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Lake Wanaka 1-Hour Cruise Including Wine and Cheese Board

Lake Wanaka 1-Hour Cruise Including Wine and Cheese Board

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18
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
From
$43.44
From
$43.44
Sail around the serene Lake Wanaka on this late-afternoon ‘happy hour’ cruise. With a complimentary beer or wine in hand, cruise around the southern end of Lake Wanaka, the majestic Southern Alps in the distance. Sail around Waterfall Creek, Ruby Island and Stevensons Peninsula, and even see the famous ‘Lone Tree’ – a famous willow growing out of the lake.
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* A traveler said: "Lovely trip on a beautiful afternoon with a glass of Sauvignon blanc and delicious cheese board. Staff were excellent."


30-minute Virtual Reality Experience Inception

30-minute Virtual Reality Experience Inception

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18
  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$40.50
From
$40.50
This is a cutting edge experience that everyone can enjoy. Not just Gamers. No experience required, take a leap and see what the future of entertainment will become. This is the largest Virtual Reality experience in the Southern Hemisphere and the largest Infinity Platform establishment currently in the world.
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Milford Sound Glacier Flight & Cruise from Wanaka

Milford Sound Glacier Flight & Cruise from Wanaka

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13
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$323.01
From
$323.01
Experience the rugged beauty of remote Milford Sound from Wanaka, all in half-a-day. With a choice of morning or afternoon flight departures, fly over lush national parks, epic glaciers, and alpine lakes, before touching down in the Sound. Enjoy a scenic cruise, keeping an eye out for some of the local inhabitants including seals, penguins, and dolphins, before returning to Wanaka by plane.
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* A traveler said: "Wonderful! Worth every expensive penny. We were fortunate enough to have a sunny blue sky experience."


Jet Boat and Wilderness Walk Tour from Wanaka

Jet Boat and Wilderness Walk Tour from Wanaka

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141
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$178.73
From
$178.73
Discover the idyllic landscapes of the Mount Aspiring National Park, where filming for the Lord of the Rings took place, on this action-packed half-day tour from Wanaka. Zip along the Matukituki River on a jet boat, admire spectacular views of Lake Wanaka and Mount Aspiring, then hike past forests and waterfalls to see the Avalanche Glacier.
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* A traveler said: "We have had a number of excellent, exciting experiences on this trip to NZ... but far and away, this was the best so far. Fun, beautiful, fabulous boat driver, knowledgeable and concerned with everyone's comfort and safety. If you do only one excursion ... make it this one."


Small-Group Gold Discovery Horse Riding in Cardrona Valley

Small-Group Gold Discovery Horse Riding in Cardrona Valley

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101
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$164.38
From
$164.38
Saddle up for a horseback ride through the wild landscapes of the Cardrona Valley. Trace the path of the 19th-century gold rush, climb the mountains for a thrilling view over Wanaka Lake, and trot or gallop through the valley plains. Rides can be tailored for all levels, from complete beginners to experienced riders.
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* A traveler said: "Beautiful trek with an amazing guide and extremely friendly horses - a great way to get to know a bit about the landscape, the history of the region and just to enjoy the scenery with a bit of fun - highly recommend it! Many thanks to all"


Cardrona High Country Pub Trail Horse Riding Trek

Cardrona High Country Pub Trail Horse Riding Trek

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185
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$193.09
From
$193.09
Saddle up and explore New Zealand’s rugged wilderness on this 3.5-hour Cardrona High Country pub trail horse-riding trek. Head on horseback into the New Zealand countryside with your guide. Discover points of historical interest along the winding mountain trails, and gain insight into the 19th-century gold rush that brought wealth to the area. Pass through a working cattle farm, traverse choppy rivers and enjoy panoramic views over the rugged scenery. Stop at the historic Cardrona Hotel for a complimentary drink, then return to base along the mighty Cardrona River.
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* A traveler said: "Guide was excellent and made sure we had the appropriate horse for our level of experience! The route we rode on was lovely and had good views of the Cadrona Valley!"


