Great Glenorchy Getaway Day is back!
A fun day out in Glenorchy, filled with activities for the whole family!
We have planned a great day for you and partnered up with local providers to bring you some fantastic deals, so come to Glenorchy this Labour Weekend, support local, and explore everything that we have on offer. There are lots of activities for everyone - free kids activities available all afternoon.
Sunday 25 October 2020
From 9 am to 6 pm
Check out the itinerary below and the amazing offers from Glenorchy businesses.
Sunday 25 October 2020 Programme
9am – 5pm Mrs Woolly’s General Store open for great coffee, delicious fresh bakes, and a store-wide sale with items up to 60% off
11am – 3pm Market stalls outside Mrs Woolly’s General Store
11am – 3pm Delicious bao buns from Mrs Woolly’s Food Truck outside Mrs Woolly’s General Store
11am – 3pm Market stalls outside Mrs Woolly’s General Store
11am – 3pm Glenorchy Brew Co will have tastings and bottle sales of the locally brewed Glenorchy Mountain Ale and Paradise Pilsner (new in 330ml!)
11am - 3pm Coal Pit Wine - winemaker Anika Willner will also be doing a tasting of the beautiful Coal Pit wines at the market
11am & 1pm Camp Glenorchy Tours – find out more about the local and international arts and sustainability features at NZ’s most sustainably designed eco retreat. Limited to 10 people per tour. Contact us to secure your spot or come early on the day.
11am – 2pm Kids face painting with The Paint People
12pm – 2pm Live music from Lisa Cruickshank
2pm - 3pm "Waste Free Wanda" Show at Camp Glenorchy - A dynamic one-woman musical on how we can reduce our single-use waste. Perfect for kids and parents!
4pm – 5:30pm Screening of the documentary “Kiss the Ground” at Camp Glenorchy - an inspiring and groundbreaking film that reveals the first viable solution to our climate crisis
6pm Dinner time! Grab a bite at one of the restaurants in Glenorchy
ALL WEEKEND: Amazing deals Glenorchy-wide! Helicopter flights, horse riding, ziplining, 4WD tours, hiking gear hire, car relocation, packrafting tours, hunting tours, lunch and dinner deals, and more! Check the full list below.
Waste Free Wanda is written and performed by award-winning singer/songwriter Anna van Riel, this one-woman musical gives young audiences empowering solutions on how to combat single-use plastics and protect our environment, and the confidence to implement them.
Join us for this fun show at 2pm at Camp Glenorchy. Don't forget to take the kids to do face painting from 11am to 2pm outside Mrs Woolly's General Store.
Kiss the Ground reveals that, by regenerating the world’s soils, we can completely and rapidly stabilize Earth’s climate, restore lost ecosystems and create abundant food supplies. The film artfully illustrates how, by drawing down atmospheric carbon, soil is the missing piece of the climate puzzle.
Join us for this movie screening at 4pm at Camp Glenorchy. Limited to 50 people, on a first come, first served basis.
Free admission. Click here to watch the trailer.
Amazing Deals Glenorchy-wide
There's never been a better time to do something new! Check out the fantastic deals on offer from Glenorchy providers. Make sure you book in advance to avoid disappointment.
Scenic Heli Flights
Experience Glenorchy and the surrounding area from the air! Climb into a heli and from above, see Lake Wakatipu, Dart River, the Rees Valley and so much more. And if you really fancy it, add a short scenic landing to your experience!
10-minute scenic flight for up to 6 people for only $480, or a 10-minute flight and a 10-minute snow landing for only $600.
That's only $80 per person for a group of 6 people.
Usually $330 per person.
Contact Heli Glenorchy to book on 0800 435 449 or [email protected]
Horse Riding in Paradise
20% off Rees River Trail at High Country Horses
Come and see our back country by horseback. This is a 2.5 hour ride that is offered to novice through to experienced riders. Crossing through Glacial-fed rivers, wander through a willow forest, enjoy a chance to learn more, or for the more experienced enjoy a trot or canter. This ride goes out twice daily from Glenorchy.
Click here to find out more, and mention "Great Glenorchy Getaway Day" to redeem this offer. Valid on Labour weekend only.
Contact High Country Horses directly to book on 0508 59 59 59 or [email protected]
Electric 4WD Self-drive Tour
25% off 4WD tours
Explore the Dart River Delta. Take charge of these amazing electric 4WD vehicles and let the on-board computer guide you along the wilderness trail in comfort, safety, and silence!
Ideal for small groups, families, and couples, each self-drive vehicle carries up to three people.
Now only $180 per 3 seat vehicle. Usually $240.
Contact Delta Discovery to book on 027 374 7555 or [email protected]
Electric Mountain Bike Tours
$35 off Electric Mountain Bike Tours
Take it to the next level by experiencing the very latest machines on 50 kilometres of New Zealand’s most stunning back country routes.
