Time Tripper takes you back to the beginning on a journey through time and legend, where you can experience 90 million years in just 30 minutes! Travel back to a time when dinosaurs roamed the earth, learn about how Lake Wakatipu was carved out by a giant glacier and experience the adventure activities you can do in Queenstown, all from the comfort of your seat. Time Tripper is suitable for all ages, although young children must be accompanied.
What is Time Tripper?
-It’s a state-of-the-art animated show situated under Lake Wakatipu, that tells the story of the creation of the Wakatipu region, starting 90 million years ago taking the viewer through to present day Queenstown.
-Time Tripper was created by internationally recognised graphics innovators Animation Research, and exhibition designers Art of Fact Limited
-The story is narrated by world famous New Zealand actor Temuera Morrison.
-Time Tripper is the only place in Queenstown that visually tells the legend of Lake Wakatipu
-The Underwater Observatory has been transformed into a bespoke theatre, giving the viewer the feeling of being inside a time machine, complete with black light and bass shakers installed under each seat.
-There’s still the opportunity to see the famous slinky eels, diving ducks and trout with the screens rising up to see the underwater viewing after the show.
Prices: rates are $10 per adult, $5 per child.
Hours: open 9.30am – 4.30pm; head down to the Main Town Pier to see for yourself how Queenstown, and New Zealand, began.
Time Tripper - birthday under the lake!
Experience a birthday party under the lake!
Head into a birthday room under the lake for a fun birthday experience. We can accommodate up to 30 guests in one session and include a free return voucher for the birthday child. Birthday party rates available on request.