Wanaka Nature Encounter - Eco Wanaka Adventures

Wanaka Nature Encounter

If you only have one day in Wanaka then this is what you must do! This guided nature encounter includes a boat cruise on Lake Wanaka, a guided island nature walk & a leisurely high country 4WD tour.

Begin your day with a cruise on the pristine waters of Lake Wanaka to Mou Waho Island Nature Reserve. A guided walk to the spectacular summit reveals the island’s secret – a lake on top of an island!

Enjoy ‘high tea’ up close and personal with rare native birds, including weka, wood pigeon and bellbird. Plant a tree as part of this unique eco experience.

After lunch in one of Wanaka’s many fine cafés (own expense), discover the secrets of Wanaka’s highcountry with a leisurely 4WD tour of a local sheep station.

Trip Information
  • Trip duration: allow 8.5 hours
  • Returns: approximately 5.30 pm (lunch 12.30 – 1.30 pm in Wanaka)
  • Trips depart at 9.00am
  • Requirements: good walking shoes/boots, suitable layers of clothing, waterproof jacket
  • Courtesy Wanaka Accommodation pick up and drop off
  • Morning and afternoon tea supplied
  • Total walking time: 1 hour
  • Grade: average fitness
  • Season: all year (weather dependent)
  • Minimum 2 Adults
  • Lunch: in one of Wanaka’s many cafes (at your cost)

Valid for  the date range 1.10.2020 to 30.9.2022
Minimum 2 Adults to run a tour

Summer Prices 1st Oct to 30th April
Ex- Wanaka: Adult $514, Child $315
Ex- Queenstown: Adult $874 (extra pax over 2pax, $614), Child $390

Winter Prices 1st May to 30th September
Ex- Wanaka: Adult $434, Child $$300
Ex- Queenstown: Adult $794 (extra pax over 2 pax $534), Child $375

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Eco Wanaka Adventures

P: 03 443 2869
Freephone: 0800 926 326
E: explore@ecowanaka.co.nz