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#WellbeingForWhakatipu partnership launched

#WellbeingForWhakatipu partnership launched

today October 3, 2021 at 5:20:02 PM

Ziptrek Ecotours and the Southern Wellbeing Trust have partnered with other like-minded local small businesses to launch #WellbeingForWhakatipu - a five-week initiative that aims to help people find balance, build resilience and boost mental health and wellbeing. 

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Ziptrek Ecotours stands among giants at Qualmark Awards

Ziptrek Ecotours stands among giants at Qualmark Awards

today August 4, 2021 at 1:51:22 PM

Manaaki whenua, Manaaki tangata, Haere whakamua. Caring for land and people has always been the path to the future for Ziptrek Ecotours.

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ZIPTREK ECOTOURS NAMED AS FINALIST IN 100% PURE NEW ZEALAND EXPERIENCE AWARDS

ZIPTREK ECOTOURS NAMED AS FINALIST IN 100% PURE NEW ZEALAND EXPERIENCE AWARDS

today July 15, 2021 at 5:52:02 PM

Ziptrek Ecotours is stoked to announce their inclusion as one of 47 finalists in the 2021 Qualmark 100% Pure New Zealand Experience Awards.

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Ziptrek Ecotours launches world’s first augmented zipline tour

Ziptrek Ecotours launches world’s first augmented zipline tour

today March 16, 2021 at 2:31:59 PM

Award-winning Ziptrek Ecotours in Queenstown, New Zealand, is taking its first steps in combining adventure tourism with digital storytelling.   

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spectacular ‘green weddings’ inspire couples to eco-elope to Queenstown

spectacular ‘green weddings’ inspire couples to eco-elope to Queenstown

today November 26, 2020 at 1:34:02 PM

Spectacular ‘green weddings’ inspire couples to eco-elope to Queenstown

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Ziptrek pivot and innovate to stay in the game

Ziptrek pivot and innovate to stay in the game

today November 12, 2020 at 3:25:14 PM

Using the assets, IP, people and infrastructure already in place in a 10-year-old business – and thinking hugely outside the square -- was key to Ziptrek Ecotours bringing in new business opportunities post lockdown.

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EDUCATION TAKES TO THE TREES ABOVE QUEENSTOWN

EDUCATION TAKES TO THE TREES ABOVE QUEENSTOWN

today October 10, 2020 at 1:53:00 PM

There’s a quote about education that rings pretty true for the team at Queenstown’s Ziptrek Ecotours.

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Ziptrek Ecotours achieve zero carbon zipping for another year

Ziptrek Ecotours achieve zero carbon zipping for another year

today September 29, 2020 at 6:04:56 PM

Ziptrek Ecotours is stoked to announce, in time for school holidays, that it is again a carbon neutral business ensuring its guests can experience the thrill of ziplining guilt free.

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More than trees and tees: becoming carbon-neutral

More than trees and tees: becoming carbon-neutral

today March 1, 2020 at 7:07:26 PM

'first appeared in Source magazine' By Bethany Rogers

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Ziptrek Ecotours Achieves Zero Carbon for Christmas

Ziptrek Ecotours Achieves Zero Carbon for Christmas

today December 16, 2019 at 2:33:19 PM

Ziptrek Ecotours is pleased to celebrate Christmas with a special announcement to you, our peers, friends and community.  Ziptrek Ecotours is now officially "Zero Carbon Business", after an independent assessment done by the good people at Ekos for financial year 2018-19 with Ziptrek's  total carbon calculation of 34.04 tCO2e.   This allows our guests to now zipline carbon free! 

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10 Eco Friendly Gifts

10 Eco Friendly Gifts

today November 20, 2019 at 5:10:25 PM

 

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10 New Zealand Native Birds

10 New Zealand Native Birds

today November 7, 2019 at 5:10:45 PM

This month, Ziptrek Ecotours Queenstown is celebrating turning 10 years young! That's a decade of zipping, 10 years of working with local charities & communities and 10 years striving to improve sustainability in tourism, within New Zealand. 

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Accolades come thick and fast for Ziptrek Ecotours

Accolades come thick and fast for Ziptrek Ecotours

today November 3, 2019 at 11:32:16 AM

The accolades are flowing thick and fast for the team at Queenstown’s Ziptrek Ecotours.

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Ziptrek Ecotours raise a record breaking amount for local charity

Ziptrek Ecotours raise a record breaking amount for local charity

today October 25, 2019 at 3:00:13 PM

Ziptrek Ecotours has raised a recording-breaking $11,352 for Central Lakes Family Services, during its annual ‘Ziptober’ fundraiser.

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Ziptrek Ecotours wears conservation credentials on its sleeve

Ziptrek Ecotours wears conservation credentials on its sleeve

today September 19, 2019 at 5:58:58 PM

Pioneering eco-tourism company Ziptrek Ecotours has been proudly wearing its conservation credentials on its sleeve this week.

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Supporting tree planting programmes in build up to Conservation Week

Supporting tree planting programmes in build up to Conservation Week

today September 12, 2019 at 5:49:43 PM

Staff from Queenstown’s leading eco-tourism company Ziptrek Ecotours joined green-fingered students to plant flaxes and native grasses as part of a nationwide Paper4Trees programme.

