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Milford Sound Glacier Flight & Cruise from Wanaka
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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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US$332.10
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US$332.10

Lakeland Jet Ski Adventure Tour - Lake Wanaka
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Lakeland Jet Ski Adventure Tour - Lake Wanaka

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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
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US$149.74
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Private, safe self guided ebike tour from Lake Hawea to Lake Wanaka

Private, safe self guided ebike tour from Lake Hawea to Lake Wanaka

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I am Mark Daniels come join me for "a day to remember" Private, Safe self-guided eBike adventures focusing on the best Wine, Beer, and Food the Wanaka region has to offer at your pace. We'll have you eBiking and tasting the best the Wanaka region has to offer in your private group of up to 4 people. Come have a safe, comfortable, and fun day out at your own pace on easy tracks. Your ride is fully supported which means at any point should something go wrong I find out where you are and fix it. We provide a great map of your route and what to enjoy however it's your trip so you decide when and where you finish. Once you've completed your adventure let me know and I will pick you up and get you home safe. We have not only beautiful scenery that you can sample, but we also have world-class wines and beers. And we believe eBiking is a great way to enjoy it all at your own pace. I hope to see you soon for a day to remember.
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  • 4 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$129.78
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Small Group Jet Boat Adventure on the Clutha River from Wanaka
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Small Group Jet Boat Adventure on the 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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US$94.88
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Lakeland Jet Boat Adventure - Clutha River
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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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US$85.85
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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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Mou Waho Island Cruise and Nature Walk from Wanaka
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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
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US$105.82
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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 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 pristine waters of the Matukituki River on a jet boat, admire spectacular landscapes, then hike past forests, waterfalls, and glacier-fed streams before ending your tour.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$185.68
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Classic Wanaka Wine Tour
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Classic Wanaka Wine Tour

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Central Otago is the world’s southernmost wine-making region, known for its pinot noirs and stunning high-altitude wineries. On this day long tour around this distinctive wine region, taste a wide range of wines – including pinot noirs and chardonnays – at up to six of the region’s boutique vineyards.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$176.80
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Wanaka Water Taxi Mou Waho Island Tour
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Wanaka Water Taxi Mou Waho Island Tour

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A lot of the South Island’s natural hideaways are tough to get to, and that’s definitely the case with Mou Waho Island. This half-day cruise makes it easy; sail from Wanaka Marina to this isolated island in the middle of Lake Wanaka. Walk to the island’s very own lake, the Arethusa Pool, and take panoramic photos of the lake and the nearby Southern Alps, or take a dip at the beach near the island’s only jetty.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$92.51
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Wine Tour with Wine Tasting from Wanaka
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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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US$139.93
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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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US$53.93
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Wanaka 4x4 Explorer The Ultimate Lake and Mountain Adventure
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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
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US$181.02
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Lake Cruise & Island Nature Walk- meet the boat 10 minutes prior to Departure

Lake Cruise & Island Nature Walk- meet the boat 10 minutes prior to Departure

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Take a cruise across Lake Wanaka to the remote Mou Waho Island Nature Reserve and make a memorable, eco-friendly impact by planting a native tree before you leave. Opt to take a 1-hour-return guided bush walk to reveal Mou Waho’s hidden secret - another lake, nestled atop the island with panoramic views of Wanaka and the Southern Alps. Enjoy “high tea” surrounded by this spectacular alpine scenery.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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1-Hour Ruby Island Cruise and Walk from Wanaka

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
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Wine Tour & Maori Culture Wanaka

Wine Tour & Maori Culture Wanaka

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On this half day tour, experience two unique sides of the Wanaka area: the wine made from grapes grown in the whenua (land), and the culture of the tangata whenua themselves – the indigenous Māori who live on the land. Visit a range of local wineries, sampling the region’s popular pinot noir wines alongside many others. Receive the manaaki (hospitality) of the local Māori community and experience a stirring live haka.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Half-Day Level 2 Waterfall Climbing from Wanaka
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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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US$204.10
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'Express' Wine Tour & Māori Culture Wānaka

'Express' Wine Tour & Māori Culture Wānaka

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Experience this one-of-a-kind wine tasting with a fascinating Māori culture spin! Learn about Māori history and their experiences of this region while sampling many wonderful wines. Of the wineries listed we will visit 2, if you have a preference please let me know.
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  • 3 hours
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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
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Māori Whakatau Welcome

Māori 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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  • 40 minutes to 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Wanaka Parasailing

