Queenstown, New Zealand, the Capital of insane adrenaline activities! Five or six days of Skydiving, Bungee Jumping, Canyon swinging, Ziplining and Jet boating will give you the adrenaline buzz you need. After this you can surely say you have been there and done it! Queenstown offers great nightlife and is the place to meet other travellers. Accommodation, breakfast and transfers to activities included!

 Queenstown Adrenaline Overload!

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Take one week and make it the week of your life. Everything you could ever want to do that makes you feel alive packed into one completely mental itinerary. You owe it to yourself to do this. Think of the future think of all the hours of commuting, the decades of clock watching until Friday afternoon, for every inevitable dreary business meeting, spent staring out the window, dreaming you could do something amazing instead. Well this is it. Your once chance at greatness, are you ready for it?

Highlights Include:

  • Xtreme Gap Year New Zealand (21)The worlds highest cliff jump: The Shotover Canyon Swing
  • Days and nights in the sublime Queenstown
  • Jet boating through canyons on the The Shot Over Jet Boat
  • An awesome Nzone Sky Dive from 15,000ft (Highest in the southern hemisphere!)
  • Ziplining Adventure or River sledging (depending ont he season)
  • Testing your metal on the insane Nevis Bungee – Australasia highest bungee 134 metres (or choose the softer Kawarau bridge 43 metres where bungy jumping began)

The 3 Adrenaline Options

Adrenaline

  • Shotover Canyon Swing
  • Shot Over Jet Boat
  • Nzone Sky Dive 15,000ft

Xtreme Option

  • Shotover Canyon Swing
  • Shot Over Jet Boat
  • Nzone Sky Dive 15,000ft
  • Ziplining Adventure or River sledging

Overload Option

  • Shotover Canyon Swing
  • Shot Over Jet Boat
  • Nzone Sky Dive 15,000ft
  • Ziplining Adventure or River sledging
  • The Nevis Bungee – Australasia highest bungee 134 metres or the softer Kawarau bridge 43 metres where bungy jumping began)

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The Queenstown Adrenaline Overload

In just 6 days and 5 nights (on the Adrenaline and Xtreme Versions, on the overload you get an extra night) you will be doing all the major adrenaline activities in Queenstown New Zealand.

Bring a big fat marker pen and get ready to scratch off a load of things you have to do in your lifetime! The activities whilst a little scary have a 100% safety record. That said…

It is not called the adrenaline capital of the world for nothing. This is where bungee jumping was invented and where you can do the best skydive over lakes and mountains.

On Arrival

On arrival at the backpackers hostel you check in at the reception of the hostel. We have made your reservation so you will receive your key and check in. At the travel desk, in the lobby of the hostel. your tickets for your activities will be ready for you. Just pick them up and confirm the dates of your activities.

Depending on what time you arrive you can already book yourself on to one of the activities that afternoon.

In the evening there will be a light meal served at the World Bar just around the corner. There will be heaps of other travellers here. Also you can chill at the big TV lounge and prepare your own meal in the fabulous kitchen. Shopping can be done in the big super market in town.

For all those doubters out there, not convinced you can actually do it, now is the time to prove them wrong! Here is what could be in store for you!

The Adrenaline Activities Queenstown

In no particular order you find below what happens on the day of the different activities

Nevis Bungee Jump

You will make your way to the AJ Hacket Bungee jump office down town (5 minutes walk) and there you will be picked up by a mini van. Surrounded by others nervous people we will bring you to the Nevis…this jump is 134 meters high!! You will get geared up and see join others on what might be the most scary thing you will ever do. After this adventure you head back to the office down town and you might want to go for a few beers to celebrate!

Depending on what time you are booked in, you will be picked up about 1 hour before your jump. The ride will take about 30 minutes and you will arrive at an impressive jump site. Cool planes, a nice lounge area and lot’s of Skydivers to admire. You will not get bored waiting around for a bit as you can see people getting all pumped up before their skydive and see them take off in the amazing planes and drop out of the sky! Until it is your turn! You get geared up and everything will be explained to you. After this you will be buzzing on the bus trip back to your accommodation.

The Shot Over Canyon Swing

We will pick you up at our office down town and after a 10 minute drive we will arrive at the biggest swing you have ever seen. You get to choose your style: On a chair, backyards, dressed up, head first, you name it!

The Shot Over Jet Boat

You get either picked up from the office down town or we get you here from the Canyon swing. This is an insane boat ride. You get a briefing and get geared up. Be sure you hold on tight as you will be making 360 turn and shoot over the river at high speed. You will be in the boat with about 15 others. After you will be brought back to the office down town again where you can brag about jet another insane Xtreme Gap activity!

