Wanaka 4WD Tours
Wanaka 4×4 Explorer boat and 4WD tour brings you the best of both worlds with views from the lake and land, looking over remote islands and National Parks. From start to finish we are off the beaten path, no people, truly remote, truly stunning.
The ultimate lake and mountain experience
Now also with heli option!
WANAKA 4X4 EXPLORER
Your trip starts at the marina by boating up Lake Wanaka towards the head of Stevenson’s arm with tremendous views of glacier-carved mountains, a constantly changing vista of steep walls and alpine peaks. We cruise past Stevenson’s Island to our landing point at the foot of Mt Burke.
Boarding our 4×4 Vehicle we climb above the lake, your view expands until all of Lake Wanaka lays before you in a stunning panorama of crystal clear blue water and the alpine peaks of Mount Aspiring National Park.
Take some time to enjoy the solitude and enjoy the best view in Wanaka! Your guide will give you an insight into the history of the farm station and the geology of the alps and some of the stories of the early settlers who sought farmland, gold, and a better life here in the mountains of New Zealand.
We have 2 great gourmet picnic choices:
- MORNING TEA- a fine selection of fruit, slices & muffins accompanied by tea and plunger coffee.
- AFTERNOON TEA- a fine selection of fruit, New Zealand cheese, and crackers, accompanied by local Wine. (White/Rose/Red).
Of course, we are more than happy to serve wine in the morning and coffee in the afternoon. Or provide a non-alcoholic drink. We cater to any dietary requirements and provide a kids picnic as well.
We have daily departures at 9 am and 1 pm, Autumn 10 am and 1 pm.
Allow 4 hours, and don’t forget your camera. We have a maximum group size of 5 per vehicle so you get the full attention of your guide.
Kids $135 (5-15 yrs) (Under 5 go free)
Season starts on the 1st of November.
May tours on demand, please call or email for bookings in May.
4WD Heli Combo
Why not make this a complete and ultimate Wanaka experience by adding a scenic helicopter flight! The adrenaline is set to rise again after your picnic, as your helicopter arrives for your 40-minute scenic flight over the deep valleys, braided rivers, and steep glaciated peaks of the Mt. Aspiring National Park. A mountain landing gives you the chance to soak it all in with photo opportunities to the treasure before your return to Wanaka.
An adventure of monumental proportions, the complete and ultimate Wanaka experience.
Subject to availability
Price on request