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Saddle up on this very unique horse trekking experience, just 20 minutes from Wanaka. The half-day High Country Pub horse trek takes you up into the beautiful mountains of Cardrona Valley allowing breath taking views of the surrounding Pisa and Crown Ranges and Cardrona Ski Area. No riding experience is necessary as all tuition is provided, however if you want to cut loose there are many chances for trotting and cantering on this ride and a stopover at the historic Cardrona Hotel to stretch your legs and enjoy a drink on us!**PLEASE SPECIFY YOUR HORSE RIDING ABILITY UPON BOOKING SO THE APPROPRIATE HORSES ARE SELECTED FOR YOUR RIDE**
Enjoy a beautiful crisp morning horse trek in the Cardrona valley, Wanaka. All horse riding experience levels are catered for and the group sizes are small. A scenic trail takes you under the willow trees and through the river then up into the hills for some stunning views down the valley and across to the surrounding mountains. Learn about the 1860s gold rush and a working farm among other interesting facts from the informative guide. **PLEASE SPECIFY YOUR HORSE RIDING ABILITY UPON BOOKING SO THE APPROPRIATE HORSES ARE SELECTED FOR YOUR RIDE**
Discover the best of the South Island scenery on this half-day Walter Peak horse trek from Queenstown. Take a traditional steam-driven boat from Queenstown to Walter Peak before you hop into the saddle and follow a guide on horseback along winding trails through terraces and pastures. Along the way, admire sweeping views across shimmering Lake Wakatipu to the soaring peaks in the distance. After your horse trek enjoy a snack of freshly baked scones and cakes.This 3.5-hour tour includes safety equipment and round-trip boat travel from Queenstown.
Up to six cyclists can enjoy the views of the Queenstown area as they hire hard tail cruiser or electronic bike for the whole day
Aspiring cyclists can take in the picturesque views of Queenstown and surrounding areas as they cycle on a hard tail cruiser or e-bike
Feel the rush of soaring through the air without having to jump out of a plane by flying inside a glass tunnel of air
The ‘Introduction To Rock Climbing’ is our most popular trip. You get the opportunity to experience outdoor rock climbing in a safe and fun way, focusing on maximum time actually climbing, whilst learning safe practices and good technique along the way. It is ideal for those who have never climbed before, or only on an indoor wall.The climbing can range from easy to challenging and we keep the group sizes small to ensure everyone has a great time and is challenged at their own level. Our qualified instructors/guides will take you to the most suitable venue in the beautiful Matukituki Valley near Wanaka.
Push yourself mentally and physically by learning to lead climb in New Zealand’s premier (and most scenic) sport climbing venue.This course teaches the essentials for leading bolted sport routes. It is also a must do for people who had a friend teach them but want to check they have good and safe techniques.We keep our ratios small (1:4 max), so the course is tailored to you and our instructors always check what you already know (of course you may not have any lead climbing knowledge). Don’t worry if you don’t have any equipment, we provide all equipment necessary, you are welcome to use your own if you have some.
Hop on to a stand up paddle board (SUP) and get swept away in the fun and challenge of cruising down the Clutha River.An interactive gentle adventure for those with little or no SUP experience. You’ll soon feel like you are flying as you float atop the crystal clear water. You'll start with a flat water session before heading into the river with a couple of small rapids along the way add to the excitement in a truly exclusive Wanaka adventure.A unique introductory guided tour of the Clutha River. All equipment provided.
Let us fly you deep into New Zealand's Southern Alps, where our expert guides will safely lead you through incredible, untouched terrain and pristine powder. Choose your own package based on number of runs: are you a beginner to intermediate skier or rider? The 3 run day is a perfect introduction to heliskiing. Are you an advanced to expert skier or rider? The 8 run day provides a true back-country challenge. And of course you will be provided everything in between. You will be provided transport to and from the heli launch area. Plan on a full day, lasting from approximately 8 am until 4 pm. All our packages also include a hot, gourmet lunch on the mountain, which is the perfect time to take in the breathtaking views and snap some photos.