Cardrona Valley Mountain Quad Experience from Wanaka

Cardrona Valley Mountain Quad Experience from Wanaka

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125
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$207.44
From
$207.44
Enjoy high-octane thrills in the New Zealand wilderness on this 2-hour Cardrona Valley quad bike experience from Wanaka. Following a comprehensive safety briefing, pull on your helmet and hop onto your 350cc quad bike. Master the controls in safety, then spin off into the mountains of the mighty Cardrona Valley with your guide. Navigate winding dirt tracks through rolling alpine farmland where Merino sheep and cattle graze. Bounce and roll over the rugged terrain, and enjoy panoramic views over the wilds of New Zealand’s South Island.
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* A traveler said: "The experience was more fun then I can describe. I was able to go ahead of the guide and go at my pace. The trails were bumpy and there was some mud and this made the experience even more exciting. The amount I paid I feel was definitely worth the cost for what I was able to do. I would recommend this experience to everyone."


Lakeland Jet Boat Adventure - Clutha River

Lakeland Jet Boat Adventure - Clutha River

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56
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$89.72
From
$89.72
Inject some thrills into your standard sightseeing adventure and whip through the Southland forests at high speed on this thrilling jet boating experience. Race around Lake Wanaka and down the winding Clutha River, through rapids and tunnels, tight channels and tighter corners, on this compact and comprehensive journey that’ll get you back to shore in time for your afternoon or evening plans. Travel the river at rocketing speeds of around 50mph and enjoy remarkable stunts like the 180-degree Hamilton Spin!
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Wine Tour with Wine Tasting from Wanaka

Wine Tour with Wine Tasting from Wanaka

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46
  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$150.92
From
$150.92
Central Otago is one of New Zealand’s most popular wine regions, producing well-respected reds and whites in alpine vineyards. On this afternoon tour, visit four of boutique wineries in the region and taste some of their award-winning offerings. Learn the secrets behind these wines from the winemakers themselves, and stop at one winery for a gourmet food and wine matching – tasting dishes of local produce matched with wines from the vineyard.
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* A traveler said: "This was our first wine tour, would definitely recommend this company they are brilliant. John was a great tour guide, he was so friendly and knowledgeable about the area. We were taken to 4 fantastic vineyards where we tasted the most delicious wines and couldn’t resist buying a few bottles. We also had a delicious platter at one of the vineyards where we sat outside enjoying the views in the sunshine. Each vineyard was special in their one way and we throughly enjoyed learning about how they made the wines. This tour was well organised and great value for money. Would definitely go with this company again, thanks team and we will see you again in the future. Emma and Tom"


Wanaka Water Taxi Mou Waho Island Tour

Wanaka Water Taxi Mou Waho Island Tour

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53
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$92.03
From
$92.03
A lot of the South Island’s natural hideaways are tough to get to, and that’s definitely the case with Mou Waho Island. This half-day cruise makes it easy; sail from Wanaka Marina to this isolated island in the middle of Lake Wanaka. Walk to the island’s very own lake, the Arethusa Pool, and take panoramic photos of the lake and the nearby Southern Alps, or take a dip at the beach near the island’s only jetty.
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* A traveler said: "Kyle was fantastic as our host and guide. Mou Waho was magical, a bucket list item for sure. Our teen loved the walk with Lake Paradise at the end. One of the best things to do in Wanaka as an individual or as a family. Worth every penny."


Wilderness Adventure Including Scenic flight Self-guided Hike and Jet Boat Ride
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$326.60
The snow-capped mountains, lush forests, and waterfalls of the Mount Aspiring National Park lie along the West Coast of New Zealand’s South Island. This action-packed tour lets you explore the park by plane, boat, and on foot. Soar overhead on a scenic flight, hike along the banks of the Siberia River, then hop aboard for a thrilling jet boat ride along the Wilkin River.
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* A traveler said: "Excellent adventure. We recommend you take a pair of river crossing sandals. Both the plane pilot Ryan and the jet boat pilot Hayden were expert navigators. 5 Stars for sure!"


