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67 Tours and Tickets in Wanaka | All Wanaka Tours

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Cardrona High Country Pub Trail Horse Riding TrekNature and Wildlife

Cardrona High Country Pub Trail Horse Riding Trek

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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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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD146.16
From
USD146.16

Criffel Station Explore TourEco Tours

Criffel Station Explore Tour

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Farming is the backbone of New Zealand’s economy and forms an essential part of Kiwis’ rural life and culture. Spend an up-close hour-and-a-half exploring a working South Island deer farm and bee-keeping apiary on this guided, interactive tour that offers plenty of opportunities to take photos with the local four-legged residents.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD54.77
From
USD54.77

Jet Boat and Wilderness Walk Tour from WanakaHiking

Jet Boat and Wilderness Walk Tour from Wanaka

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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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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD170.45
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USD170.45

Cardrona Valley Mountain Quad Experience from WanakaCity Packages

Cardrona Valley Mountain Quad Experience from Wanaka

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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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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD190.99
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USD190.99

Lake Wanaka and Clutha River Jet BoatJet Boating

Lake Wanaka and Clutha River Jet Boat

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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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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD85.57
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USD85.57

Level-2 Half Day Waterfall Climb from Wanaka Climbing

Level-2 Half Day Waterfall Climb from Wanaka

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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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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD204.68
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USD204.68

Half-Day Kayak Tour on Lake WanakaCultural Tours

Half-Day Kayak Tour on Lake Wanaka

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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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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD122.53
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USD122.53

Jet Boat Adventure on the Mighty Clutha River from WanakaJet Boating

Jet Boat Adventure on the Mighty Clutha River from Wanaka

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Running from Lake Dunstan in North Otago through to the East Coast, the wide and blue Clutha River is flanked by glacial terraces and stunning New Zealand bush. Speed down the river on this half-day jetboat trip through Upper Clutha Valley, take photos of the towering Southern Alps and thrill at the river’s long winding stretches and switchback corners.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD95.15
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USD95.15

Level 1 Waterfall Climb from Wanaka (3 hours return)Climbing

Level 1 Waterfall Climb from Wanaka (3 hours return)

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The Twin Falls are two winding waterfalls located in the picturesque Mt Aspiring National Park, a short drive from Wanaka. Most visitors just see them from the road, but you can get up close to them on this half-day climb that’s suitable for beginners and experts alike. See the National Park from a new perspective and take a dip in hidden pools you find during the climb.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD136.23
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USD136.23

Wilderness Adventure Including Scenic flight Self-guided Hike and Jet Boat RideHiking

Wilderness Adventure Including Scenic flight Self-guided Hike and Jet Boat Ride

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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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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD270.39
From
USD270.39

Guided Fly Fishing Trip from WanakaNature and Wildlife

Guided Fly Fishing Trip from Wanaka

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Wanaka is surrounded by lakes, rivers and creeks that are known for their clear waters and trout and salmon fishing. On this day-long trip, drive out to one of the region’s many renowned fly fishing spots. If you’re new to fly fishing, your guide will show you the ropes; more experienced fly fishers can take advantage of your guide’s local knowledge to improve your chances of catching a big one.
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  • 6 to 10 hours
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USD634.18
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USD634.18
per group

Half-Day Kayak Experience on the Mighty Clutha River from WanakaCultural Tours

Half-Day Kayak Experience on the Mighty Clutha River from Wanaka

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This half-day kayak tour on the Clutha River is an ideal trip for active travelers who want to try a new outdoor adventure sport, or who want to perfect their kayaking skills. Your guide will give you a full safety briefing and educated you about river safety, so you can feel confident on the 13 miles (22 kilometers) of river. Plus, receive personalized attention on a small-group tour.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD136.23
From
USD136.23

Small-Group Gold Discovery Horse Riding in Cardrona ValleyNature and Wildlife

Small-Group Gold Discovery Horse Riding in Cardrona Valley

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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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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD119.47
From
USD119.47