Unleash your adventurous side on this full-day tour that will take you hiking on the famous Routeburn Track, one of New Zealand's 7 great walks, and canyoning in a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Descend the canyon by zipline, abseiling/rappelling waterfalls, plunging into natural pools, floating down narrow passageways and cascading down chutes, all in beautiful natural surroundings. Great for those adventurous explorers. Suited for people with a high level of fitness and water confidence. The minimum age is 15, and children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
There are hidden pools beneath towering falls, picnic swimming spots along the way and the views to the surrounding mountains and lakes are breathtaking.Our beginner climb involves approximately 1-hr of climbing and 4 bridge crossings. Our Via ferrata tour is perfect for those who love the outdoors, waterfalls and beautiful places. This tour is suitable for beginners, families and hesitant adventurers with basic fitness. No experience required.Your beginner tour starts in Wanaka with a spectacular drive one out there we teach you how to use the equipment then climb alongside Twin Falls waterfall. You will be climbing on steel ladder rungs and crossing wire bridges to finish at a beautiful picnic spot for a snack. We then walk down a mountain trail and then drive back to Wanaka. If you are more adventurous and are looking to explore more in this incredible vertical world, we recommend our intermediate climb.
This trip caters to experienced climbers wanting to explore the climbing possibilities around Wanaka. Are you looking to improve your technique or just get out and climb some of the areas classic pitches? This is the day trip for you!Lunch is included!
Get your adrenaline pumping as you climb cliffs, abseil down waterfalls and tackle water slides on this thrilling 4-hour canyoning adventure in the Kawarau Canyon. This small-group tour is limited to 10 people for a personalised experience, there's no experience necessary, and anyone over the age of 10 can give it a go. Round-trip transport from Queenstown is included.
There are hidden pools beneath towering falls, picnic swimming spots along the way and the views to the surrounding mountains and lakes are breathtaking.Our intermediate climb involves approximately 3hrs of climbing steel ladder rungs and crossing 6 bridges next to a massive waterfall. This tour is perfect for active adventurers who love the exploring outdoors, waterfalls and beautiful places. You will be climbing next to vertical waterfalls and being happy with heights helps! Stay dry. No experience required.Your intermediate tour starts in Wanaka with a spectacular drive. We teach you how to use the equipment then climb alongside Twin Falls waterfall. You will be climbing on steel ladder rungs and crossing wire bridges to finish at the base of a plunging 60m waterfall for a picnic lunch. We then walk down a mountain trail and then drive back to Wanaka. If you are hesitant or just want a smaller taste, we recommend our beginner climb.
New Zealand is world renowned for its alpine climbing, the classic NZ mountaineering trip starts with a long walk into "the hills". once you reach the technical climbing you find long sweeping ridges and steep imposing faces. The southern alps provides an ideal backdrop for climbing based adventures.Have the true New Zealand climbing experience with Wanaka Rock Climbing. Our guides will lead you to interesting terrain with technical climbing challenges that will suit your abilities.We offer single day alpine rock climbing trips in Queenstown Please check out the information below!
This tour offers you the exciting multi-sport adventure of canyoning! An awesome activity where you can jump, swim, slide, climb and abseil your way through some of the most naturally stunning scenery in New Zealand.
The ‘Introduction To Rock Climbing’ is our most popular trip. You get the opportunity to experience outdoor rock climbing in a safe and fun way, focusing on maximum time actually climbing, whilst learning safe practices and good technique along the way. It is ideal for those who have never climbed before, or only on an indoor wall.The climbing can range from easy to challenging and we keep the group sizes small to ensure everyone has a great time and is challenged at their own level, our qualified instructors/guides will take you to the most suitable venue in the beautiful Matukituki Valley near Wanaka.
Join us on a fishing charter that you'll never forget! The Hanna-k can seat a large group comfortably inside the cabin area, and can have four fisherman out on the back deck and one spinning off the front platform. The Skipper will provide on board commentary and share his fishing expertise throughout the trip. Feel free to BYO (bring you own) food and beverages. We provide complimentary hot and cold refreshments. The scenery on Lake Mapourika will keep even the non-fishers engaged and having fun!