Half-Day Kayak Tour on Lake Wanaka

Half-Day Kayak Tour on Lake Wanaka

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42
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$131.78
From
$131.78
Kayaking on serene Lake Wanaka, with its clear waters and beautiful coastline, is a great introduction to kayaking. Beginners and those with more experience will enjoy a calm half-day tour approximately 5.5 miles (9 kms) around the lake. Take in the views while experiencing the unspoiled nature that New Zealand is famous more, but without breaking too much of a sweat.
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* A traveler said: "Great way to enjoy the beauty of Lake Wanaka. Thank you , Abby, for all your kayak encouragement and knowledge of Maori lore. You are a wonderful guide. Spectacular weather added to it, for sure. As did the coffee you provided and amazing brownie from Bex! She needs to open a bakery! Wow! Hey! Where are the pics you took? Maybe forgot to send them. No matter! Had a fantastic time and would recommend your tour to beginners and skilled kayakers alike. Many thanks, Diana"


Mou Waho Island Cruise and Nature Walk from Wanaka

Mou Waho Island Cruise and Nature Walk from Wanaka

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21
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$175.95
Price varies by group size
From
$175.95
Price varies by group size
After a catamaran cruise across Lake Wanaka to Mou Waho Island—which sits in the middle of the lake—spot rare native birds that are extinct on mainland New Zealand. Thanks to successful conservation efforts, the island is a rare haven for birdlife. Enjoy a guided hike with an expert guide to a lake at the top of the island, an experience that’s rated one of the best must-do activities in Wanaka.
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* A traveler said: "We had a lovely day out. The views from the boat are stunning and the walk on the island was quite refreshing with beautiful views all round. We were lucky enough to have a close encounter with a Weka. Our guide Kyle was very informative and helpful. Thank you for a wonderful experience"


Wine Tour & Maori Culture Wanaka

Wine Tour & Maori Culture Wanaka

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34
  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$142.84
From
$142.84
On this half day tour, experience two unique sides of the Wanaka area: the wine made from grapes grown in the whenua (land), and the culture of the tangata whenua themselves – the indigenous Māori who live on the land. Visit a range of local wineries, sampling the region’s popular pinot noir wines alongside many others. Receive the manaaki (hospitality) of the local Māori community and experience a stirring live haka.
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Stevensons Island Cruise and Nature Walk from Wanaka

Stevensons Island Cruise and Nature Walk from Wanaka

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30
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$58.16
From
$58.16
Hidden away behind a peninsula, Stevensons Island is one of the harder islands to get to on Lake Wanaka. On this half-day trip, catch a luxury ferry from Wanaka and sail out to the island past local mountains and lush countryside. Upon disembarking, hike to the island’s summit and take in grand views of the peninsula, the lake and the Southern Alps
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Half-Day Level 2 Waterfall Climbing from Wanaka

Half-Day Level 2 Waterfall Climbing from Wanaka

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295
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$220.13
From
$220.13
Adventurous travelers will love this waterfall climb, with hidden pools, towering waterfalls, swimming spots, and mountain views. Climb steel ladders and cross high, narrow bridges. Enjoy a picnic lunch beside beautiful falls. While no experience is required and full safety briefings are given, this trip is best suited to active travelers who are sure-footed and unafraid of heights.
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Wild Hills 4WD Safari

Wild Hills 4WD Safari

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61
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$185.91
From
$185.91
Wanaka is surrounded by rolling alpine farmland, but most of it is privately owned and inaccessible. This half-day tour opens the gate to one of those farms, the massive West Wanaka Station. Explore the Otago back-country in a private four wheel drive vehicle, stopping for astonishing photo opportunities against the backdrop of Lake Wanaka, the Southern Alps and Mount Aspiring National Park.
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* A traveler said: "Wonderful day. Great climb up the mountain, plenty of wildlife, good information about the area and a relaxing cup of coffee at the top."


