Sit back and relax in the luxurious Mercedes van with fun on board videos. Enjoy the scenic 45 minute drive alongside Lake Wakatipu from Queenstown to Glenorchy, with a few scenic stops along the way. Once you arrive in Glenorchy you will be captivated by the surrounding mountain ranges and luscious native beech forests which encapsulate the quaint village. Your guide will provide you with information about the local area and the fascinating Maori history. From there you will head to Paradise/Diamond Lake to explore even more amazing scenery, the photo opportunities really are endless! If you are a Lord of the Rings fan you'll be pleased to know that included is a stop off at a beautiful bush location used during the filming of the movies and the opportunity to dress in LOTR costumes! Even if you aren't a fan you'll be impressed! Because we know how taxing travelling in luxury and viewing amazing scenery is your tour will be topped off with a scrumptious kiwi morning/afternoon tea and a back drop to die for!
We're a small company operated by myself (Heidi), General Manager, wearing multiple hats you may find me hosting your tour. We are a passionate, small team who love showing guests everything the beautiful Glenorchy and Paradise region has to offer! Our team of guides are personable, fun and knowledgeable. Whether you're a die hard Lord of the Rings fan or someone who just wants to see the natural beauty and have a new experience, we'll ensure your day is educational, enjoyable and memorable.
Luxury Mercedes Vans with free on board wifi, complimentary water and Kiwi music - download our Spotify playlist :)
On your tour, visit numerous scenic locations and learn about Glenorchy and it’s Maori history. Included in this tour is time in the quaint township of Glenorchy to check out the local sites, wharf, shops and hidden local gems. After that you will continue on to beautiful Paradise, stunning Diamond Lake and stop off at a stunning bush location where Lord of The Rings was filmed.
All children are welcome. Child rates apply 2-17 yrs & infants under 2 years travel free. Please let us know if you are bringing along any infants