The route is a mixture of gravel and dirt roads from river plain, to rolling lakeside and pristine beech forest hills, full of native bird species, with endless dramatic views which will leave you speechless.
Now only $90 per person. Usually $125. Maximum 2 people.
Contact Delta Freeride to book on 027 374 7555 or [email protected]
Zipline in Paradise
10% off Paradise Ziplines
The very best of gorge ziplining taking you on a fully guided adventurous journey through pristine native beech forest over an alpine stream. An exhilarating 8 lines with a total of 1km of zipping with loads of variety and fun.
Now only $135 per person. Usually $150. Mention "Great Glenorchy Getaway Day" to redeem offer. Valid for Labour weekend only.
Use the code GGGD10 to redeem this offer when booking online.
30% off Quality gear hire for your day-hike adventure
Going on a hiking adventure for the day but don't want the hassle of bringing all your gear along? The team at Easyhike has got your back! Hire quality gear for your day hike. Includes day-pack, 2 rain jackets, 2 rain pants, 1 insulated flask, and a first aid kit.
Only $50 for bookings made over Labour Weekend. Usually $75.
Fishing, Hunting and Photography Tours
15% off any Top of The Lake Guiding tours
Top of The Lake Guiding has a variety of authentic adventures for you to choose from. Free range hunting, fly fishing trips, wilderness photography tours, all tours are guided with their local and knowledgeable guides that will make your experience memorable.
Get 15% off tours in November and December 2020 when mentioning Great Glenorchy Getaway Day.
Packrafting in Pristine Waters
20% off Packrafting trips for the month of November
Explore one of the most beautiful locations in New Zealand. Packrafting Queenstown offers full day, overnight, and multiday trips. Far from the crowds, their small groups will take you to stunning places and let you explore the peaceful nature of New Zealand's back country, far away from the throngs.
Enjoy this early bird deal for trips in November. Valid for bookings placed on Labour Weekend.
Heli Biking Adventure
Fifth person flies and bikes for free
Ever wanted to experience a completely unique adventure? If you're a mountain bike lover, this activity is for you! Hop on a helicopter with a knowledgeable local guide and get dropped off with your bike at the top of a historical trail. Your guide will take you through the best spots and tell you everything about the heritage scheelite history.
Get your mates together and experience this for $395 per person for a group of 4 and the fifth person goes for free!
Mention Great Glenorchy Getaway Day to redeem this offer from November 1st 2020 to May 31st 2021. Bikes and safety equipment are not included in the price. You can hire a bike for an extra $100.
Contact MountainHut directly on 027 442 7035 or click here to email them.
$40 off Rees - Dart Track car relocation
Planning on adventuring up the Rees-Dart track on Labour weekend? Take advantage of this offer by Track Hopper and get $40 off your car relocation. Drive to the beginning of the track and Track Hopper will bring your car to the other end so you can drive back without worrying about set times for shuttles.
Planning to walk the Routeburn Track in December? TrackHopper also has a special offer for you: 50% off Divide to Routeburn car relocation.
Lunch and Dinner
A delicious platter with a view at Kinloch Lodge $65
Kinloch Lodge Restaurant offers one of the best lake views in the area. Located only a stunning 25-minute drive from Glenorchy, Kinloch is a great option to explore our beautiful back country.
Why not take the drive and have lunch with a view on Saturday or Sunday? Enjoy this delicious platter for two for only $65. There is also a full lunch and dinner menu available.
Offer valid on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 only. Bookings essential. Contact Kinloch Lodge to make a reservation on 03 442 4900 or online.
Local beer + burger at Bold Peak Lodge $25
Enjoy a pint of the local beer by Glenorchy Brew Co and a delicious burger at the Bold Peak Lodge for only $25!
A great dinner option after a fun day out exploring Glenorchy. Full menu and kids menu are also available.
Valid all day on Sunday 25 October only.
Contact Bold Peak Lodge to book a table on 03-442 9968. Walk-ins also welcome.
Camping at Mrs Woolly's Campground
Camping spots from $35
Mrs Woolly's Campground will be open for the summer season from Labour Weekend onwards. Stay a little longer, bring your tent, your friends and family, and have an authentic Labour Weekend experience camping here in Glenorchy.
Click here to book online or contact Mrs Woolly's Campground on 021 0889 4008
Experience NZ's most sustainable accommodation
20% off at Camp Glenorchy
Take the opportunity to experience an eco-friendly and luxurious stay at Camp Glenorchy on Labour Weekend. All cabins and bunk huts are now 20% off for bookings during Labour Weekend. Includes a delicious continental breakfast.
Click here to book online or give us a call on 0800 492 267
See you at Labour Weekend!
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