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Book - Via Ferrata Queenstown

Clip, Climb, Explore...Via Ferrata means "iron road" and in essence it is a series of iron steps fixed into the rock face.

Via Ferrata is a unique climbing journey where you ascend fixed rungs attached to the rock face. It gives you the exposure, excitement and scenery of a rock climbing experience, while being less physically challenging, but you still get the buzz of being up high.

The guides will kit you out and instruct you on how to use the system. Within minutes, you will click into a gentle rhythmic movement as you start to move up the first rock face. Views of Queenstown, Lake Wakatipu and beyond are simply stunning and will be enjoyed both during and after the climb.

Queenstown Hill boasts 12 routes, covering over 300 vertical meters of varying degrees of difficulty for you to conquer. From the grassy base of the hill to the breath-taking views at the top, there's more than 1000 rungs and over 500 metres of cable.

With no climbing experience necessary this adventure is a great introduction to climbing!

INCLUDES:

  • Transfers from Central Queenstown
  • Guided instruction and safety equipment [helmet, harness and all of the technical gear]

DURATION:

  • Half Day - Allow up to 4 hours

DEPARTS:

  • 9:30AM or 1:30PM daily
  • Adventure Centre, Camp Street.

WHAT TO BRING:

  • Suitable grippy footwear (running shoes/hiking boots)
  • Warm clothing, waterproof jacket and gloves (cold/wet days)
  • Hat and sunscreen (hot days)
  • Water and snacks
  • Camera (optional)

SEASON:

  • Summer: 1st October - 30th April
  • Winter: 1st May - 30th September

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • No experience necessary, you need a moderate fitness level.
  • Child age: Minimum age is 10 years
  • Child prices are 10 - 12 years, Adult price.s are 13+ years.
  • A minimum of two people are needed to confirm a trip.

Via Ferrata: Half Day:

  • Adult $189.00
  • Child Age 10-12 Years $109.00

9:15am Via Ferrata: Earlybird Deal - Half Day:
Take the first trip of the day and save!

  • Adult $189.00
  • Child Age 10-12 Years $109.00

Q. Where is it?
A.
The starting point is located 2 minutes drive from Queenstown. Transport is included from the central Queenstown check in.

Q. What equipment is supplied?
A.
Harnesses, helmets and Via Ferrata leashes.

Q. What about the weather?
A.
Via Ferrata trips can be conducted in most weather. The operator reserves the right to cancel or modify any trips in the interest of safety.

Q. What do I bring on a Via Ferrata Trip?
A.
A warm layer, water and sturdy, grippy footwear. Valuables can be left at the Adventure Centre Base.

Q. Could I fall?
A.
Yes it is possible. Any fall will be arrested by the Via Ferrata leashes which are attached to the steel cable. The whole point of the Via Ferrata is to reduce the probability of falling and minimise the consequences should a fall occur.

Q. Can I stop part way and turn around?
A.
Yes, if necessary, there are a number of exit routes available.

Q. Can I organise private trips?
A.
Yes. We can organise trips to suit your needs. Via Ferrata is perfect for group activity, team building and corporate events.

Q. Is there a minimum trip size?
A.
A minimum of two people are needed to confirm a trip.

Q. Do I need previous Via Ferrata experience?
A.
Via Ferrata is an adventure any able-bodied person can do.

Q. Can I wear my glasses?
A.
Glasses and sunglasses are OK. We recommend a sports strap or a tie so you don't lose them.

Q. What is your cancellation policy?
A.
We require 24 hours notice of cancellation in order to receive a full refund. But if for any reason the operator cancels a trip we provide a full refund.

Q. Is there an age limit?
A.
Participants need to be 10 years of age.

Q. Can I take my camera or Go Pro?
A.
Yes. It must be taken at your own risk and be securely fastened to your body. We offer a Go Pro rental service as well.

Q. Can my friends / family watch while I Via Ferrata?
A.
No, the Via Ferrata is not accessible to the public there is not an appropriate place for a spectator to watch safely.

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