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 Wanaka (82)

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Wanaka
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Catlins
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Fiordland
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 Te Anau (55)
Southland District
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Stewart Island
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   Wanaka

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 Wanaka (82)

   West Coast

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Buller
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Glaciers
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 Franz Josef (38)
Grey
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Northern West Coast
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 Punakaiki (5)
 The Heaphy Track (1)
Westland
 Fox Glacier (17)
 Franz Josef (38)
 Haast (12)
 Harihari (2)
 Hokitika (5)
 Jackson Bay (1)
 Okarito (3)
 Ross (3)
 Whataroa (3)

Activity Types

Outdoor Activities

4WD Tour (30)
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Albatross (31)
ATV Tour (11)
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Camping (2)
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Hot Pool (3)
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Obstacle Course (1)
Paintball (2)
Penguin (36)
Quad Bike Tour (8)
Race Car Drive / Ride Along (1)
Rafting (22)
Safari Day Tour (3)
Segway Tour (2)
Shooting Range (12)
Skiing / Snowboarding (2)
Skydiving (20)
Snow Sport (15)
Snowmobiling (1)
Snowshoeing (2)
Water Activity (64)
Wildlife (192)
Zipline (11)
Zorbing (1)

Activity Listings (1-10 of 590)

Eco Wanaka Adventures - Lake Cruises

Eco Wanaka Adventures - Lake Cruises

Eco Tour - Wanaka

Lake Wanaka, a jewel in the South Island of New Zealand's Southern Alps, is home to our personal guiding company that will take you to our many special places off-the-beaten-track in pure wilderness.

Lake Wanaka Cruise & Island Nature Walk


Enjoy a boat cruise on Lake Wanaka followed by a unique nature walk on Mou Waho Island.
The remote and magical Mou Waho Island nature reserve is predator-free and home to the rare flightless Buff Weka.

A one hour return guided... More...

Siberia Experience or the NEW Blue Pools Nature Experience

Siberia Experience or the NEW Blue Pools Nature Experience

Air-Land Tour - Wanaka - Starting from NZ $299.00 per person

Four hours of unique New Zealand Wilderness Adventure in Mount Aspiring World Heritage National Park with our Siberia Experience. Enjoy a Scenic Flight, a Bush and Valley Walk and a Jetboat Safari. The original since 1975 and still the best! More...

H2 Explore Hovercraft

H2 Explore Hovercraft

Sightseeing Cruise - Lake Pukaki

Step on board New Zealand's only commercially operated hovercraft and experience Lake Pukaki's famed scenic beauty and vistas of Mount Cook. H2 Explore is the only tourism venture on Lake Pukaki. Our hovercraft can travel to areas that until now have been largely inaccessible. More...

Eco Wanaka Adventures - Heli Hiking

Eco Wanaka Adventures - Heli Hiking

Heli Hiking - Wanaka

Come with us to walk through Middle-earth, following the very footsteps of the "Dwarves and Bilbo" as they traversed the "Misty Mountains", as seen in the Hobbit Trilogy. Or let us take you on a helicopter flight to three pristine emerald Alpine Lakes bordering on Mt Aspiring National Park at 1400m.

"Misty Mountains" Heli Hike - a Wanaka Heli Hike & Walking Adventure


Trip duration: 4.5 hrs
Grade: Moderate
Season: November to April, weather dependent

Your own... More...

Akaroa Sailing Cruises

Akaroa Sailing Cruises

Sailing - Akaroa - Starting from NZ $85.00 per person

No visit to Akaroa or Christchurch is complete without an Akaroa Sailing Cruises experience. The thrill at the helm when the wind pipes up and the leeward rail's in the water with the bow wave hissing in front; enjoy this truly sensory personal experience. It's safe, sensational and not too difficult. More...

Hare Hill - Scenic Harbour Horse Trek

Hare Hill - Scenic Harbour Horse Trek

Horse Riding - Dunedin - Starting from NZ $85.00 per person

Enjoy stunning harbour views from horseback. We take a leisurely circuit through farmland and plantation, then back down the winding farm track. Refreshments and a snack are provided en-route. A safe, rewarding trek for beginners. Perfect for beginners or experienced riders . There are opportunities for more experienced riders to practice their dressage or jumping after the trek. More...

Rippled Earth Kayaking

Rippled Earth Kayaking

Kayaking - Queenstown

Join us on a kayak adventure across one of New Zealand's most scenic mountain lakes within the Southern Alps. Two great kayaking tours leave from Glenorchy's shores at the head of Lake Wakatipu, only 40 minutes from Queenstown. More...

Fiordland Expeditions Overnight and Extended Cruises

Fiordland Expeditions Overnight and Extended Cruises

Overnight Cruise - Doubtful Sound - Starting from NZ $450 per person

Your Doubtful Sound overnight cruise will leave you in complete awe of the outstanding views of untouched beauty, wildlife and the serenity of your experience. Includes a freshly caught and prepared seafood dinner, fishing, kayaking and transfers to and from Manapouri or Te Anau. More...

Stewart Island Flights - Coast to Coast

Stewart Island Flights - Coast to Coast

Wildlife - Stewart Island

The Stewart Island Coast to Coast is one of Stewart Island Flights' most popular and unique innovations. Appealing to any traveller up for a taste of New Zealand in its natural untouched state, the Coast to Coast is a gentle sample of the island's more rigorous North-West Circuit. More...

Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruise with Deep Cove Charters

Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruise with Deep Cove Charters

Overnight Cruise - Doubtful Sound

Experience a unique overnight cruise on beautiful and serene Doubtful Sound, in Fiordland, one of our most scenic and awe inspiring sounds within the Fiordland National Park. More...

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Hilltop Accommodation CatlinsHilltop Accommodation Catlins - Lodge.

Set on farmland, beside native forest in Papatowai, Hilltop Accommodation Catlins boasts amazing coastal views. Free...

Half Day Auckland and Devonport TourHalf Day Auckland and Devonport Tour - Day Tour - Auckland. Starting from $89.00 per person.

This 3 1/2 hour tour will give you a taste of what Auckland has to offer. Hightlights: One Tree Hill, 360deg views...

 

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