Queenstown – Arrowtown Sightseeing & Tasting Tour

Cultural Tour
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This tour is provided by

Remarkable Scenic Tours

Remarkable Scenic Tours is owned and operated by husband and wife team Wayne and Kathy Hansen. We’ve poured a lot of love, care and research into the design of these Queenstown based tours. For us, showing you a good time is a dream come true. Our exclusive Queenstown private tours are the best way to enjoy Queenstown, Glenorchy, Milford Sound & Wanaka. With a private driver / guide in comfortable vehicles you will enjoy your bespoke tour in comfort without the crowds.


  • 01:00pm – 05:00pm
  • Maximum Group Size: 11
  • New Zealand

With jaw dropping scenery, interesting commentary, sampling delicious local food and a relaxed pace there is no better way to enjoy the Queenstown region on this 4-hour afternoon tour.


  • Central Queenstown pick up and drop off
  • Fully guided tour with friendly local guide
  • Stunning views over Queenstown
  • Sample premium Manuka Honey at a working bee farm
  • With our help take amazing photos of Lake Hayes
  • Bungy jumping and Lord of the Rings Locations
  • Sample artisan cheese and optional wine tasting*Optional wine tasting between $5 and $15
  • Relaxed free time to explore Arrowtown and the Chinese Village

Departure and Return Time

Departs from 01.00 am – Returns 5.00 pm  

Price Includes

  • Honey and Cheese tasting


$95 adults, Seniors (65 plus) $90, $65 children (0 to 14)

Detailed Location Information

Historic Arrowtown
In Arrowtown your tour will include an informative drive past the Chinese Village, the old Goal and the lookout whilst pointing out the best photo locations not to be missed. Once in the Main Street of Arrowtown you will have approximately one hour free time to explore as everything is within walking distance. Enjoy a 10% discount on entrance fees to Lakes District Museum and Art Gallery.

The Buzzstop
Visit a real local honey farm to see bees’s in a observation hive, learn about the different types of honey followed by tastings including Manuka, Rata and Clover.

Lord of the Rings and the Bungy Bridge
Views over the world’s first commercial bungy operation opened at the Kawarau bridge in 1988, and has been credited with pioneering Queenstown’s reputation as “the adventure capital of the world.” You can photograph this historic bridge and look down at the excited throngs of bungy jumpers, while we show you where The Gates of Argonath stood in The Lord of the Rings / Pillars of the Kings movie (this time you really are on a movie set!).

The Kawarau Bridge
Walk the historic Kawarau Bridge built in 1880 now the home of the worlds first commercial bungy jump.

Gibbston Valley Cheese
Travelling into the Gibbston Valley, you’ll gaze upon the vineyards in a rugged setting that has lent itself to the production of award-winning Pinot Noir wine.  We stop at a local cheesery for tastings (optional wine tasting $5)

Lakes Hayes (The Mirror Lake)

Stop at the stunning Lake Hayes for scenic photos of the surrounding mountains.

Views over Queenstown & Lake Wakatipu
At the end of your tour you will head back to Queenstown for a truly amazing photo stop of New Zealand’s most beautiful town.