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Cardrona High Country Pub Trail Horse Riding Trek

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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$187.87
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$187.87

Small-Group Gold Discovery Horse Riding in Cardrona Valley

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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$159.93
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Stevensons Island Cruise and Nature Walk from Wanaka

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
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$56.59
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$56.59

Lake Wanaka 1-Hour Cruise Including Wine and Cheese Board

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
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$42.27
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$42.27

Cardrona Valley Mountain Quad Experience from Wanaka

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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$201.84
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Wine Tour From Wanaka: Half Day

Wine Tour From Wanaka: Half Day

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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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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$83.11
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$83.11

Wine Tour with Wine Tasting from Wanaka

Wine Tour with Wine Tasting from Wanaka

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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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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$146.85
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$146.85

Lakeland Jet Boat Adventure - Clutha River

Lakeland Jet Boat Adventure - Clutha River

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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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$87.30
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Half-Day Level 2 Waterfall Climbing from Wanaka

Half-Day Level 2 Waterfall Climbing 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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$214.18
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Jet Boat and Wilderness Walk Tour from Wanaka

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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$171.20
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$171.20

Level 1 Waterfall Climb from Wanaka (3 hours return)

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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$142.55
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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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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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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$278.66
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Wilderness Adventure Including Scenic flight Self-guided Hike and Jet Boat Ride

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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$317.77
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$317.77

Wanaka Small Group Guided 2.5hour Scenic Bike Tour

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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$139.68
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$139.68

Wanaka High Country Walk

Wanaka High Country Walk

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You won’t find this once-in-a-lifetime hike on any map or tour guide. Walk the high road into our dramatic mountain range and tower over the deep blues of Lake Wanaka. Explore the spectacular scenery, succumb to the comforts of our four-wheel drive and let our expert guide pass on tips and tales of our local flora and fauna. This exclusive hike is suitable for all ages and abilities, but on these wide-open private trails the only passers-by will be of the four-legged variety.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$208.82
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$208.82

Introduction to Wanaka Rock Climbing - Half Day

Introduction to Wanaka Rock Climbing - Half Day

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Learn how to climb or improve your skills on a rock-climbing tour in the Matukituki Valley from Wanaka. You'll have the chance to experience this popular outdoor activity under the guidance of an instructor, who helps you maximize your climbing time and provides safety and technical tips. This is designed for first-time climbers or those who've only climbed on an indoor wall.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$135.38
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$135.38
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Riverside Biking Tour

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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$185.53
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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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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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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$314.28
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$314.28

Private E-Bike Wine Tour in Wanaka

Private E-Bike Wine Tour in Wanaka

What makes this tour unique is that we embrace the environment/Kaitiakitanga we are protectors and guardians of the land and reducing carbon emissions through e-biking and combine past (Māori history) and present (wines of Wanaka). Along this E-Bike tour you will get an insight into the Māori footprint and history from many hundreds of years ago of the beautiful Otago region along with combining the wonderful present being the beautiful wines of this region. To give you the authentic New Zealand experience in the beautiful Central Otago, South Island region.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$111.05
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$111.05
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Lead Climbing Wanaka - Half Day

Lead Climbing Wanaka - Half Day

Adventurous travelers will love the chance to try lead climbing in Wanaka. If you have some climbing experience already, this is a great next step. The instructor to client ratio is a maximum of 1:4, so you will get help when you need it. You’ll get a great workout while enjoying mountain views and fresh air and learning new skills.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$156.79
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$156.79
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Introduction to Wanaka Rock Climbing - Full Day

Introduction to Wanaka Rock Climbing - Full Day

Climb your way up to some otherwise-inaccessible views of Lake Wanaka and Mount Aspiring National Park on this full day rock climbing trip in Matukituki Valley. If you’re a new climber, you’ll be able to learn from your qualified instructor without fighting for their attention on this small group tour. If you’re a more experienced climber, this tour will take you to a climbing site that will challenge your skills.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$226.63
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$226.63
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Lead Climbing Wanaka - Full Day

Lead Climbing Wanaka - Full Day

Push your limits mentally and physically by learning to rock climb in New Zealand’s premier sport climbing location. Receive hands-on lessons from your attentive expert climbing instructors if you’re a first-timer, or take a refresher-course if you're an experienced climber. Afterwards, depart Wanaka in small groups (roughly one guide to every four climbers) to ascend a nearby rock face suited to your group’s skill level.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$244.09
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$244.09
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