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Wire In the Sky Ride??- Queenstown

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Wire In the Sky Ride??- Queenstown


I was wondering could you please help me, i watched a dvd on NZ that a local irish travel agent sent me. I saw this ride where you are strapped into a cylinder role cage type thing and glide across one a wire over a town, i think it is Queenstown as they went directly on talking about the Luge's etc. Does anyone know about this or where it is? Thanks for your help!

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1. Re: Wire In the Sky Ride??- Queenstown

hi there..

thats definately in queenstown cause a friend of mine did it when she was there.looks like a blast

you posted this in a wellington forum so maybe you would get better help in the queenstown or general nz forum. or heres a link from a quick google search http://www.nzti.com/flybywire/queenstown.htm which may be helpful


ellen ( kiwi in ireland)

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2. Re: Wire In the Sky Ride??- Queenstown

How did this get resurected?? We have already discussed this, and determined that it's the Skywire, in NELSON

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3. Re: Wire In the Sky Ride??- Queenstown

Flyby wire is simular to flying an aeroplane tehered by a wire. This is in Queenstown. There used to be one just north of Wellington as well, but has since closed down. If you google flybywire it will direct to the Queenstown flyby wire website

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4. Re: Wire In the Sky Ride??- Queenstown

hi there vbc, chuckenpen posted the question twice, this one never got answered until now, hence it appearing again! Anyway guys it wasn't the skywire she saw, it was a flying fox contraption for 4 people in Nelson. Regards from Geneva! :)

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