• Queenstown’s Most Unique Experience Gifts for Christmas in 2023

Queenstown’s Most Unique Experience Gifts for Christmas in 2023


‘Tis the season to be jolly, and what better way to spread the holiday cheer than by gifting the thrill of adventure? Say goodbye to the cliché socks and candles and embrace the excitement of Queenstown with open arms. In this blog, we’ll showcase some of the adrenaline capital’s most unique experiences that will bring a big smile to your friends and family under the tree. So get that paper and tape ready – we’ve got Christmas wrapped up!

iFLY Queenstown

Let’s kick off with the star of the show, iFLY Queenstown! iFLY offers the thrill of indoor skydiving without the need to jump out of an airplane. With iFLY’s vouchers, you’re not just giving an experience; you’re gifting the sensation of flying. It’s a unique and unforgettable adventure that will leave your loved one floating on cloud nine.

Imagine the joy on their face as they suit up, step into the wind tunnel, and soar like their favourite superhero! Whether your lucky recipient is a seasoned thrill-seeker or a first-time flyer, iFLY offers an exhilarating rush suitable for all ages and skill levels.

iFLY Queenstown

Jet Boating on the Shotover River or on Lake Wakatipu

Queenstown boasts thrilling jet boating experiences in beautiful surroundings. Picture this – your friends and family having a blast, their adrenaline pumping as the jet boat speeds through narrow canyons and exhilarating twists and turns, with the majestic alpine scenery as their backdrop. It’s a heart-pounding adventure that showcases the beauty of New Zealand’s wilderness in a unique way. Gift this experience to your mates, and they’ll be flying through the water, the wind in their hair, and a smile on their face! Choose from KJet or Shotover Jet for a present that’s sure to please.

Shotover Jet

A magical cruise to Milford Sound

Just a short drive from Queenstown, Te Anau is your gateway to the stunning Fiordland region. This holiday season, give your friends or whānau the gift of awe and wonder as they explore Milford Sound or Doubtful Sound on a scenic cruise. The towering cliffs, cascading waterfalls, and pristine waters will make them feel like they’ve received the most beautiful present from nature. RealNZ sails daily to these breathtaking locations.


Unwind in Paradise: Onsen Hot Pools

Give the gift of relaxation and tranquility with an Onsen Hot Pools voucher. Nestled in the heart of New Zealand’s pristine landscapes, it’s a soothing and rejuvenating experience like no other. With a voucher in hand, your loved one can soak in private cedar-lined pools overlooking the breathtaking Shotover River. An Onsen Hot Pools voucher is a ticket to pure bliss, making it the perfect present for anyone in need of some well-deserved relaxation and pampering.


Make this Christmas the best yet by sharing the joy of Queenstown, Fiordland, and Wanaka with your favourite people. These presents allow them to create lasting memories in New Zealand’s most picturesque locations, while ticking off some truly incredible experiences off their bucket lists.