Are you up for trying one of the most exhilarating, adrenaline filled things to do in Queenstown? If you love speed, excitement and you want to try something really different, then Off Road Adventures is where you want to be. Here you can choose from a wide selection of different dirt bike, ATV/Quad bike, off road 4x4 and buggy tours to suit all ages, capabilities and budgets. No wonder this place is one of the most popular Queenstown attractions.
For more than 25-years, this family run business has been tailor-making tours which offer the participants the ride of a lifetime. In the 11,000-acre private playground, you can put Suzuki dirt bike through its paces, which definitely one of the most fun things to do in Queenstown. You don't need a motorcycle license to participate in the daily 1 ½-hour High Country Trail ride, but you do need to be proficient on a motorbike as there are some challenging tracks with creek crossings and hill climbs. You can also tailor-make your own adventure tour, from half a day to multiple days in duration. These tours offer the opportunity to enjoy some of the South Island’s most spectacular scenery, to discover incredible remote locations, or to visit an old gold mining town, the choice is yours.
Get on a quad bike and start exploring some of Otago’s best trails (Photo credit: Off Road Adventures)
If you prefer four wheels to two, try out Off Road Adventures amazing Suzuki sports quads. These are specially designed to provide an exhilarating ride along the carefully planned trails and routes. The 1-hour kids’ special morning tour is definitely one of most exciting things to do in Queenstown for families with children. It's not just for kids, however, with no upper age limit, and small groups to suit all experiences, everyone can enjoy the thrills of the Explorer, Adventure and Exclusive quad tours.
The Off Road 4x4 tours will take you off the beaten track to places of untouched scenic beauty and unique cultural interest. The experienced local guides will impart a wealth of interesting information about the sites along the route, and all you have to do is sit back and enjoy the ride as on this trip someone else is doing the driving. Whether you opt for the wine tour, or to discover the locations which inspired the Lord of the Rings, or to visit the abandoned gold mine in Skippers canyon every one of these Queenstown activities will awe and inspire you.
Off Road Adventures offer a range of tour options for beginners and experienced riders (photo credit: Off Road Adventures)
For the real thrill lover, Off Road Adventures offers an epic 7-day 'Coast to Coast' Expedition where you drive your own buggy on a journey of a lifetime. For the slightly less adventurous, you can take a shorter drive, or be driven, in one of these amazing machines which give you the opportunity to get to places, cross different terrains, and enjoy breath-taking views like no other vehicle. If you are looking for Queenstown winter activities this is a great choice, as these buggies are great fun whatever the weather, and some would say that the wetter the better!
All you need to bring to have a memorable experience with Off Road adventures is the desire to have fun. You will be kitted out with high-quality gear to ensure your complete safety and comfort in whichever tour option you choose. All of the vehicles are maintained to the highest standards and the trails are designed to provide maximum fun while still being safe. Of all the attractions in Queenstown, Off Road adventures offers the unique opportunity to challenge your driving capabilities or to enjoy the extraordinary driving talents of the guides. The small groups ensure a personalised attention so that everyone can enjoy themselves to the maximum, and all of these exciting activities in Queenstown run year round, although some departures may need to be rescheduled in bad weather.
Once your off-road adventure is over, Queenstown visitors wanting to explore the rest of the region by road should hire a Queenstown rental car from Omega, and make the most of the unlimited km rates.
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