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Ziptrek Queenstown co-founder finalist in top Tourism Award

Pioneering Ziptrek Ecotours founder finalist in top New Zealand tourism awards

today August 31, 2019 at 5:53:04 PM

From architecture to guiding, outdoor education to tourism, with a degree of self-deprecation Trent Yeo says he “wandered with purpose” into the tourism industry.

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Putting the “Eco” in Eco-tours!

Putting the “Eco” in Eco-tours!

today December 18, 2018 at 12:00:00 PM

At Ziptrek Ecotours we hold ourselves accountable for the preservation of the environment and well-being of the land we operate on.

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Ziptober - We show our support for volunteer fire service

Ziptober - We show our support for volunteer fire service

today November 9, 2018 at 12:00:00 PM

One of the country’s busiest volunteer fire fighting services has received a welcome $8000 cash injection.

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Ziptober - Our locals day becomes locals month for 2018!

Ziptober - Our locals day becomes locals month for 2018!

today September 27, 2018 at 12:00:00 PM

QUEENSTOWN'S VOLUNTEER FIRE BRIGADE "ZIP" IN FULL UNIFORM FOR OUR ZIPTOBER LAUNCH!

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Conservation Week

Conservation Week

today September 11, 2018 at 12:00:25 PM

ZIPTREK ARE PROUDLY SUPPORTING THE KEA CONSERVATION TRUST!

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Flying the flag for Winter Pride in Queenstown!

Flying the flag for Winter Pride in Queenstown!

today August 30, 2018 at 12:00:18 PM

ZIPTREK ARE PROUDLY SUPPORTING WINTER PRIDE 2018!

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Ziptrek staff are getting involved in Plastic Free July!

Ziptrek staff are getting involved in Plastic Free July!

today June 29, 2018 at 12:00:00 PM

ZIPTREK STAFF ARE GETTING INVOLVED IN PLASTIC FREE JULY!

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ECO EYE: 3 Easy Eco Swaps!

ECO EYE: 3 Easy Eco Swaps!

today April 23, 2018 at 12:00:35 PM

If Earth Day has you wondering how you can do you bit to help keep our planet green, then look no further than these three easy swaps...

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Ziptrek Drops A Spotlight on Conservation

today March 6, 2018 at 12:00:00 PM

This week we officially launched our brand-new tour, The Kereru.

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Ziptrek welcomes in the Year of the Dog

today February 12, 2018 at 12:00:11 PM

Chinese New Year is just around the corner, as we say goodbye to the plucky rooster and welcome in the Year of the Dog.

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Ziptrek ‘Locals day’ a roaring success for Branches Camp

Ziptrek ‘Locals day’ a roaring success for Branches Camp

today November 7, 2017 at 12:00:00 PM

Queenstown tourism company Ziptrek Ecotours is celebrating another successful ‘Locals Day’ as over 200 locals ‘took to the trees’ yesterday (Sunday October 29) to raise money for chosen charity Wakatipu High School Branches Camp.

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Planting Trees for Conservation Week

Planting Trees for Conservation Week

today October 18, 2017 at 12:00:04 PM

This year’s theme for Conservation week is 'Love My Backyard'! For us, our backyard is the place we work and play every day and that’s why our conservation efforts are so important to us.

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3 reasons why spring is the best time to zip

3 reasons why spring is the best time to zip

today October 12, 2017 at 12:00:49 PM

The sun is shining, the leaves are changing and everything seems a little brighter...here's 3 reasons why zipping's best in spring!

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Try the World’s Steepest Zipline at Ziptrek Ecotours

Try the World’s Steepest Zipline at Ziptrek Ecotours

today July 17, 2017 at 12:00:00 PM

by Omega Car Rentals

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Top 7 things to do in Queenstown, New Zealand

Top 7 things to do in Queenstown, New Zealand

today April 21, 2017 at 12:00:00 PM

Queenstown is one legendary town!   Why? It’s so well known as the adventure capital of the world! You can’t say you’ve finished visiting Queenstown without taking in at least one of the extreme activities! Really, they have everything that the adventure seeker could ever want!

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Bucket List No.1: Ziplining

Bucket List No.1: Ziplining

today February 7, 2017 at 12:00:00 PM

My birthday is sort of a big deal; well, isn’t everyone’s? It is a celebration of being on this earth another 365 (or 366 in a leap year) days and conquering the challenges of life. This being said, my husband truly gives my birthday the recognition and spotlight he feels it deserves, and I guess with a wife who is approaching 40, it is the safe thing to do to keep me from dreading that day in mid-January. This year, he gave my 38th rotation around the sun spectacular treatment with a bucket-list-ticking trip to the adventure capital of the world – Queenstown New Zealand. A town that mirrors the quirkiness and quaintness of Aspen Colorado, Queenstown is a place where your inner adrenaline-junkie’s dreams come true. Therefore, in honour of this risk-taking, death-defying momentum, I have comprised a bucket list of must-do’s series while in this beautiful South Island haven, starting with a zip through the trees with Ziptrek Ecotours.