Our half day canyoning experience has a little bit of everything in an action packed 4 hour (approx) round trip. We walk in through an ancient beech forest that hides the high-walled canyon. Once in, you’ll descend the canyon by zipline, abseiling/rappelling waterfalls, plunging into natural pools, floating down narrow passageways and cascading down chutes - all in beautiful natural surroundings. It's an awesome and exhilarating feeling. The Queenstown canyon half day trip is suitable for first-timers to adventure seekers and is a great option for groups and team building. No previous canyoning experience is required but you should be confident in moving water and have a reasonable level of fitness.Go for it, you’ll have a blast! Minimum age is 12 years.
• Combo up - save time and money!• Perfect for any level of rider• Experience these magnificent trails in the heart of the Wakatipu Basin• Pick up or drop off at the base of the gondola• e-bikes available ($50 surcharge)
• Combo up - save time and money!• Zipline tour in the morning and wine tour through 3 premium Central Otago vineyards in the afternoon• Pick up option from base of gondola for the wine tour (at 1pm)• See splendid alpine scenery
Torrent River is our popular canyoning trip, simply because it has it all. Jumps, slides, floats, abseils, you name it……Torrent’s got it. All this exciting stuff takes place in a gorgeous granite canyon filled with some of the purest water you can find and wrapped in mind-blowing, unspoiled rain forest. This is a great place to start your canyoning adventures.
Drop into the unknown. The Shotover Canyon Fox is the world’s only Flying Fox that lets gravity drop you from 182m high onto a 240m long cable suspended across a canyon. And that’s just the first line! The next line is a more traditional Flying Fox 138m high, you can race at speeds side by side to the finish.
A fun and fully guided tour of a lower section of the Clutha River designed for the experienced Stand Up Paddler and for those who are keen to run some of the playful grade 1-2 white water rapids. Soak up the serenity of the awe-inspiring river, testing your skills on a 19km stretch between Wanaka & Luggate. This section of the river is for those confident on a SUP, or keen for adventure, with all equipment provided.
Venture into the spectacular alpine waters of Lake Wakatipu for an exhilarating fishing experience. Relax on fully equipped charter boats to a pristine alpine stream to spin a fishing and trolling for Rainbow, Brown Trout and Quinnat Salmon. Catch, release and prepare a delicious plate of fish or visit a local restaurant. Capture images of jaw-dropping mountain vistas with your friends or family. Get hooked with this tour for the catch of a lifetime.
Feel the raw adventure and excitement of our guided rock climbing experience for beginner through to advanced climbers. Under our professional instruction feel your body and mind work together as you reach new heights.Queenstown Rock Specialists | Half day Option • No experience required • All levels can be catered for in a session • Active, authentic & adventurous • Value 4 or 8 hour sessions • Quality time - with quality local guides • Scenic locations, get among the environment • Raw and Fun! • Great tailored for families on a Day Out!We have a selection of cliffs with varying difficulty providing an experiential trip that it both fun and challenging.
• Learn to ski or snowboard in just three days! • Learn the basics on our beginner slopes the first day with the Learner Package, then experience our majestic Home Basin with two Progression Packages! • An excellent bundle for those wishing to begin their skiing or snowboarding lives! • Start times daily: 10.30AM & 2PM. • Save $287 (full retail $737) on adult and $147 (full retail $527) on child individual retail prices! • *Lesson sizes capped at 5 people. • **Includes lift passes, group lessons and all day rentals for three days. • ***Each 'lesson day' can be non-consecutive: i.e. product can be started, stopped, and continued throughout a holiday. • ****Savings based on full retail for individually priced products.
A Stand Up Paddle (SUP) for the explorers! No experience necessary! Fully guided tour with all equipment provided. This is your chance to SUP explore Lake Wanaka away from the busy crowds! A great adventure for first timers and experienced SUP paddlers alike. The welcoming clear water of the lake makes for an amazing journey. This trip is water-taxi supported, so no matter what the weather is like, you will be surrounded by the stunning scenery of Lake Wanaka. Join us and discover your new favourite place! • All transport to location provided • 2 hours total paddling (allow 3 hours total time) • Morning tea provided... including a homemade chocolate brownie!
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