Queenstown excursions

If you have a partner travelling with you that is looking for something to do during the week please contact Susan Baikie at susan.baikie@otago.ac.nz who will be able to assist.

Nomad Safaris

Nomad Safaris have offered our ICOLS delegate one of the best 4WD trips – Safaris of the Scenes- Wakatipu Basin.

Travel the rugged road and experience true off-roading as you explore the pioneer trails guided by the ‘professional adventurers’ -Nomad Safaris, one of New Zealand’s most established and awarded tour operators with over 30 years’ experience. This is an adventure safari packed with breath-taking Queenstown backcountry scenery, thrilling 4WD action whilst discovering LOTR filming locations. You will explore the abandoned gold mining area of the Arrow River with exhilarating river crossings and gold panning experience and a couple of locations used in ‘Lord of The Rings”, take in the spectacular panoramic views over the Wakatipu Basin before traveling to the rugged Skippers Canyon road – hacked by hand and clinging to the sheer cliffside high above the canyon with awe-inspiring scenery!

10% discount for the adult guest with promotional code – ICOLS2019A, 25% discount for the students with promotional code – ICOLS2019S.

You can call them on 0800 688 222 (free in NZ) or book directly from our website – Safaris of the Scenes- Wakatipu Basin.


Gibbston Valley

Wine Cave Tour

Informative and fun, visiting the wine cave is a must-do activity to experience wine in Central Otago.

The tour includes a tasting of three varietals in the cave and a visit to our Home Block Vineyard, originally planted by our founder and wine pioneer Alan Brady in 1983.

10% discount if more than 10 people book. Booking code ICOLS2019.

You can call them on +64 (0) 3 442 6910  or book directly from our website https://www.gibbstonvalley.com/nz/experience/winery-tours/


AJ Hackett Bungy

Queenstown is the Adventure Capital of the World, according to pretty much everyone. If you’ve ever wanted to discover what you’re truly made of, we’ve got plenty of ways for you to find out. Strap up at the World Home of Bungy, the Kawarau Bungy Centre, freestyle it up at the Ledge, or stare fear in the face out at the Nevis Playground.

Special offer of $20 discount for delegates off all products with the exclusion of the Zipride. Booking code ICOLS2019.

For more information click here

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