albans
Christchurch 8014
New Zealand

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PO Box 36437, Merivale
Christchurch 8146
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Booking Terms & Conditions:

Currency

All pricing is in New Zealand Dollars and includes 15% GST (Goods & Services Tax).

Pricing

Pricing is subject to availability and confirmation of the stated itinerary at time of booking.  If we are unable to confirm the stated hotels and services, we will endeavour to confirm substitutes at similar rates, however additional costs may apply.

Rental Car Terms & Conditions:

Inclusions: unlimited kilometres, airport/ferry collection fee, full insurance (subject to reduced excess), front windscreen cover, personal accident insurance, guaranteed replacement vehicle in case of accident.

Exclusions: insurance excess reduction of $345.00 including GST (note, standard insurance excess is $3,450.00 including GST), bond, petrol costs, one way fee ($57.50), optional extras, (all additional expenses to be paid direct)

Payment Policy

We do require a non-refundable deposit of NZD$250.00 per person before we go ahead with securing any reservations.

In addition, some of our suppliers may require further deposits to cover their strict cancellation policies, in this case we would advise you at the time of quoting and confirming your itinerary.

The balance of your booking would be required 45 days prior to your travel date.   If you book inside 45 days, full payment would be required at time of booking.

Payment can be made by electronic wire transfer and should include the additional NZD $25.00 bank fee.   We also accept Visa and Mastercard at an additional fee of 3.1%.

Bank Account Details

Bank Name & Address: Westpac Bank, Mid City Queen Street, Auckland, New Zealand

Account Name: Inspired New Zealand Travel

BSB Number: 03-0296

Account Number: 0011146-000

Swift/Routing Code: WPACNZ2W 

Amendments

We are happy to amend your itinerary and dates, however please keep in mind that some of the original services may not be available for your new dates, which may incur additional costs for substituted services.   Amendment fees may apply with multiple changes.

Cancellation Fees

Once Confirmed               Non-refundable Deposit of NZD $250.00 per person

Inside 45 – 21 Days          A Cancellation fee of 30% of your total booking value will apply, along with any cancellation fees applied by our accommodation, sightseeing and other providers.

Inside 20 – 8 days             A Cancellation fee of 50% of your total booking value will apply, along with any cancellation fees applied by our accommodation, sightseeing and other providers.

Inside 7 Days                      Full Cancellations, 100% charge

We will however do our very best to recover and minimise these cancellation fees but recommend that you purchase Travel Insurance to cover yourself.

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