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RELIVING MY CHILDHOOD WITH ZIPTREK ECOTOURS

RELIVING MY CHILDHOOD WITH ZIPTREK ECOTOURS

today December 14, 2016 at 12:00:00 PM

I don’t know about you but my memories of ziplining (or flying fox for some) take me back to zooming through trees whooping and hollering and randomly sticking my legs out in the air whilst my mum looked on in horror.

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Ziptrek ‘gives back to nature’ with locals’ day in Queenstown

Ziptrek ‘gives back to nature’ with locals’ day in Queenstown

today October 20, 2016 at 12:00:00 PM

Hundreds of Queenstown locals ‘took to the trees’ for a locals’ day treat raising thousands of dollars for the Wakatipu Reforestation Trust.

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ZIPTREK EARNS 2016 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE

ZIPTREK EARNS 2016 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE

today May 25, 2016 at 12:00:00 PM

Ziptrek Ecotours Queenstown is delighted to announce that it has received another TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include accommodations, eateries and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a quality customer experience.

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Zipline company early adopter of virtual reality video technology

Zipline company early adopter of virtual reality video technology

today May 6, 2016 at 12:00:00 PM

Ziptrek Ecotours is bringing its award-winning Queenstown experience to over 260 of the world’s leading travel buyers at New Zealand’s biggest international tourism event.

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Ziptrek to open World's Biggest Zipline!

Ziptrek to open World's Biggest Zipline!

today April 1, 2016 at 12:00:00 PM

Leading Queenstown based adventure tourism company, Ziptrek Ecotours, has announced plans to open what will be the biggest, fastest and longest zipline in the world!

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New audio tours speak ‘real Aussie’ and Mandarin

New audio tours speak ‘real Aussie’ and Mandarin

today December 21, 2015 at 12:00:00 PM

It’s a well-known ‘fact’ that Australians speak a different language, so when launching a new audio tour app, Queenstown-based tourism company Ziptrek Ecotours has put together an Aussie version for our friends across the ditch – as well one in Mandarin.

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Ziptrek celebrates record locals’ day in Queenstown

Ziptrek celebrates record locals’ day in Queenstown

today October 18, 2015 at 12:00:00 PM

Multi-award-winning Queenstown based-tourism company Ziptrek Ecotours helped locals reconnect with their inner child with a record-breaking locals’ day in aid of a good cause.

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Ziptrek Ecotours wins environmental tourism award

Ziptrek Ecotours wins environmental tourism award

today October 2, 2015 at 12:00:00 PM

A successful business driven by the ethos of ‘inspiration through adventure’ is how judges described Queenstown’s Ziptrek Ecotours in announcing it as the winner of the Environmental Tourism Award at this year’s Tourism Industry Awards.

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 We Reached the Finals of the Tourism Industry Awards!

We Reached the Finals of the Tourism Industry Awards!

today August 26, 2015 at 12:00:00 PM

Queenstown’s Ziptrek Ecotours is ecstatic to have been named a finalist for the Environmental Tourism Award at this year’s Tourism Industry Awards.

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BLOG - A message from trent

today July 1, 2015 at 12:00:00 PM

 The first blog, the one people say is always the hardest to get going and I always find the same when I start a new page of my sketch book. Although a little daunting, it is the start of something that could be great; and you know what, you will never know unless you go there. 

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Ziptrek Queenstown Expands Team

today May 27, 2015 at 12:00:00 PM

Multi award-winning eco-tourism company Ziptrek Ecotours continues to expand its business with the appointment of Matt Hirst to the sales team.

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Ziptrek Ecotours enters Tripadvisor Hall of Fame

Ziptrek Ecotours enters Tripadvisor Hall of Fame

today May 20, 2015 at 12:00:00 PM

 Ziptrek Ecotours Queenstown has entered the Tripadvisor Hall of Fame!

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Ziptrek Launches Mandarin Tour - The Phoenix

today January 28, 2015 at 12:00:00 PM

Multi-award winning eco-tourism company Ziptrek Ecotours is launching a new Mandarin hosted tour, harnessing the increasing popularity of ziplining amongst the Chinese speaking market.

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Ziptrek Queenstown Celebrates 5 years in Business

Ziptrek Queenstown Celebrates 5 years in Business

today December 7, 2014 at 12:00:00 PM

Pioneering eco-tourism company Ziptrek Ecotours is celebrating five successful years in business as New Zealand’s first zipline tour operator.

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Success once again!

Success once again!

today November 22, 2013 at 12:00:00 PM

Ziptrek Ecotours, New Zealand’s number one original zipline tour company, is flying high after taking out the title of Best Adventure Tourism Business at the 2013 Outdoors Awards held in Rotorua last night (November 21 2013).

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Zipline company welcomes new 'Ziptrekker'

Zipline company welcomes new 'Ziptrekker'

today November 1, 2012 at 12:00:00 PM

Award-winning Queenstown tourism company Ziptrek Ecotours is pleased to welcome new sales executive Will Murphy.

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