10 things for the adventurous in Wānaka

The path less travelled

High octane and adrenaline pumping

1. Skydiving

Experience the thrill of freefall from up to 15,000ft and reach speeds of 200kph… all while enjoying unrivalled and uninterrupted views of Wānaka’s world-renowned lakes and mountains. Book it in with Skydive Wanaka.

2. Paragliding

Try New Zealand's highest tandem paragliding with Wanaka Paragliding at Treble Cone Ski Area. Simply walk, jog, run and you're airborne. 

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3. Canyoning

This is serious canyoning country with all the components you need; polished chutes, waterfalls, pools, great guides, stunning views and pristine water. Head out with Deep Canyon or South Canyon.

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5. 4WD & Off Road Tours

Discover off road tours into otherwise inaccessible areas on high country farms around Wānaka. 4WD, quad bike and off-road adventure tours for everyone.

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6. Learn to fly

Take control and become a pilot, flying your own scenic flight. Or go all out and get your pilots license. No better place to learn to fly

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8. "Lord of the Rungs" via ferrata

Come and try the highest waterfall via ferrata in the world with Wildwire Wanaka! If you do the Lord of the Rungs, then you'll even get a helicopter ride back down! 

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9. Heli-biking

Think you know mountain biking? Think again. Grab your steed and get airborne, exploring some of the highest accessible MTB terrain. 

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