The Nzone Sky Dive

If you are going to jump jump with the best! But don ´t take our word for it, hear what goldie has to say..

15.000 ft! The highest jump in Australasia

Prepare to jump the highest Skydive in Australasia – dropping you (and your instructor) from 15.000 ft over lake Wakatipu! We take you so high up that you have access to Oxygen on the plane.

The flight up is an experience in itself, as you climb above the mountains, then nerves kicking in. Then ready or not it is action time! Your tandem jump master will get you out of the plane and BOOM! Your stomach goes though the top of your head. FREE-FALL!

You will have a 1 minute of free-fall to be exact, that is along time to check out the ground coming at you! This will be one of the most memorable things you will do and you will dream about it at night. To make sure people at home believe you. You can upgrade to the video and photo pack for a live long souvenir of one of the most Xtreme things you will ever do!

Zip Trek

If you do the trip during the winter months it is too cold to do river sledging instead you will do the epic Ziplining adventure with our partners Zip Trek:

River Sledging the Kawarau River

The summer months include River Sledging.

Accommodation

The best Flashpackers hostel in Queenstown, voted the best backpackers hostel in New Zealand. You might be mistaking in thinking you are in a classy hotel, but no this is in fact the Nomads in Queestown.

Where you stay

We put you up in the best “flashpackers” in Queentown, the ideal place to relax after an adrenaline fuelled day (believe us you will need to!)

A short stroll from everything, you will be in the heart of the action. Staying in a dorm with other travellers you can also upgrade to a private ensuite. The hostel has an amazing lounge with big screen TV’s to chill out. There is a huge communal kitchen and long tables, the place to meet other travellers and there is even a Sauna!

If you upgrade to the private En-suite, you will have a king size room, with balcony, plasma screen, nothing short of luxury.

Facilities

  • Queenstown Adrenaline Overload Xtreme Gap Year (20)Sky TV cinema & TV lounge
  • Lounge Area with Fireplace
  • Modern Kitchen
  • Ski Storage Area
  • Sauna
  • Wheelchair Friendly (You might need one after this week)
  • Travel Agency
  • High Speed wireless internet
  • FREE Tea & Coffee
  • Girls only Dorms

 

Duration Option Price  
6 (Days)AdrenalineUSD 939Book Now
6 (Days)Xtreme with Zip TrekUSD 1099Book Now
6 (Days)Xtreme with River RaftingUSD 1159Book Now
7 (Days)Overload with Zip TrekUSD 1469Book Now
7 (Days)Overload with River RaftingUSD 1499Book Now

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Included

Adrenaline Option:

  • Pre departure information
  • 5 nights accommodation
  • 15.000 ft Skydive
  • Jet boating through Canyons
  • The worlds highest cliff jump the Shot Over Canyon Swing
  • Transfers to activities
  • Small breakfast, toast and jam plus coffee and tea
  • Small meal in the evening (more of a snack) in the bar located just around the corner.
  • Use of communal kitchen and lounge area

 

Xtreme Option

  • Pre departure information
  • 5 nights accommodation
  • 15.000 ft Skydive
  • Jet boating through Canyons
  • The worlds highest cliff jump the Shot Over Canyon Swing
  • Zip lining through ancient native beech forest (April to October) or White Water River Sledging (only from November to March)
  • Transfers to activities
  • Small breakfast, toast and jam plus coffee and tea
  • Small meal in the evening (more of a snack) in the bar located just around the corner.
  • Use of communal kitchen and lounge area

 

Overload Option

  • Pre departure information
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • 15.000 ft Skydive
  • Jet boating through Canyons
  • The worlds highest cliff jump the Shot Over Canyon Swing
  • Zip lining through ancient native beech forest (April to October) or White Water River Sledging (only from November to March)
  • Highest Bungee in Australasia (134mtr)
  • The Kawarau Bridge bungee
  • Transfers to activities
  • Small breakfast, toast and jam plus coffee and tea
  • Small meal in the evening (more of a snack) in the bar located just around the corner.
  • Use of communal kitchen and lounge area
  • Note there are NO REFUNDS! so no chickening out!

 

Excluded

  • Flights
  • Transport to and from Queenstown
  • Meals (besides small breakfast at hostel)
  • Visas
  • Insurance
  • New underwear (you will need it!)

Dates

Flexible start dates.

 

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