Availability for booking new reservations is currently limited due to coronavirus and WHO guidelines.

Wanaka Nature Encounter: Lake Cruise and 4WD Safari

  • E-Ticket
  • Day Trip
  • Group Tour
  • 8.5 hr

Combining our spectacular backcountry 4WD safari with Eco Wanaka Adventures' Lake Cruise and Island Walk - the Wanaka Nature Encounter offers the opportunity to experience the best of Wanaka's natural beauty -all within a day. Enjoy a morning boat cruise to an island nature reserve, a private audience with rare native birds and a guided walk to view a lake on top of an island!! Enjoy an hour lunch break at one of Wanaka's many cafes (guests expense) before embarking on an exclusive 4WD adventure exploring some of New Zealand's most spectacular backcountry covering terrain most locals have never seen. Breathtaking views of the Southern Alps whilst exploring private farm roads. See Red Deer, sheep, Angus Cattle up close and grazing in their natural environment. Maximum group size is 12 travelers.

Itinerary Details

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Ridgeline Adventures, Wanaka 9382 New Zealand

• Morning Lake Wanaka cruise
• Expert local Wanaka guides
• Guided Island nature walk to summit (40 minutes)
• Nature interpretation
• Native bird watching
• See Islands secret, a Lake on top on the island!
• Afternoon 4WD safari through West Wanaka Station
• Mountain-top panoramic views
• Refreshments
• Easy alpine meadow nature walks (30 minutes)
• Historical sites
• Help with our predator control programme

Duration: 14 hours 40 minutes