Wanaka Parasailing

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Fly high above the beautiful Lake Wanaka with Wanaka Parasailing on either a single, or a tandem flight. This is one of the best things to do in Wanaka, book your flight today!
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Wilderness Adventure Including Scenic flight Self-guided Hike and Jet Boat Ride
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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
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60-minute Virtual Reality Experience Enter the Matrix

60-minute Virtual Reality Experience Enter the Matrix

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Take control of your own movie with a virtual adventure of epic proportions. You will be able to choose from dozens of options including space walks, 3D art, foriegn museums, and zombies during your hour-long session. This is the perfect opportunity to see the future of entertainment at both the largest Virtual Reality experience in the Southern Hemisphere and Infinity Platform in the world. This experience not just for gamers. No experience is needed.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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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
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Milford Sound Glacier Flight & Cruise from Wanaka
"For ys, the most incredible part was the flight. You can see very close the mountains, and our pilot was very nice snd explained everything we asked for. The cruise is awesome too because you can see the fiords closer but the boat is big so is not that near with us. In overall, such an unforgettable experience."..."
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Small Group Jet Boat Adventure on the Clutha River from Wanaka
"Patrick and his crew were very experienced and made us feel comfortable and safe, while having fun. The boat was clean and well-maintained. Patrick was knowledgeable about the area and shared lots of good information. The scenery was spectacular and the water was crystal clear. Patrick’s knowledge of the water was impressive. It was the right amount of time and the perfect balance of thrill. Patrick obviously loves his work! We can’t recommend this experience enough! Do it!"..."
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Lakeland Jet Boat Adventure - Clutha River
"We loved it!!!|Thrilling.. Educational... Fun..|Its amazing.|The team was very clear on their instructions. Felt very safe in their hands. Highly recommended!"..."
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Lake Wanaka 1-Hour Cruise Including Wine and Cheese Board
"Outstanding Experience.Great cheese board. Beautiful scenery.Friendly staff. Great prices for drinks. Enjoyed the music"..."
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Mou Waho Island Cruise and Nature Walk from Wanaka
"We had a lovely day out. The views from the boat are stunning and the walk on the island was quite refreshing with beautiful views all round. We were lucky enough to have a close encounter with a Weka. Our guide Kyle was very informative and helpful. Thank you for a wonderful experience"..."
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Jet Boat and Wilderness Walk Tour from Wanaka
"A wonderful fun half day with our very knowledgable guide James. Fantastic scenery, great spins in the boat and a lovely sense of peace and tranquillity, when not spilling that is"..."
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Classic Wanaka Wine Tour
"We had an amazing day, pick up was easy and on time. We got to see a great range of vineyards and variety of wines. Would definitely recommend and will go again next time I bisot"..."
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Wanaka Water Taxi Mou Waho Island Tour
"Kyle was fantastic as our host and guide. Mou Waho was magical, a bucket list item for sure. Our teen loved the walk with Lake Paradise at the end. One of the best things to do in Wanaka as an individual or as a family. Worth every penny."..."
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Wine Tour with Wine Tasting from Wanaka
"Visited four small independent vineyards and tasted some great wines. Our guide Heidi was informative and ensured we had a pleasurable afternoon. Definitely worth a visit."..."
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Lake Cruise & Island Nature Walk- meet the boat 10 minutes prior to Departure
"Chris, our host, was amazing with his eco knowledge and stories - brilliant trip and memorable experience! John and Maria"..."
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1-Hour Ruby Island Cruise and Walk from Wanaka
"Tim the operator was very informative and friendly. Had a great time and this is a must do experience in Wanala."..."
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Wine Tour & Maori Culture Wanaka
"Had the best day. Joe very knowledgeable about Māori history and culture. Absolutely recommend if you enjoy great wines and an appreciation of local vineyards."..."
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Half-Day Level 2 Waterfall Climbing from Wanaka
"Probably the best experience we did in New Zealand (though we only did the Level 1 due to time constraints). Right combination of feeling super technical and high adrenaline while being very manageable and safe. Guides were excellent. Overall would strongly recommend"..."
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Māori Whakatau Welcome
"Very informative, helpful and Joe is a great guy. Such a great idea to do at the start of a NZ trip. Kids loved it too. Definitely worth doing!!"..."
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Wilderness Adventure Including Scenic flight Self-guided Hike and Jet Boat Ride
"Excellent adventure. We recommend you take a pair of river crossing sandals. Both the plane pilot Ryan and the jet boat pilot Hayden were expert navigators. 5 Stars for sure!"..."
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