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“Fun in the forest, great guides!”
Review of Ziptrek Ecotours

Ziptrek Ecotours
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US$97.33*
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Queenstown Zipline Tour
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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 17 March 2017 via mobile

Me and a friend did the 6 line 'Kea' tour and it was awesome! The lines are all different lengths and heights and the guides offer progressive challenges for each one, including zipping upside down! You don't have to do the challenges because the ziplines are already pretty exhilarating but I would recommend it if you are a thrill seeker! Our guide was Nicholas and he was great, made the whole trip really fun and was very knowledgeable about the woodland and local area. My tip for this tour would be to dress warm as for the most part you are shaded by the canopy of the trees and at times it can get a bit chilly.

Thank Dave420187
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ZiptrekCrew, Guest Relations Manager at Ziptrek Ecotours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

Hi Dave420187,

Thanks for coming zipping through the trees with us!

Fantastic to hear that you had such an awesome time on your Kea 6 Line Tour. The progressive nature of the course allows you to build your confidence and take on line 6, the steepest tree-to-tree zipline in the world! Our challenges are great for those who want to push themselves a little further but like you say, are totally optional.
We pride ourselves on our guides so it is great to hear Nicholas's enthusiasm shone through and that you enjoyed the talks about the local flora and fauna!
And like you mentioned the tour takes place under the canopy of the trees so even on sunny days it is about 4 degrees cooler.

Thanks again for coming on tour with us and for your valued review.

Kind regards,

The Ziptrek Team

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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

I did the 6 line tour and am so glad I did! I had never zip-lined before and this was a great first experience! Our guides Sam and Nico were friendly, funny, and kept us safe! I had so much fun and would definitely do it again!

Thank Savannah M
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Amy and Jordanne were our guides and we couldn't have gotten luckier! They were so supportive and understanding of my fear of heights and really helped me overcome this and have a great time, Amy even talked me into doing the canyon swing which I although terrifying I am glad she talked me into it. Thank you girls you are amazing!
Both of the ladies were super knowledgeable and you could tell that they are really passionate about their jobs and the environment. The experience itself was really fun and the views are incredible. No trip to Queenstown is complete until you do this experience!

Thank Beccajanexo
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Loved it! Four lines through the trees. Even the one who was scared of heights, conquered this. Guides were great, chatty and made you feel safe. Good adventure for mixed ages and abilities.

Thank s9gudgeon
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ZiptrekCrew, Guest Relations Manager at Ziptrek Ecotours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

Hi s9gudgeon,

Thank you for your 5 star review!

Fantastic to hear you had such a great time on your Moa 4 Line Tour. The Moa 4 Line is the perfect choice for families or first-time zippers. Our Kea 6 Line Tour, which includes the steepest tree-to-tree zipline in the world, is ideal for guests with a more enhanced appetite for adventure. Maybe next time you are in Queenstown!
Our Guest Services team and Guides are great at helping to ease the fears of those who are afraid of heights or nervous about zipping. Great to hear that our Guides' sense of fun and commitment to safety shone through.

Thanks again for coming on tour with us and taking the time to leave a review!

Kind regards,

The Ziptrek Team

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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Completed the 6 line Kea tour under the excellent guidance of Kevin and Sam. The guides had great banter to put everyone at ease but reassuringly they were also focussed on the necessary safety aspects too.

The lines provide fleeting views over the town and are a fun way to get back down the mountain rather than the return gondola. Challenges set by the guides make this zip line tour interesting...the trust step calls for you to override what your brain is telling your body to do. But there's no pressure, the guys make sure you get what you want out of the experience.

The short downhill walk between lines 5 and 6 builds the anticipation and adrenaline as you get set up for the steepest zip in the world. To coin a phrase , it's awesome! Travelling at near 70km/hr it's a relief to know that the guides are there to help brake your descent so you can truly make the most of the ride!

Great fun, exhilarating and important ecological messages shared along the way.

Only downside is that if you use the gondola you can't pay for a one way ticket.

Thank TravellingTnA
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