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Queenstown 4WD Adventure

Type: Tours at Local Area

Location: Queenstown, New Zealand

  Special Prices / E-voucher / Fixed Date Ticket / Hotel Pick up / Meet your Guide

Guide Language: English Language Guide English

Duration: 0-4 hours


Queenstown 4WD Adventure​: Don't just view the stunning landscapes around Queenstown, we drive right up to them on this offroad 4x4 adventure tour. Journey across the rugged landscapes around Queenstown and discover the real Middle Earth from the Lord of the Rings movies. Buckle up and hang on your 4x4 tour will take you off-road on the beautiful roads, winding paths cut into cliff faces, across rivers, and more. Learn more about the frontier heritage of Queenstown and New Zealand from your professional guide and driver.


Open Time

  • Daily all year

  • Duration Allow 4 hours


  • Child ticket 4-14 year old. must accompanied by adult

  • Children 0-3 years old free of charge.


Program - Skippers Canyon 4 WD


  • Travel the Skippers Canyon Road

  • Cross the Skippers Suspension Bridge

  • Visit the restored Skippers township

  • Gold pan in the Shotover River

Departs: 08:15am or 13:30pm

Duration: 4 hrs.

What’s Bring: Water, a camera, and a sense of adventure!

Includes: Gold panning & refreshments, Pick up from Town Centre of Queenstown accommodation

Tour Program

  • Departs from Queenstown heading out towards Coronet Peak. stop at Plane Table, which gives a stunning panoramic view of the Wakatipu Basin. After entering Skippers Canyon you will travel to Lighthouse Rock, which gives a dramatic lookout over the entire canyon. Follow in the footsteps of many adventurers and discoverers as this historical winding road brings you to the historic Skippers Bridge, which provides a stunning photo opportunity. Continues into the township of Skippers. Long since abandoned many original building still remain waiting for you explore.

  • Indulge in morning or afternoon tea at the Skippers Schoolhouse. Immerse yourself in the history of this stunning place as the restored schoolhouse divulges a wealth of information through photos and artefacts from the early days of this settlement. 

  • Returning along the road you will stop at Deep Creek where you can immerse yourself in the heritage of the local area by turning your hand to a spot of gold panning. Our trained guides will teach you techniques to successfully pan for gold on one of the richest gold bearing rivers in the world. Some may also recognise spots along the Skippers Road as being featured in The Lord of The Rings.



Program - Macetown 4 WD


  • True off road experience with over 25 river crossings

  • Explore the remains of Macetown township

  • Gold pan in the Arrow River

Departs: 08:15am or 13:30pm

Duration: 4 hrs.

What’s Bring: Water, a camera, and a sense of adventure!

Includes: Gold panning & refreshments. Pickup from Town Centre or Queenstown accommodation.

Tour Program

  • Departs from Queenstown heading out to Arrowtown. Once in Arrowtown you will be shown the historic Chinese Settlers Village and the filming location of the Ford of Bruinen in the Lord of the Rings. En route to Macetown we cross the Arrow River 25 times before reaching Macetown. and pass through Soho Creek, Britannia Terrace. this both locations provided landmarks and insightful stories into the history of this interesting area.

  • Upon arrival in Macetown you will be taken to the heritage site of Smith’s Bakehouse, and learn the history of Needham’s Cottage. Next we drive not far beyond Macetown to Anderson’s Battery, Learn about the only stamping battery with an iron frame in Otago. 

  • Returning along the road you will stop at Arrow River where you can try your hand at gold panning your guide will teach you the techniques to pan for gold and feel the excitement that drew many people to this area. Next we drive on the beautiful road back you to Queenstown


Credit vdo by: Nomad Safaris

Ticket & Voucher

  • Print voucher or show e-voucher on your mobile phone at counter ticket also present a valid photo ID/passport along with the voucher number to activity

  • E-ticket is non-transferable, non-refundable and void if altered.

  • E-ticket is valid for one-time for use.

  • The voucher is valid only on the date and time specified.

  • In the event that you do not receive an email from us, Please check your Junk Mail if you use Gmail email. Please check the "Promotions" or "Updates" tab. or notify us via email. 


Based on your choices type ticket

  • Program - Skippers Canyon 4 WD

  • Program - Macetown 4 WD

*All progam include: Experienced driver guides, Refreshments, Round trip transfer from Queenstown to Skippers Canyon or Macetown, Gold panning, Insurance provided by the operator.

Meeting Point

  • Pick up at your hotel in Queenstown.

  • Please arrive in the hotel lobby 15 minutes before scheduled departure.

  • The operator will reconfirm your pick up time in advance. As this is a shared transfer, please be patient in cases of unforeseen delays along the pick up route.

​*Note: Please fill your hotel name, contact number in Notes / Additional Requests (Box) on summary page detaill before your confirm booking. Once your booked is Paid we will send confirm detai with E-voucher to you by mail as soon as possible.

What's Necessary

  • Water, a camera and a sense of adventure! Dress warmly all year round

  • In winter, a hat, gloves, sunglasses and scarf are recommended for the jet boat.


  • E-voucher will send to your by email within 24 hrs after your payment and status invoice show piad.

  • Please provide guests name same as passport for show in e-voucher on time you exchange ticket.

  • 4WD Adventure is not suitable for pregnant women

Cancellation Policy

  • Once ticket confirmed are Non-refunable.

Price from THB 4150

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