Instagram Tour

Discover the best scenic locations of Queenstown and Arrowtown. Whilst you are snapping Instagram worthy pics, your guide will give you insight into the local culture and the history behind those sites.

 

Your first stop is the beautiful Moke Lake set on Ben Lomond station. This incredible scenic location is just out of Queenstown and the perfect backdrop for the start of your tour. Journey on to the famous Oxenbridge Tunnel, an insight into Queenstown’s mining past, including a short walk to the viewpoint overlooking the Shotover River and the iconic Shotover Jet.

 

Visit other majestic viewpoints including Coronet Peak, Arrowtown, and Lake Hayes. Enjoy a relaxed afternoon tea in a quaint garden setting in Arrowtown, famous for their sticky buns. Explore the local township and famous Chinese village, meandering along local walking trials besides the mighty Arrow River. There are many opportunities for lots of pictures, so don’t forget your camera. Round out the day with a visit to the historic Lower Shotover Bridge. Built-in 1871, it offers 360 panoramic views of the Shotover River and surrounding mountains, including Coronet Peak and the Remarkables mountain range. 

Experience

  • Visit picturesque sites around Queenstown and Arrowtown with a local guide

  • Enjoy short walks at historic and iconic sites unique to Queenstown​

  • Relax in a quaint garden setting in Arrowtown at a popular local’s cafe sampling their "famous" sticky buns

  • Learn local history and culture while gaining epic backdrops for your snaps

  • Snap some Instagram worthy pictures

What To Bring

  • Comfortable walking shoe's

  • Rain Jacket

  • Water Bottle

  • Warm hat or Sun hat

  • Sunglasses

  • Light snack if the complimentary morning or afternoon tea is not enough or you have specific dietary requirements

  • Any medication if required

  • Camera

 

*Sandles, Jandals or flip flops are not recommended*

Know Before You Go

  • Do not forget to pack a camera

  • Comfortable footwear required for short walks (no flip-flops or sandals)

  • Dress to weather conditions (include a light rain jacket)

  • We will spend roughly 15-20 minutes in each location

  • Small-group tour with no more than 10 people

  • All guides have first aid training, carry EPIRBS (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon) and first aid kits.

Lorrie / September 2019

“Sarah was a great tour guide. Sarah is a hiker so she takes you off the beaten path to areas only locals know. The views from the places she showed us were spectacular. I had originally booked this for my teenage daughter since she loves Instagram. It ended up being more than the typical tourist spots. These were areas people weren’t being bused into. As you were amazed by the view... Sarah would give a personal as well as a historical backstory to these spots. We also enjoyed the hometown vibe of Arrowhead.... as well as the sticky buns.”

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