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Wanaka Nature Encounter [WKA20]
Day Tour, Wanaka Nature Encounter, Wanaka, New Zealand

Enjoy all the natural beauty Wanaka has to offer with this full day tour. This full-day nature encounter showcases the best of Wanaka’s raw natural beauty – all yours for a day.

This tour is the best lake and land experience in Wanaka with a focus on conservation and giving back to nature. It starts with a morning boat cruise to Mou Waho Island Nature Reserve on Lake Wanaka and a guided walk to summit to reveal the island’s secret – an island on top of an island! See rare native birds including the Weka, Bellbird, Wood pigeon and Tui and help the environment by planting your own native tree on the island.

After lunch, enjoy an off-road journey exploring the private backroads of an iconic Wanaka high country with sheep, cattle, deer farms, and stunning views. Enjoy a stroll through alpine meadows and ancient forests and leisurely afternoon tea in the mountains. There is also an opportunity to take a swim in the crystal-clear lake river!

Departs 9:00am returns 5:00pm (approx.)

– Boat cruise
– Expert guides
– Afternoon tea/coffee
– Spectacular nature views

Need to Know
During winter (May- Sept) we include our Dingleburn Discovery experience as our Wild Hills off- road safari is usually under snow. Lunch is at your own cost at one of Wanaka’s cafes. This tour is suitable for all fitness levels. Please bring swimwear/towel if you choose to swim in the lake. Other select pick up locations available on request.

Return transfers from Queenstown tour or Private tour