Queenstown and Wanaka Adventure: minimum age guide
Queenstown has never had as many fun, family attractions on offer as now! With so much entertainment and excitement with appeal to grown-ups and children you'll never be short of family fun! Kids can also take part in some of Queenstown's famous, thrilling adventure activities but there may be restrictions.
Read on for minimum age information for Queenstown's adventure activities. All activities are mentioned once, at the minimum age. Therefore read all activities up to and including the age of your child. Some activities will indicate a minimum weight or height in brackets. In these cases a child of any age must have reached this weight/height to participate.
Note : To make it easy use our 'Search By Age' Filter at the top of each activities page.
Age 2 Kjet and Go Orange Thunder Jet – Jet Boat Rides
Age 3 Basecamp Adventures Clip 'N Climb, Skippers Canyon Jet Boat Adventure*,
NZ Snowshoe - Snow Play, Vortex 12D Motion Theatre, Family Adventures Rafting (summer only).
Age 4 Kidz Club*, Thrillzone Battleground, Thrillzone 360° Drift*, Game Over Lazer Tag*,
SITE Trampoline*, Off Road Queenstown 4x4 Buggy (passenger), Thrillzone 360° VR,
Go Jets Wanaka.
Age 5 iFly Indoor Skydiving*, Backcountry Saddle Expeditions, iFly Indoor Skydiving,
Rockatipu Climbing Wall, Paintball Central, Cardrona Carting – passenger (summer only).
Age 6 Buzzstop Honey Centre 'Bee- a- Beekeeper', Off Road Quad Bike Tour
Ziptrek EcoTours – Kea or Moa Tour (min weight to ride solo 30kg),
Age 7 Fear Factory*, Realm VR Wanaka, Family Snowshoeing,
Cardrona Mountain Carting – driver (summer only)
Age 8 Rippled Earth – Island Kayak Safari, Riversurfing (summer only), Game Over Indoor Karting
Age 9 Wanaka Wild Wire
Age 10 Ziptrek Ecotours - Kereru Tour, Thrillzone Paintless Paintball*, Shotover Canyon Swing and Fox (min weight 35kg), Segway on Q, (min weight 35kg)*
Age 12 Riversledging, Bodhi Trout Fly Fishing Adventure.
* may be suitable for younger children at the discretion of the operator. Your child's participation in an activity may also be dependent on factors such as confidence or weather.