Active New Zealand: Wanaka

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  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 4 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 18-99 yrs
  • max group size 12
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-36505
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Ends Queenstown, New Zealand
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Combine the best cycling, hiking and kayaking experiences that Otago has to offer from one central base in stunning Wanaka.
  • Spend a morning hiking to the dramatic hanging glaciers beneath the towering Rob Roy Peak then kick back at a local winery where you’ll meet the winemaker and learn the local craft.
  • Hike to a lake within an island in a lake on an island, looking out for rare birds and insects along the way, then cool off with a swim in crystal clear waters.
  • Cycle a spectacular brand-new track along man-made wooden trails secured to the bottom of sheer rock faces – arguably the best bit of cycling trail in Otago!
  • Experience the beauty of Lake Wanaka from a different perspective as you take a guided kayaking tour across its waters, surrounded by unforgettable mountain views.
  • By travelling on this trip, you’ll directly support our Intrepid Foundation partner, World Bicycle Relief. Donations provide school kids, health workers, and farmers in far-out areas with bicycles that provide access to education, healthcare, and income.
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The "Active New Zealand: Wanaka" trip starts from and ends in Queenstown. It is a walking trip that takes 4 days taking you through Cromwell, Mount Iron, Mou Waho and 3 other destinations in New Zealand. "Active New Zealand: Wanaka" is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

Take a deep dive into the Otago region on a 4-day active adventure in Wanaka. Let a local leader show you the very best of this slice of the South Island as you cycle the heritage-filled surrounds of gold rush Arrowtown, hike up to the hanging glaciers beneath Rob Roy Peak, kayak the glassy waters of Lake Wanaka and taste regional flavours at a local winery. Soak in spectacular cinematic backdrops as you walk up Mt Iron, visit a secluded Lake Wanaka island and experience a brand-new and thrilling cycling trail. From epic views to exhilarating activities, this adventure is sure to get your heart rate up.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Queenstown/Wanaka - Arrowtown Cycling
  • Day 2: Hike Mt. Iron & Mou Waho island, kayak Lake Wanaka
  • Day 3: Wanaka & Hike Rob Roy Glacier
  • Day 4: Lake Dunstan Cycling Trail & Queenstown
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotel (3 nights)
Meals
  • 3 Breakfasts
Transport
  • Private vehicle , boat , kayak , bicycle
Guide
  • An expert tour leader
Included Activities
  • Guided Cycling tour of surrounding area
  • Leader-led orientation walk
  • Private Boat to Mou Waho Island
  • Flat Water Kayaking
  • Mou Waho Island Hike
  • Mount Iron guided hike
  • Guided Hike to Rob Roy Glacier
  • Maude Winery tasting room
  • Kawarau Gorge Suspension Bridge
  • Lake Dunstan Cycling Trail guided tour
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to/from Queenstown are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Active New Zealand: Wanaka tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Active New Zealand: Wanaka tour. You can cancel the tour up to 58 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 57 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 17 June 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 17 June 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 57 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Active New Zealand: Wanaka tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this Active New Zealand: Wanaka tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Is this trip right for you
  • This trip includes a variety of activities (walking, cycling & kayaking). While not too strenuous, an average level of fitness is required. The cycling and hiking are done on reasonably graded trails - albeit with a few challenging sections on the Lake Dunstan Cycle track. Kayaking is done on flat water.
  • Please ensure you consult your local government’s advice regarding domestic travel prior to booking this trip.
COVID VACCINATION POLICY
  • Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 is no longer mandatory on departures after 1st January 2023. Nonetheless, all travellers are strongly advised to be vaccinated as a safety measure to protect themselves and others on the tour. This policy excludes all Polar trips and select adventure cruises, where testing and vaccination are required.
  • Also, proof of vaccination may still be required at specific entry points or by the airlines. Therefore, please make sure to check all the travel requirements carefully before travelling.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene global standardised protocols have been adopted.
  • Hygiene and safety guidelines will be followed to ensure your well being is looked after during travels.
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