Wine Tour From Wanaka: Half Day

Wine Tour From Wanaka: Half Day

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8
  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$85.42
From
$85.42
See four wineries on this fantastic wine tour. Great for small groups of family and friends who want an exclusive experience. You will travel in a luxury air-conditioned SUV with leather seats, generous legroom, extra headroom, sunroof and USB power. On board there is a free wi fi hotspot, coolbox for your snacks and beverages, wine carrier for purchases and umbrellas. Complimentary bottled water and crackers are also provided. You will discover an amazing range of award winning wines including Pinot Noir, Rosé, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and sparkling wine. You will journey through three distinct winemaking sub regions and visit boutique wineries off the beaten track on this great value wine tasting experience. I am also a photographer and will take pictures of your memorable day trip free of charge and send them to you via download link after the tour.
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* A traveler said: "Greg had everything pre arranged for our afternoon tour and was very knowledgeable about the wines of the region. I learnt alot and will certainly book again."


Packraft Wanaka ‘Raft’ plus Jet Boat & Wilderness Walk Tour from Wanaka

Packraft Wanaka ‘Raft’ plus Jet Boat & Wilderness Walk Tour from Wanaka

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27
  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$286.40
From
$286.40
A full day of adventure and adrenaline, join in New Zealand’s only combined jet boat, wilderness walk, and pack-raft experience. Set on the mighty Matukituki River, just a short drive from Wanaka, you’ll jet up-river, enjoy a beachside lunch at the base of a glacier, and learn the basics of paddling before putting your new skills to use on your own lightweight, stable, two-person raft.
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Mt Aspiring Full Day Canyon ex Queenstown or Wanaka

Mt Aspiring Full Day Canyon ex Queenstown or Wanaka

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1
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$323.01
From
$323.01
Go canyoning; a combination of swimming, sliding, climbing and rappelling, during this adrenaline-fueled activity in Wanaka. Follow your expert adventure guide to the mouth of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed canyon, then start exploring with a small group of 5 people or less. No prior experience is necessary, just bring your sense of adventure and get ready to discover the stunning scenery in Mt Aspiring National Park. Lunch, round-trip transportation and use of all equipment are included.
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Lakeland Jet Ski Adventure Tour - Lake Wanaka

Lakeland Jet Ski Adventure Tour - Lake Wanaka

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24
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
From
$161.50
From
$161.50
Explore scenic Lake Wanaka, New Zealand’s fourth-largest lake, aboard a state-of-the-art Sea-Doo jet ski. Led by an experienced guide, admire the surrounding islands, bays, and alpine scenery. Each watercraft holds two people and no prior jet skiing experience is necessary. Learn more about this picturesque ecosystem while also enjoying an adrenaline rush.
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Best of Wanaka Photo Safari

Best of Wanaka Photo Safari

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4
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$574.24
From
$574.24
Surrounded by lakes, mountains, national parks and rolling highlands, the Wanaka landscape is stunning and extremely photogenic. On this half-day tour, get to locations that most visitors to the region can only dream of accessing – private beaches and summits with panoramic views of the area. With assistance from your guide, take unique snapshots of West Otago to show your friends back home.
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Wanaka Wine Tour by Trike

Wanaka Wine Tour by Trike

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10
  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$337.36
per group
From
$337.36
per group
Lots of people tour the wineries of Central Otago, but fewer do so on the back of a three-seater trike! Enjoy the thrill of zooming around the countryside on these powerful vehicles, then stop at well-selected spots along the way to taste high-quality local wines. Plus, you won’t have to worry about who’s going to be the designated driver, as you won’t have to drive the trikes yourself.
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Classic Wanaka Wine Tour

Classic Wanaka Wine Tour

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27
  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$190.68
From
$190.68
Central Otago is the world’s southernmost wine-making region, known for its pinot noirs and stunning high-altitude wineries. On this day long tour around this distinctive wine region, taste a wide range of wines – including pinot noirs and chardonnays – at up to six of the region’s boutique vineyards.
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* A traveler said: "Our guide Richard was fantastic and we really enjoyed the tour, the wines, lunch that was included, and the photo opportunities along the tour. Highly recommend this tour as it is a great value. Our small group turned out to be just my wife and I, so it was like a private tour. One winery was small and only had three wines to taste. The others all had 6-7 wines to sample. It was a great tour of both young and established wineries. Bought a few bottles along the way as well."


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