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Wilderness Adventures & Team Building

With Mount Aspiring National Park, a world heritage area, right at Wanaka's backdoor there's no shortage of opportunities to experience the majesty of its glaciers, rainforest, waterfalls and mountains.

Days can begin with a helicopter flight for breakfast on a glacier, then rendezvous with a jetboat on the river bank for an exhilerating ride into the wild, swap the jet-boat for a 4WD and then finish the day watching the sunset over Lake Wanaka from the top of mountain with a glass of local pinot noir ... Or for budding Bear Grylls types, how about an overnight wilderness experience in one of the many backcountry huts?

Wilderness Team Building
Wilderness Team Building
There's no shortage of wilderness opportunities to experience around Lake Wanaka.
Snow Business
Snow Business
Roar over the snow in a car, a sled or on snow shoes - never a dull moment in Lake Wanaka.
Airborne Activities
Airborne Activities
A great time to see the region from above...
Luxury
Luxury
Everyone deserves a little bit of luxury but you deserve alot more...

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More information on Team Building Activities - Conferences, Lake Wanaka, New Zealand

Minaret Station is NZ’s first luxury tented camp, located at the head of stunningly picturesque glacial valley in the Southern Alps. Accessible only...

, Wanaka

Wilkin River Jets/Backcountry Helicopters.
Established 1968 and pioneers of shallow water jet boating and wilderness discovery. Operating from the timeless land of Makarora -...

Haast Pass Highway SH6 Cnr, Makarora-Wanaka

From $119 NZD

Our small-group, authentic Farm Safaris and exclusive Photography tours explore the best of Wanaka's raw natural beauty. Travel private back-roads on one of...

11 Sandy's Lane, Wanaka

From $155 NZD

Peak Function Centre is Wanaka’s brand new, premier conference and function venue. This contemporary, centrally located venue, is unrivalled in style and functionality....

181 - 185 Upton Street, Wanaka

Offering an on-site restaurant and bar with lake views, Lake Hawea Hostel is just a 2-minute walk from the lakefront. It features BBQ...

1 Capell Ave,, Wanaka

From $25 NZD

Lake cruises, Island visits, bush walks and boat charters. We can cater for private functions and conferences for up to 40 passengers. BBQ,...

The Log Cabin,, Lake Wanaka

From $10 NZD

Wanaka Kayaks offer freedom rentals and guided tours. We have modern sea kayaks, as well as sit-on-tops kayaks for families.

We supply the kayak,...

Lakefront, Wanaka

From $12 NZD

We take you to the best vineyards where you'll sample award winning wines, locally sourced gourmet food, and meet some of the wine...

15 Scaife Place, Wanaka

From $195 NZD

Challenge yourself when you take ‘A Frogz Eye View’ of big rapids of the mighty Kawarau River.
Go down the Roaring Meg section twice...

, Queenstown

From $159 NZD

Visitors to 'The Cardrona' explore and experience a unique slice of high country heaven by guided tours on horseback or quad bike. Exclusive...

2125 Cardrona Valley Road, Wanaka

From $85 NZD

Specialising in group accommodation, Albert Town Lodge has 8 rooms sleeping 34 guests, a well equipped communal kitchen and large dining and lounge...

8 Wexford Street, Wanaka

From $30 NZD

We offer a full range of packaged scenic helicopter flights to Mt Aspiring & Glaciers, Milford Sound and Mt Cook as well as...

2211 Mt Aspiring Road, Wanaka

From $170 NZD

Wanaka Helicopters offers a variety of high standard flights around Lake Wanaka, into the National Parks and surrounding areas such as Mount Aspiring,...

Box 70, Wanaka

From $99 NZD

Extreme Trail Flight. Take the controls of your very own stunt plane!
Ivan Krippner, a 2x national champion with over 20 years aerobatic experience...

8 Spitfire Lane, Wanaka

From $199 NZD

Descend the spectacular canyons of the Matukituki valley. Explore your way through crystal pools and native forest.
Plunge down water polished chutes, abseil...

100 Ardmore St, Wanaka

From $240 NZD

Offering a range of skippered day & overnight sightseeing excursions with on board facilities for a memorable event. Dual Image is a 55ft...

82 Meadowstone Drive, Wanaka

From $75 NZD

Wanaka's only town centre hotel, one minute walk to the lake. Located on site are Beanie Cafe, Bullock Bar and Grill and Amigos...

71 Ardmore Street, Wanaka

From $89 NZD

Minutes from central Wanaka, Criffel Station provides your wedding, conference or corporate event with a unique high country flavor and refreshing point of...

81 Mt Barker Road, Wanaka

People of all ages love to play the Wanaka Paintball. Games start from $25.00 per person including gun, overalls, masks, and 100 paintballs....

361 Riverbank Road, Wanaka

From $45 NZD

Basecamp Wanaka Climbing Centre is a unique indoor climbing centre with indoor and outdoor climbing walls and Clip 'n Climb. Clip 'n Climb...

50 Cardrona Valley Road, Wanaka

From $8 NZD