Summer Season Only
We now have our Department of Conservation consents in place. Speak to us about hiking shuttle options today. Minimum numbers apply per trip. To book a shuttle to one of these amazing day hikes contact us email@example.com or phone +64 3 443 6363 (8am to 5pm)
Forward bookings are essential.
POPULAR WANAKA GUIDED DAY HIKES
Wanaka is a stunningly beautiful location, with towering mountain peaks, beautiful mountain lakes, rivers, and waterfalls. They all provide fantastic opportunities for walking and hiking.
There is no better way to explore the region than by foot.
We love the area and we are proud to show it off to you.
SOME OF THE POPULAR DAY WALKS ARE:
The Bridal Veil waterfall and Glacier
ROB ROY GLACIER WALK
Simply put… one of THE BEST Short walks in New Zealand.
The drive up the Matukituki Valley is awe-inspiring on its own, but when you start walking be prepared to pick your jaw up off the ground when you are finally confronted by the Rob Roy Glacier.
Wanaka to Rob Roy Shuttles $220 each way, up to 4 passengers, additional passengers $35ea.
PLEASE NOTE: ROB ROY GLACIER WALK IS CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO BRIDGE REPLACEMENT
|1-hour drive from Wanaka|
The most popular long day walk is also the closest to town.
Roys Peak is an easy to intermediate-level walk.
The famous Peak social photo spot is a must-do on the way up.
From the summit enjoy views up the Matukituki valley to Mt Aspiring and across the upper Clutha to the Pisa Range.
Roys Peak shuttles $99 each way, up to 4 passengers, additional passengers $25ea.
|10-min drive from Wanaka|
DIAMOND LAKE AND ROCKY MOUNTAIN WALK
This Short walk climbs steadily to Diamond Lake we continue up to a spectacular lookout high on a cliff above the lake. From here we continue on to the Rocky Mountain’s (775m) summit via a loop track.
Spectacular views include Lake Wānaka and a skyline dominated by the surrounding peaks.
Shuttle cost is $99 each way, up to 4 passengers, additional passengers $25ea.
|2 hours walking|
|15-min drive from Wanaka|
The most challenging day walk we offer is ISTHMUS. Starting off on the shores of Lake Hawea you quickly gain elevation and you can enjoy the changing flora as you go through the zones into the Sub Alpine toward the later part of the walk.
From the summit (1,385m) you are rewarded with views of Lake Hawea. Lake Wanaka, Mt Aspiring, and the surrounding Southern Alps.
Shuttle cost is $60 each way, up to 4 passengers, additional passengers $45ea.
|5-6 hours of walking|
|40-min drive from Wanaka|
The Blue Pools are part of the Mt Aspiring National park, fed by glaciers the frigid waters filter through steep rocky canyons making for incredibly clear water.
A short 4-5 km flat walk from the car park the Blue pool is a popular photo spot for tourists traveling the Haast pass.
The beautiful blue pools are sure to please.
Wanaka to Blue pools shuttles $199 each way, up to 4 passengers, additional passengers $35ea.
|40 mins of walking|
|50-min drive from Wanaka|