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Lake Wanaka is just a hop, skip and a jump over the hill from Queenstown. The region boasts incredible scenery with it's mountains, lakes, rivers and glaciers home to many a outdoor enthusiast. It's laid back pace allows you to discover your own Wanaka experience in your own time. Get amongst the array of activities, hiking and skiing at your fingertips or take it easy and enjoy the relaxed vibe the town in known for. Check out our top picks for things to do in Lake Wanaka.

  • Cardrona Bike Park: Lift Passes

    The Cardrona Bike Park features a variety of lift accessed downhill and cross country mountain bike trails for all types of peddlers to...

  • Cardrona Alpine Resort

    OPEN: 16 JUNE - 14 OCT
    Cardrona is a relaxed and friendly ski area that has been putting smiles on skiers and snowboarders for 35...

  • Heli Ski / Heli Board

    It’s the ultimate snow experience for a skier or boarder! Let Harris Mountains Heli-Ski take you into the heart of the Southern Alps –...

  • Skydive Wanaka

    STRAP YOURSELF TO A BEAUTIFUL STRANGER!
    Get suited up, strapped to a stranger and step into a plane ready for an experience like no...

  • Treble Cone Ski Area

    OPEN: 22 JUNE - 1 OCT
    With 550ha of inbound terrain, Treble Cone is the largest ski area in NZ’s South Island. It's 700m vertical...

  • Lake Escape - SUP

    An all inclusive guided SUP (Stand Up Paddleboard) tour exploring Lake Wanaka. Starting off with a SUP skills & technique session...

  • Canyoning Niger Stream

    Canyoning is the ultimate way to get up close and personal with mother nature and have a unreal time doing it. Experience the raw power...

  • Puzzling World

    Since 1973 the bizarre buildings, rooms of illusion and the famous Great Maze have baffled brains and challenged perceptions of reality!...

  • Twin Falls Via Ferrata Climbing

    Climb alongside Twin Falls, one of Wanaka’s most iconic waterfalls on Via Ferrata - a series of ladder rungs and wire bridges that have...

  • Lake Wanaka Guided Kayak

    Take to the waters of Lake Wanaka and explore the region from a unique perspective. Enjoy a half day guided tour that is a fantastic...

  • Kayak The Mighty Clutha

    Be in control of your own destiny. This half day river excursion is for those hearty souls with an appetite for getting up close and...

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    Cardrona Bus: Ex Wanaka

    Wanaka to Cardrona Alpine Resort
    Let Go Orange's fast and hassle free door to door transport service take you to and from Cardrona!...

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