The Rees Hotel & Luxury Apartments - Queenstown, Central Otago, 9300, New Zealand
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Attractions & Activities

Queenstown and the Southern Lakes District are renown for the wide range of year-round attractions and activities on offer. They range from high adventure, through relaxing recreational activities, to rich heritage experiences.

Check out the below Destination Queenstown video:

Wine Experiences

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Ultimate Queenstown Heli Wine Tasting (2 persons)

After a luxury transfer (and a glass of champagne) from The Rees Hotel you will depart Queenstown International Airport by Helicopter with the Helicopter Line. Your six seat helicopter will enable 180 degree panoramic views as you follow the renowned Gibbston Valley and Kawarau Gorge to Mt. Difficulty Winery, for your first tasting and lunch.

Onward and upward to the award-winning Rippon Vineyard to taste some spectacular organic wines from this world renown winery, overlooking spectacular Lake Wanaka. Heading home we stop in the Cardrona Valley to enjoy a drink at the historic Cardrona Pub before returning to Queenstown.

Package Inclusions
• Inclusive of all Car and Heli transfers
• Inclusive of Lunch at Mt Difficulty Winery
• Inclusive of all selected wines/beverages at each Winery and the Cardrona Pub

Price, Terms & Conditions
• Package designed for a minimum of 2 people and includes a Wine Guide
• $1812.50 per person

Book direct quoting UQHW1 with our Concierge Team - concierge@therees.co.nz

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Ultimate Queenstown Heli Wine Tasting (4 persons)

After a luxury transfer (and a glass of champagne) from The Rees Hotel you will depart Queenstown International Airport by Helicopter with the Helicopter Line. Your six seat helicopter will enable 180 degree panoramic views as you follow the renowned Gibbston Valley and Kawarau Gorge to Mt. Difficulty Winery, for your first tasting and lunch.

Onward and upward to the award-winning Rippon Vineyard to taste some spectacular organic wines from this world renown winery, overlooking spectacular Lake Wanaka. Heading home we stop in the Cardrona Valley to enjoy a drink at the historic Cardrona Pub before returning to Queenstown.

Package Inclusions
• Inclusive of all Car and Heli transfers
• Inclusive of Lunch at Mt Difficulty Winery
• Inclusive of all selected wines/beverages at each Winery and the Cardrona Pub

Price, Terms & Conditions
• Package designed for a minimum of 4 people and includes a Wine Guide
• $1006.25 per person

Book direct quoting UQHW2 with our Concierge Team - concierge@therees.co.nz

Adventure Experiences

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  • Mountain Biking
  • Alpine Tramping
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Bungy jumping
  • Paragliding
  • Cycling
  • Rafting
  • Game Hunting
  • River Surfing
  • Hang-gliding
  • Sailing
  • Hot air ballooning
  • Skiing & Snowboarding
  • Heli-skiing
  • Skydiving
  • Jet boating
  • Water skiing
  • Kayaking

Relaxing Recreation

  • Cycling
  • Horse Riding
  • Fly Fishing
  • Lake Cruising
  • Golf
  • Sailing
  • Gold Fossicking
  • Scenic Flights
  • Heli Tours
  • Scenic Walks

Heritage Experiences

  • Arrowtown Village
  • Lakes District Museum
  • Art & Gallery tours
  • Macetown – miners’ settlement
  • Central Otago Goldfields Heritage Trail
  • Mount Aurum – source of the gold
  • Central Otago Wine Trail
  • NZ Fighter Pilots Museum – Wanaka
  • Chinese Settlement
  • Skippers Canyon Gold Workings
  • Earnslaw cruises
  • Winky’s Museum
  • Kingston Flyer steam train

Fly Fishing

Chris Dore is a Queenstown based fly fishing guide and member of the New Zealand Professional Fishing Guides Association. In 2005 Chris became one of the first New Zealanders to successfully pass the internationally recognised, Federation of Fly Fishers Certified Casting Instructors examination. Chris specialises in fly fishing tuition, and guided sight fishing opportunities upon the unparalleled trout streams of the lower South Island of New Zealand. Contact the concierge for more information on Chris’ services.

www.chrisdore.com

Rees Experiences

The Rees Hotel Queenstown is dedicated to developing an exclusive and unique range of experiences to offer our guests. They are designed to provide opportunities to learn more about the character and heritage of Queenstown, the Wakatipu Basin, the beautiful Southern Lakes District, the dramatic Southern Alps and the world renowned Milford Sound.

The Rees Peak Experience provides a range of personalised helicopter trips with guides trained to provide interpretive commentaries on the historical significance of heritage sites and significant natural landmarks of the region. We have a helicopter dedicated to the service of our guests, and arrangements for tours can be made with our Guest Services Director.

A private passenger jet service. The Rees Guest Service Team can arrange for a private passenger jet to pick up guests from a wide range of airports throughout New Zealand and travel to other New Zealand destinations during their stay in Queenstown.

New and unique experiences and touring services will be added as they are developed to ensure that The Rees Hotel offers a distinctive new form of Queenstown NZ accommodation.

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The Rees Hotel Team are experienced and well-equipped to help guests access and enjoy the attractions and experiences of their choice. We also have some of our own to offer.

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