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Platinum Tour of Arrowtown and Wanaka

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8 hrs
Guided tour
Transfers included

Spend a full day exploring 4 historical mining towns and the beautiful resort town of Wanaka. The tour includes 13 stops and a lot of free exploration time with photo op opportunities.


  • The diverse itinerary of the tour ensures an all-inclusive experience from sightseeing and historical ventures to food and shopping.

  • Walk in the footsteps of early gold miners in the historic towns of the Chinese Settlement, Cardona, Arrowtown, and Old Cromwell Town.

  • Visit iconic landmarks including the Wakana Tree, Crown Range road, Old Cromwell town, Bra fence, etc.

  • Make the most of the 4 hours out of the tour to properly appreciate the historical landmarks and iconic scenery, including the Wanaka Tree.

  • Let your breath be taken away by the beautiful landscapes of Kawarau Gorge, Wanaka and Dunstan lakes.

  • Enjoy morning and afternoon refreshments at a charming cafe and the historical Cardrona hotel.


  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off

  • Transfers in tour vehicle

  • Morning refreshment in a cafe (light snack and espresso coffee, leaf tea or hot chocolate)

  • Afternoon refreshment at Cardona Hotel (choice of Cardrona Ale or non-alcoholic ginger beer)


  • Visit to Puzzling World

  • Visit to Lavendar Farm

cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Venture into the historic towns of Wanaka and Arrowtown near Queenstown, famous for the history of gold mining, riches, and natural beauty. Have a fulfilling experience stretching up to a full day of sightseeing, historical venture, lots of shopping, sampling local food, and finding your soul as you connect with the energy of these places. If you are short on time or want to avoid driving out every day, this comprehensive tour is perfect for you.

Dive into the Gold Rush

The charming Arrowtown has a history of the gold rush in the 19th century, which also resulted in a substantial Chinese settlement influencing the local architecture, markets, and culture. Walk down the famous lanes of Arrowtown to experience the authentic feel of what makes Arrowtown, the hidden gem of New Zealand. Shop for souvenirs or sample the local food at one of the restaurants in this little quirky yet charming place.

The tour also takes you to the historical Old Cromwell Town and Cardona. A morning refreshment at a cozy cafe in Cromwell, including a light snack and espresso coffee, leaf tea, or hot chocolate will fill you with new energy for your day. An afternoon beverage, a choice between beer and non-alcoholic ginger beer, awaits at the 1863 Cardona Hotel - rumored to be the most photographed building in the country.

Lose Yourself in the Beauty of Wanaka

If you are in search of peace, serenity, scenic beauty, and just relaxing for some time, you have found the best place. You have free time to completely appreciate the charm of Wanaka. Don't forget to apture the striking site of the Wanaka Tree standing lone in the middle of the lake. Stop by one of the cafes for lunch or simply enjoy a stroll across the town.

Important Information

  • Vaccination certificates will be required for all members in a group 12 years 3 months old or above.

  • Children below the age of 5 are not allowed on this tour.

  • A minimum of 2 guests are required for the tour to operate.


Daily: 9:10am onwards.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide at 25 Shotover Street.

  • Address: 25 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Stanley Street Bus Hub A, Liquor King. It is a quick 3-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board buses #1 and #1D to get you there.

By Tram

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