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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
From
US$153,75
From
US$153,75

Cardrona Valley Mountain Quad Experience from Wanaka4WD Tours

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
From
US$192,12
From
US$192,12

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
From
US$55,09
From
US$55,09

Half-Day Kayak Tour on Lake WanakaKayaking

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
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$123,26
From
US$123,26
Taking safety measures

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
From
US$205,89
From
US$205,89

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
From
US$95,72
From
US$95,72

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
From
US$86,08
From
US$86,08

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
From
US$137,03
From
US$137,03

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
From
US$637,94
per group
From
US$637,94
per group

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
From
US$271,99
From
US$271,99

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
From
US$399,39
From
US$399,39

Wanaka 4x4 Explorer The Ultimate Lake and Mountain AdventureNature and Wildlife

Wanaka 4x4 Explorer The Ultimate Lake and Mountain Adventure

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Get far away from the crowds on this 4x4 day trip from Wanaka. Start with a boat ride across Lake Wanaka, then get exclusive access to the Mount Burke Station. Hop aboard the 4x4 vehicle there and drive up into the mountains. Your guide will tell you stories from Otago’s pioneer history and the gold rush era. Enjoy a delicious picnic with spectacular lake and mountain views. 
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$175,59
From
US$175,59
Taking safety measures

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
From
US$120,18
From
US$120,18

2-Day Climbing Experience at Aoraki Mt Cook Village from WanakaOvernight Tours

2-Day Climbing Experience at Aoraki Mt Cook Village from Wanaka

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See some of New Zealand’s most stunning alpine scenery and learn the ropes of mountaineering on this overnight climbing excursion from Wanaka to Aoraki/Mount Cook. All transport, equipment, accommodation, and guidance is provided, ensuring a stress-free and safe adventure for beginners and experienced climbers alike. With astounding views and heady heights, experience some of New Zealand’s finest alpine terrain.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$681,45
Price varies by group size
From
US$681,45
Price varies by group size

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

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
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$137,03
From
US$137,03
Taking safety measures

Lake Wanaka 1-Hour Cruise Including Wine and Cheese BoardWine Tastings

Lake Wanaka 1-Hour Cruise Including Wine and Cheese Board

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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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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$40,63
From
US$40,63

COMBO Admission: Puzzling World, WanakaAttraction Tickets

COMBO 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
US$16,78
From
US$16,78
Taking safety measures

Lake Wanaka Jet Ski TourJet Skiing

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
US$148,05
From
US$148,05

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
From
US$37,88
From
US$37,88

Mou Waho Island Cruise and Nature Walk from WanakaDay Cruises

Mou Waho Island Cruise and Nature Walk from Wanaka

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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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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$164,57
Price varies by group size
From
US$164,57
Price varies by group size

Mini Putt Crossfire WanakaGolf Tours & Tee Times

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
From
US$9,40
From
US$9,40

Stevensons Island Cruise and Nature Walk from WanakaDay Cruises

Stevensons Island Cruise and Nature Walk from Wanaka

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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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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$54,40
From
US$54,40

1-Hour Ruby Island Cruise and Walk from WanakaDay Cruises

1-Hour Ruby Island Cruise and Walk from Wanaka

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For travelers short on time in Wanaka, this one-hour cruise and walk to Ruby Island is an ideal way to experience the lake and mountains. Glide across Lake Wanaka to Ruby Island in comfort on a luxury catamaran. There, enjoy an easy walk to lookout points that are great places to take pictures from. Families and senior travelers will enjoy this tour, as it’s suitable for all levels of mobility.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$33,74
From
US$33,74

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
From
US$123,26
From
US$123,26

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