Things to do in Wanaka

Come visit Wanaka! Expedia makes it easy to book Wanaka tours and find the best attractions. We have a broad selection of things to do in Wanaka for you to browse through and learn about all the most popular activities. It’s easy to find all the must-see Wanaka sights by looking though our list of all the most popular Wanaka attractions.

Whether you travel to Wanaka in the spring, summer, fall or winter, Expedia makes it simple to find endless Wanaka vacation ideas for any season. You can explore local things to do and popular tourism spots in Wanaka, then book a flight, rental car and hotel all with ease.

Lake Wanaka Scenic Helicopter Flight
Enjoy a bird's-eye view of expansive Lake Wanaka, its surrounding mountains, and glacial valleys aboard a scenic helicopter flight. Take in the beautiful scenery from the air and disembark in an alpine setting to experience the magical area up close. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Air, Balloon & Helicopter Tours

1 hour

Free cancellation

$113
per adult

Lake Wanaka Tandem Skydive by Skydive Wanaka
What better way to see the rugged beauty of Otago than by launching yourself out of a plane at 12,000 feet (3,657 m). Safely strapped to your skydive instructor, freefall at breakneck speeds for nearly a minute before pulling the... Read More

Categories: Adventures

3 hours

Free cancellation

$218
per adult

Mighty Milford Sound Scenic Helicopter Flight
Fly across snow-covered peaks and ice-blue glacier fields on this scenic helicopter flight over Mount Aspiring and its surroundings. Enjoy stunning views from the air and see the beauty of Milford Sound as well as The Lord of the Rings... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Air, Balloon & Helicopter Tours

3 hours

Free cancellation

$728
per adult

Milford Sound Scenic Flight & Cruise by Southern Alps Air
Take off from Wanaka and fly over the Southern Alps to the world-famous Milford Sound, for a cruise across the pure waters in a stunning setting. The superlative beauty of this area is best discovered while soaring overhead or sailing... Read More

$324
per adult

Mount Aspiring & Glacier Scenic Helicopter Flight
Get up close to Mount Aspiring's majestic peak for an unforgettable aerial sightseeing experience. See glacier fields and snow-covered mountains. Enjoy scenic views across the national park and experience an alpine snow landing. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Air, Balloon & Helicopter Tours

2 hours

Free cancellation

$275
per adult

Scenic Helicopter Flight with Glacier Landing
Hop on board a scenic helicopter flight over Mount Aspiring National Park and experience a glacier landing on Mount Aspiring. Stand on a glacier at 7,000 feet (2,300 m) and enjoy a panoramic 360-degree view of the Southern Alps—a truly... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Air, Balloon & Helicopter Tours

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$199
per adult

Scenic Helicopter Flight with Glacier Landing
Enjoy a scenic helicopter flight through mountainous terrain to the border of Mount Aspiring National Park. Take in breathtaking views of the majestic mountain, experience an alpine landing, and disembark for some fun in the snow. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Air, Balloon & Helicopter Tours

1 hour

Free cancellation

$165
per adult

Siberia Valley Adventure with Plane & Jet Boat Ride by Southern Alps Air
Take a stunning airplane flight over mountain peaks, explore native forests, and hop aboard a thrilling jet boat for a ride up the Wilkin Valley. Set off for an adventurous excursion through the majestic scenery of the Siberia Valley and... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Air, Balloon & Helicopter Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$205
per adult

Wilkin River Jet Boat Safari Tour by Wilkin River Jets
Get right into the heart of Mount Aspiring National Park by taking a jet boat for a fast-paced ride through stunning landscapes. Under the guidance of your experienced drivers, race into remote locations, past acres of native forest and snow-capped... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour

Free cancellation

$79
per adult

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