Wanaka Nature Encounter: Lake Cruise and 4WD Safari. 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 15 travelers.

Wanaka Nature Encounter: Lake Cruise and 4WD Safari - Wanaka, New Zealand

Sightseeing Cruise
Duration:8 hours 30 minutes
Price: Starting from $494.00 per person
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 15 travelers.
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 15 travelers.

Begin with Eco Wanaka Adventures Lake Wanaka Cruise to Mou Waho Your day begins with a boat cruise on the pristine waters of Lake Wanaka to Mou Waho Island (20 minutes). Landing on the island you'll be greeted by bird-song, enjoy a 45 minute guided walk to the summit. Your guide will introduce you to the many and varied native plants on the island plus meet the resident family of Buff Weka - always eager to steal anything you happen to drop!! On the summit you'll see the island's grand secret, a lake on top of and island!! Enjoy "high-tea" with commanding views of Lake Wanaka and surrounding mountains. On your return to the boat play your part in reforesting the island by planting your own native tree before returning to Wanaka for a well-earned lunch in one of Wanaka ‘s wonderful cafes.
Following lunch you be collected by Ridgeline Adventures to experience the rugged beauty and solitude of Wanaka's spectacular high country with an exclusive 4WD journey through one of Wanaka's most historic stations (farm) Offering a unique insight into Wanaka's rich history, heritage and modern-day farming life. This will be like no other 4WD experience you've ever taken. You'll be wowed by the mountain-top vistas (you drive to over 700m above Lake Wanaka), enjoy the pure mountain air as you take a leisurely stroll through alpine meadows, and ancient forests, discover the fascinating history of early farming life as you wander through the ruins of one of Wanaka's first farm houses (circa 1865). Return to Wanaka approximately 5:30pm.
Pick Up Time: 8:45am
Drop Off Time: 5:30pm Summer (4:00pm Winter)
Duration: 8.5 hours (we always strive to have you back on time, however when booking other activities /and or pick ups for after your trip please allow 30 minutes extra in case your trip runs behind) 
Notes:
• Minimum numbers apply - 2 adultsWhat to Bring:
• Sturdy Footwear
• Warm clothes, especially in winter
• Camera
• Sunglasses
• Water bottle
 

 

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