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Queenstown Snowmobile

Thursday, July 27, 2006

Queenstown is New Zealand's most popular destination for international visitors. It is the country's adventure capital, offering four distinctive seasons which have their own attractions. It plays host to many festivals and events and offers diverse accommodation, activities, places to eat and entertainment — for all ages.

A 12-minute helicopter flight from Queenstown to base camp on the Old Woman Range opens a spellbinding world — a world of magnificent views and vast snow.

Join a Nevis Snowmobile Adventure and drive your own snowmobile into this marvellous part of New Zealand. On the 1700m plateau you are on top of the world as you whiz along the Old Woman Range, taking in the seldom seen views of the eastern side of the Remarkables, Nevis Valley, Garvie Mountain Range and Polar Plateau.

Expert guides are with you all the way and you require no special skills or fitness level. The flat to gently rolling terrain is ideal for novices. Simple as can be — squeeze the accelerator and you go — squeeze the brake and you stop.

You are provided thermal snowmobile suits, gloves, boots and helmets and off you go in comfort and safety in the modern fleet of snowmobiles.


New Zealand's south island.


Nevis Snowmobile Adventure is around $440 for adults and $325 for children. It runs from mid-June to October.

Air New Zealand has special one-way fares to Queenstown. They are on sale until July 30, 2006, and for travel between August 1 and September 30, 2006. Taxes are included. Indirect flights via Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch are subject to availability.

One-way fares from;
  • Sydney Melbourne Brisbane, $285
  • Adelaide, $425
  • Perth, $545

Please note that the prices listed are valid at the time of filming.

For further information

Nevis Snowmobile Adventure
Ph: 0011 64 3 442 4250

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