Ultimate Off Road Experience

The best way over half a day to capture the highlights of this region’s stunning scenery and showcase why this place is an adventurer’s paradise.

Four hours of the best off road fun!

The beauty in this unique itinerary is the combination of sightseeing and straight out adventure all in one action packed afternoon.

Starting in our Landcruiser’s and the capable hands of experienced local guides you will get very personalised tour to visit world famous areas like Skippers Canyon and Arrowtown followed by multiple river crossings up the Arrow River to experience a Lord of the Rings movie location and try your hand gold panning in hopes of taking home some gold.

We then take it up a level when you strap in and drive, or be passenger with the guide, our top of the range sports buggies around our exclusive off-road playground through the hills and forests overlooking Queenstown. These forest trails have been designed to thrill and reward with breath taking views only a lucky few get to sample.

This tour breakdown maybe reversed depending on the conditions especially during winter.

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4 hours

$416 per adult
$207 per child 

Was $489 per adult / $244 per child
Prices listed are per person.

Private Charter
$2078 (up to 6 people)

Was $2445 – SAVE $367
Prices listed are per person.

1.15pm daily

4WD is guided by our driver (not self drive).
Buggy portion can be self drive or driven by our guide- you can decide subject to meeting the driver requirements listed below. 

Up to 6 passengers on our standard tour
Multiple buggies / vehicles available for group bookings

Tour Highlights

Gold Panning

After you guide tackles the rugged Arrow River with multiple river crossings you have the option of a quick gold panning demo to try take your own gold home.

Lord of the Rings locations

Visit Lord of the Rings movie locations

Visit spectacular off road locations

Visit and sample one of the worlds famous roads – the unique Skippers Canyon. You will sample the dramatic setting of the road that is carved into the side of hills and learn amazing stories how Queenstown earliest inhabitants tried to make their fortune.

Buggy Adventure Playground

You would struggle to find a better play ground to test the amazing capabilities of our top of the range sports buggies- drive them or be driven- you decide!

Breathtaking views

Enjoy breath-taking views overlooking Queenstown, such viewpoints are exclusive to us and you will be one of the few that take in these stunning vantage points.

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You should know...

Confirmed tours will depart from our shop in central Queenstown (61A Shotover Street).

Please check in at least 10mins before your departure time. 

Please be aware there is no parking available in front of our shop and so we recommend paying for parking in Man Street multi-story carpark located a two minute walk from our building.

Private charters can avail of a complimentary pick up service from any Queenstown central accommodation properties.

Although 6 pax is the maximum we take out on our standard tour departure we can accommodate up to 

Minimum of two passengers. If you are booking as an individual, please contact us to check if there is a confirmed departure you could join.

Minimum age as a passenger is 4 years old.

As with all off-road tours this trip is not recommended those who are pregnant or have bad backs etc.

All tours must be pre-booked

  • Helmets, eye protection and gloves for buggy section
  • Return transport from the Off Road shop 
  • Local experienced guide
  • Top of the line Lancruisers and sports buggies
  • For buggy section: Wet weather gear can be supplied if needed
  • Dress for the conditions in clothes you don’t mind getting a bit dusty
  • Bring any drinks and snacks you need for the duration of the tour
  • Camera if you would like to take your own photos

Our buggies are brilliant in all weather year round- fun in the sun and the wetter the better. Full wet weather gear is available with our tours.

If you would like to drive for the buggy you will need:

  • A full driving licence that will need to be displayed on the day
  • Be over 18 years old
  • Have good conversational level English to understand guides safety instructions
  • Sign a $3000 buggy bond against a Visa/ Mastercard (no funds will be blocked or held)
  • You don’t need experience driving a buggy

Bookings of two to seven pax are subject to a 24 hour cancellation policy. Private charters and groups of 8 or more pax are subject to a seven day cancellation policy. No refunds will be issued for a reduction of paxs or cancellations within these timeframes. Moving the booking will not be possible within these timeframes.