Activities in Glenorchy
Glenorchy is the gateway to Paradise and there is so much you can do in this stunning part of the world!
Sightseeing - If you are looking for stunning 360 degree mountain views, then Glenorchy should be on the top of your list! Explore the beautiful little town and beyond to Paradise and Mt Aspiring National Park
Horse-riding - Go completely back country and ride a noble steed up the valley through various river crossings admiring the mountain views, or take it at a slower pace out in Paradise surrounded by impressive mountain ranges and Lord of the Rings scenery
Animal experience - one for the kids or for your inner child! Feed the farm animals from little lambs to beautiful draft horses, and watch a sheep shearing demonstration
Adrenaline tours - You can hop on a jet boat and race up the Dart River or go canyoning and jump into pristine clear pools and waterfalls
4x4 Tours - if you fancy taking in the scenery at more of a relaxed pace, there are plenty of options to take a tour off-roading in Glenorchy and Paradise
Heli Tours - being so close to Mt Aspiring National Park, Fiordland National Park and the Milford Sound - it doesn't take long to take in all the spectacular views by air!
Hiking - if you really want to wind it down and put on your old trusty hiking boots, you are absolutely spoiled for choice in Glenorchy! From short hikes to multi-day adventures, you won't be disappointed!
Picnic and lunch - Glenorchy may be small but there a several little cafes that provide delicious food to dine in/take away for brunch, lunch and dinner. Or if you want to enjoy the spectacular scenery, a takeaway for a picnic. You're spoiled for choice with picnic spots!
Zipline - take a journey through the stunning wilderness! Enjoy 1000 metres of exhilaration over 8 ziplines as you take a journey through pristine wilderness, following the curves and chasms of an alpine river. An unforgettable adventure and fun for all!