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Curated Queenstown experiences

Tailor-made itineraries and hidden gems uncovered

Access all that Queenstown has to offer, from the must-dos to the most unexpected delights. Check In is a highly personalised booking service where we provide itineraries, activity bookings and holiday home services customised for you. Whether it’s sharing a story or sharing a meal, finding an adventure or finding a view, we can connect you with the people and places that make Queenstown unforgettable.

Take a walk around Lake Wakatipu with local storyteller, Darren
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Hear about Queenstown’s hidden gems over a cuppa with Sarah
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Create beautiful flower crowns with Ingrid; the perfect excuse to gather the girls together
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Make an impact while you’re here and volunteer your time with Wakatipu Reforestation Trust
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Dine out with a difference; join a local family and experience the ‘Polynasian’ flavours of Blue Kanu
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Start your day right with a morning stretch with (yoga instructor? personal trainer?) Marco
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Explore the local craft beer scene with our brewing expert, Lewis
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Elevate your special proposal with local legend, Samara who will help you add the wow factor
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Visit the Waka Ama club in Kelvin Heights and have a go at traditional outrigger canoeing
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Peddle your way through the vines, where Central Otago’s finest Pinot Noir is made
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Sneak Peak Itinerary

Alpine Connections Experience

The sights and tastes of Central Otago come to life with local knowledge and behind-the-scenes access. Enjoy this full-day experience visiting a few of our favourite places and meeting a few of our favourite people


Highlight 1:

Explore what Queenstown is most famous for - its breath-taking scenery - without the crowds. We’ll find the perfect outdoor adventure so you can take stretch your legs or work up a sweat. We’ll find the spot, you set the pace.


Highlight 2:

Dinner is always better with friends. A hosted dinner experience at the locals’ favourite, Blue Kanu. Enjoy the mouth-watering ‘Polynasian’ flavours of this incredible restaurant in the company of new friends.


Highlight 3:

Head to the heart of the Gibbston Valley with a guided wine experience at Mt Rosa with the Alpine Luxury Tours. Spend some time in the tasting room and hear from the winemakers why this region is renowned for producing the best Pinot Noir in the world.


Highlight 4:

At the end of the day, relax knowing you have the help of our concierge service to provide you with whatever you need. .. e.g. Babysitter, food delivery, etc..

About our itineraries

Sometimes you just want to get off the tourist trails. Sometimes you’re on the hunt for local experiences. That’s why we create itineraries like the Alpine Connection Experience. From immersing yourself in the local culture, to hand-feeding lama’s on mountain tops, this isn’t more of the same: this is the future of travel – conscious, hyper-local and as authentic as it gets.

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