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A whirlwind adventure awaits

This is for the ones who have a passion for life! Known as the adventure capital of the world, Queenstown comes with a whole range of heart-pumping activities, making it the perfect nature’s playground! Pack your bags and get ready for a whirlwind adventure in just 24 hours, beginning at the beautiful Hotel St Moritz Queenstown - MGallery by Sofitel.

12:00 AM Recharge your batteries at Hotel St Moritz Queenstown - MGallery by Sofitel

Idyllically situated at the shores of Lake Wakatipu, overlooking the crystal clear waters and The Remarkables mountain range, Hotel St Moritz embodies the spirit of Queenstown, New Zealand. Be inspired by Queenstown’s stunning scenery - breathe in the fresh air and recharge with the energy of nature, and get yourself ready for the next 24 hours of adventure, discovery and rejuvenation.

7:00 am – Picnic breakfast at Lake Wakatipu

With views as amazing as these, you don’t want to stay indoors, even for breakfast! Order some room service and pack them up in a quaint little picnic basket for some quality time with nature. Enjoy your sandwiches, croissants and maybe a little bubbly (You’re on a holiday!) to the sounds of birds chirping and the gentle sounds of moving water.

8:30 am – Pump up your adrenaline by jet boating through the Shotover River

Start your day with some adrenaline-pumping jet boating rides! Taking you through the Shotover River, Shotover Jet navigates around narrow canyons at high speeds, complete with hair-swishing 360-degree spins.
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1:00 pm – Chomp down on Queenstown’s signature Fergburger!

After working up an appetite, satisfy your hunger with a signature Fergburger in Queenstown’s centre – it’s the only place you’ll ever be able to try one. 
With a reputation of possibly the best burger in the world, we recommend you to give the Little Lamby (Prime New Zealand lamb, mint jelly, lettuce, tomato, red onion, alioli, tomato relish) a try! 
Photo credit: AJ Hackett Bungy Facebook Page

2:30 pm - Jump for your life at Kawarau Bridge Bungy

With over 29 years of experience, the team at AJ Hackett Bungy is more than equipped to help you create an experience you will NEVER forget, with a 100% safety record. Now that you’ve been reassured, muster up all your courage and place your life in the hands of these professional thrill-seekers. 3,2,1 JUMP!
If you want to try something different, you can also try swinging over a huge canyon or zip riding at a speed of 60 kph! Whatever you choose to do, be sure to capture this experience to savour it for your lifetime.

5:00 pm – Calm your senses at So SPA Queenstown

Voted the World’s Best Hotel Spa by Travel + Leisure magazine, you can relax knowing that So SPA Queenstown knows how to do it right. Located just mere steps away from the shimmering waters of Lake Wakatipu, So SPA incorporates unique features such as a traditional Hammam steam room and cedar wood clad Jacuzzi into their signature So SPA rituals. Just what you need to calm your senses after a day of adventure.

7:00 pm – Dinner at the award winning Lombardi Restaurant

The enthralling views of lake and mountains from Lombardi, Hotel St Moritz Queenstown - MGallery by Sofitel’s award winning restaurant, offers an unforgettable New Zealand dining experience. Dine in style with a carefully crafted wine list that focuses on the famous Pinot Noir variety renowned in the Central Otago Region.

9:00 pm – Drinks at the Lombardi Bar

A natural meeting place, Lombardi Bar sits immediately adjacent the hotel lobby. Extensive views over Queenstown’s peaks, the bar provides ample opportunity to contemplate on the day’s activities.

11:00 pm - Rest and relax at your hotel room

Head back to your handsomely designed room with a clever blend of timeless classics and modern essentials. Panoramic views across lake and mountains are available in both rooms and suites, providing a perfect backdrop to a restful evening.

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