Climbing Queenstown offers your family the ultimate adventure - where you can experience an active connection to our unique environment. No experience is necessary and we tailor our rock climbing outings to suit you – whether the whole family is new to it, or if just the kids want to climb, or even if you're all climbing at different levels – we promise you an outing that will be just the right mix of challenge and fun! Our professional guides love to pass on the climbing bug and work regularly with local school groups.
Choose from a half or full-day experience, departing either Queenstown or Wanaka and climbing in either Queenstown or Wanaka. We offer year-round trips and our trusty guides know of secret spots that make great climbing even in wet weather!
We offer a selection of great value family deals and combos for our products.
Queenstown or Wanaka Rock Climbing
A day out climbing with Climbing Queenstown combines an authentic adventure activity with breath-taking scenery.
Experience the raw exhilaration and breath-taking beauty of rock climbing through one of New Zealand’s most picturesque settings. The guided rock-climbing encounter is perfect for beginners and advanced climbers alike, and suitable for all ages.
Our certified guides have extensive knowledge of the Wakatipu area and will lead you to the best spots for learning and testing your skills in a relaxed and spectacular environment.
Rock Climbing and abseiling is the perfect family adventure, and we offer great deals for full and half day family experiences. As part of our family deals, kids under 6 can go free!
Remarkable Alpine Guided Short Walks
The Remarkable Alpine range is undoubtedly the finest in the country, renowned for its spectacular hiking/trekking terrain and awe-inspiring views.
Your guide will take you on a hike tailored to your fitness and experience level, exposing you to the most breath-taking sights of this alpine wonderland.
Alpine Guided Walks are accessible, off the beaten track (no signs, paths or people!) and tailored to your fitness level. Escape the crowds and discover this renowned beauty at your own pace. You will uncover dramatic scenic vistas and unforgettable views over Queenstown (some 2000 meters below) and the Southern Lakes area.
A truly exhilarating and authentic way to experience the remote treasures of this alpine paradise. They're suitable for all ages, ability levels and experience, but sturdy footwear should be worn (can be hired in town).
Family adventures with Climbing Queenstown
Active families – adventuring together! And kids under 6 go free! Find out more on your family adventure wtih Climbing Queenstown here >>
Other Queenstown Climbing adventures
Prepare to enjoy the adrenaline rush of a thrilling abseil/rappel, where you're in control as you descend some of Queenstown's best cliffs. On our abseil tours you will visit a variety of crags, to build up your skills and test your nerve. You control the speed so there's even time to take in the panoramic scenery on the way down!
Absolute beginners are welcome and complete instruction is provided by knowledgeable guides.
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Take the time out to try your hand at Snow Shoeing, amongst the snow and ice, and seeing for yourself the impressive views around of Lake Alta, a glacial remnants lake and the surrounding Alta Cirque. Explore the frozen glacial lake, cliffs and surrounds.
This is an amazing half or full day, tailored to your wants or needs, our full day option can include a range of experiences, dependent entirely on your goals, fitness and experience.
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Family Wild Camping Overnight Expedition
Get away from it all and bond together as you experience one of our AWESOME Iconic NZ Camping Trips. We tailor-make your family camping adventure to the ages and the desires of your family – it can be as challenging or relaxing as you want! No experience required, tents, and all food included plus any outdoor gear you don't have can be hired for a small charge. Let us guide you on two days of exploring in remote, stunning locations in the great wild New Zealand outdoors including a night under the stars in a scenic natural camp site. Leisurely walks, lake or river swimming, games, relaxing and cooking on a open wood fire make for a unforgettable family adventure.
Price: 2 Adults 2 Children $1499, 2 Adults 3 Children $1599
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