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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...

Search wilderness adventure and team building options in Lake Wanaka

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

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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor rating: 4.5

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

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

TripAdvisor rating: 5.0

The best scenic route to Milford Sound begins from Wanaka with Southern Alps Air. Window seats and in-flight commentary for all passengers allow...

12 Lloyd Dunn Ave, Wanaka

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

TripAdvisor rating: 5

Fly-Walk-Jetboat. 4 hours of unique New Zealand wilderness experience including a 25 minute scenic aeroplane flight, 3 hour bush/valley walk and 30 minute...

State Highway 6, Makarora West

From $299 NZD

TripAdvisor rating: 5

Join us for an unforgettable fully guided mountain biking experience. Discover the real New Zealand as we take you on exclusive trails around...

17-23 Dunmore St, Wanaka

From $95 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

The Southern Snow and Ice driving experience is focused on providing you with one of the most unique and amazing driving experiences available!...

Pisa Range, Wanaka

Mountain Range Boutique Lodge has the perfect combination of friendly hospitality, panoramic mountain views and laid-back luxury. Seven ensuite guest rooms, outdoor hot...

Heritage Park, Wanaka

From $240 NZD

TripAdvisor rating: 5

Offering the Great Maze, Illusion Rooms, Roman Toilets, Leaning Tower, Puzzle Centre & gift shop and café, Puzzling World has eccentricity covered and...

188 Wanaka-Luggate, Wanaka

From $12 NZD

TripAdvisor rating: 4.5

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

This exciting 60 minute adventure begins with a relaxing 15 minute jaunt across the lake before entering the mighty Clutha River.
Here, this NZ...

The Log Cabin,, Wanaka

From $109 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

TripAdvisor rating: 4.5

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

TripAdvisor rating: 5.0