Half-Day Paddle Board Tour on Lake WanakaStand Up Paddleboarding

Half-Day Paddle Board Tour on Lake Wanaka

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Explore Lake Wanaka and see the mountain views from a different angle, on a stand-up paddleboard (SUP) tour. Both beginner and experienced paddlers will enjoy this trip, and it can be customized to suit your abilities. Relax knowing that a water taxi is available to collect you if you need it (or if the weather turns!) Enjoy the crystal-clear waters and the views of the surrounding town and mountains.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD122.53
From
USD122.53

Wanaka Snowshoe TourWinter Sports

Wanaka Snowshoe Tour

Off the beaten track, with great views, gentle terrain and the feeling of being remote,  What more could you ask for? This is a real snow adventure in a true Alpine environment. The Pisa Range offers fantastic terrain to explore and experience the snow. Our trips are suitable for all people of any age (7+) and most fitness levels, we keep our groups small so its ideal if you are seeking a rewarding scenic snow experience away from the crowds. The Alpine Guided Snowshoe is achievable by anybody.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD122.53
From
USD122.53

Mini Putt Crossfire WanakaCity Packages

Mini Putt Crossfire Wanaka

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Take a break from the stress of organizing and traveling at Crossfire’s mini golf course. Get the family together and test your putting skills on each of the course’s 18 obstacle-filled holes. Each hole is themed around a local landmark and tells a story about that landmark, so you can learn more about Wanaka while you’re having fun. You might even find out about places you didn’t know about!
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD9.34
From
USD9.34

General Admission Puzzling World WanakaAttraction Tickets

General Admission Puzzling World Wanaka

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Try your hand at mind-bending games and puzzles at Puzzling World in Wanaka. This prepaid admission ticket lets you plan your vacation in advance and have guaranteed admission to this popular attraction. Try out the world's first 3D Great Maze, visit the illusion rooms, and test your problem-solving skills.
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
USD16.69
From
USD16.69
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Archery Crossfire WanakaExtreme

Archery Crossfire Wanaka

Try your hand at archery at Crossfire Wanaka. Opposite Wanaka Airport and only a short drive from Wanaka Town Centre, Crossfire Wanaka has three covered archery alleys for groups and solo archers. If you’re a new archer, Crossfire’s staff will be on hand to give you tuition and pointers on getting a bullseye. With only three alleys, though, space is limited and booking is crucial.
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  • 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD15.06
From
USD15.06

30-minute Virtual Reality Experience InceptionFun & Games

30-minute Virtual Reality Experience Inception

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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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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD37.66
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USD37.66

Milford Sound Glacier Flight & Cruise from WanakaDay Cruises

Milford Sound Glacier Flight & Cruise from Wanaka

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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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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD397.03
From
USD397.03

Wanaka Small Group Guided 2.5hour Scenic Bike TourMountain Bike Tours

Wanaka Small Group Guided 2.5hour Scenic Bike Tour

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A lovely, easy grade guided bike ride following another one of Wanaka’s beautiful rivers. Crystal blue water, endless mountain vistas and easy pedalling, make this a great trip for people wanting some gentle exercise. A great trip for the whole family. We'll provide all the necessary equipment, transport, and friendly, qualified, local guide.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD133.48
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USD133.48

Lake Wanaka Jet Ski TourCultural Tours

Lake Wanaka Jet Ski Tour

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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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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
From
USD147.18
From
USD147.18

Riverside Biking TourMountain Bike Tours

Riverside Biking Tour

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A stunning guided ride along the banks of one of NZ’s most beautiful and powerful rivers. Varied riding, beautiful vistas and plenty of photo opportunities make this a must do trip for those who appreciate exercise and scenery.  Participants need to be able to ride a bike on loose sand and gravel, and up and down (moderate) hills. A medium level of fitness is required. The length of the ride is 10kms.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD177.30
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USD177.30

Maori Whakatau WelcomeCultural Tours

Maori Whakatau Welcome

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The pōwhiri, or welcome, is an important ritual in New Zealand’s Indigenous Māori culture, inviting visitors as they arrive on their whenua (land). Experience a full pōwhiri, including the wero (challenge) and mihi whakatau (welcome speech), first-hand with this unique cultural experience. Connect with local Māori traditions in a way that you simply can’t through guidebooks and museums; learn more about the local iwi (tribe) and their responsibilities as kaitiaki, or custodians of the land.
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  • 30 to 50 minutes
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USD23.96
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USD23.96

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