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Ziptrek Ecotours
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Owner description: Ziptrek Ecotours is NZ's #1 Original Zipline tour and is a spectacular eco-adventure through the forest canopy high above Queenstown, situated on Skyline Gondola hill. Ziptrek runs all year round and is stunning whatever the weather. With two tours to choose from it is suitable for everyone, whether looking for an introduction into Queenstown adventure (Moa 4-Line Tour) or wanting the latest gripping eco-exhilaration (Kea 6-Line Tour) which includes the steepest tree to tree zipline in the world.
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Reviewed 1 October 2015

Best thing about this activity is the view! Just Amazing. For our family of five it was something we had talked about when visiting Queenstown on several prior trips and really glad we did it this time. We hiked from the base on the Tiki Trail, something not for the feint hearted. It gets pretty steep in some areas and took about 1 hour at a steady pace with a few stops along the way. You can also take the Gondola up to the Ziptrek "Treehouse". Our guides Andrea and Trudie were well informed and entertaining whilst taking care of all the "business" of rigging us up into our harnesses and operating the zipline. They seemed to be honestly interested in the ecological message that the company stands by and eagerly talked about sustainability and human interaction with nature. The trip on the zipline was exhilarating and over all too quickly. We had a group of 10 so there is some time waiting for all participants to come down the line one at a time. I'd recommend this tour for anyone wanting a different perspective of Queenstown and sustainability.

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ZiptrekCrew, Guest Relations Manager at Ziptrek Ecotours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2015


Thank you for your review. I totally agree, the views throughout our tours are a spectacular and unique part of the Ziptrek Ecotours experience. Happy to hear that you hiked up the Tiki Trail to reach our treehouse, it's a steep but beautiful alternative way to join us at the top of Bob's Peak, plus some added exercise before you begin flying through the trees!

Andrea and Trudie will be very happy to hear your feedback and I'm glad that their genuine interest in our Eco Component was portrayed throughout your tour. For us the eco-interpretation is just as an important part of the tour as the ziplines because without one or the other, neither would exist.

While you wait for each member of your tour to zip across to join the group we have provided information boards, located on each deck, which gives you the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding and that "different perspective" about our sustainable message. Our Ziplines are also located in a multi purpose area which provides an unique experience of seeing mountain bikers ride down some of the amazing tracks below you.

Thanks again for your feedback and I'm happy to hear you would recommend us to others!

Many thanks,
GS Lead

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Reviewed 30 September 2015

What an amazing set up. In our party the oldest would have been around 70 and the youngest 12 and all of us had an awesome time. Dangling upside down (only if you want to) and flying between the trees on a 6 zip line tour was a sensational feeling. Definitely worth a visit if you are heading to Queenstown!

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Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

Wonderful fully trained staff with great x safety knowledge and hard cases to boot.
economy zipline informative but mostly fun. Outside comfort zone to begin with but the best adrenaline Rush ever. Def a must to do

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Reviewed 28 September 2015

The Kea tour was fantastic and the guys were great and very knowledgeable about sustainability and they made you feel relaxed and comfortable in the zipline.

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Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

Guides Matts and Jacques were professional, friendly and funny. Our group comprised of an elderly couple, a family with a young child and my family including my two teenage daughters and husband. The guides accommodated the needs of each person and made sure the elderly couple were driven by car instead of doing the walk to the sixth line. We had a great time. The cost was comparable to all tourist attractions in Queenstown.

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