Skip to Content

Exploring New Zealand

Home > South Island > Otago > Wanaka > Tours and travel services

Tours and travel services


Alpine Helicopters

Scenic tours and helicopter charters. Options include flights over Mount Aspiring, Milford Sound and a gourmet picnic in the Southern Alps. Chartered excursions combine the flight with heliskiing, fishing or hunting.

Alpine-Class Tours

Personalised chauffeur tours of New Zealand's South Island. Suggested custom tours include Milford Sound, off-road adventures, wine tours and golfing tours. Airport transfers also available.

Alpinism & Ski

Ski and snowboarding tours, mountaineering courses, trekking and avalanche courses. They also offer a 6 day guided climb of Mount Cook, which requires ice axe and crampon experience. Bed and breakfast style accomodation.

Aspiring Air

Scenic flights in twin and single engine aircraft designed especially for flightseeing. Tours include Milford Sound, Mount Aspiring, Mount Cook and the West Coast Glaciers. Flight training is also available.

Aspiring Helicopters

Scenic flights around Mount Aspiring and the Fiordland National Parks, with picnic option. Their adventure flights offer mountaineering, fishing, hunting, helibiking and helihiking.

Classic Motorcycle Tours

10 day tours riding Triumph motorcycles, departing from Lake Hawea. Accomodation included, choice of rider or pillion. Check website for departure dates.

Clean Green Images

Photographer Gilbert van Reenen offers tailored photo and nature tours. Hands on tuition is included, professional camera equipment is available at extra cost.

Kiwi Does It

Creates custom itineraries of places and activities throughout New Zealand. Based in Wanaka, Kiwi Does It offers local knowledge to those seeking a 'non-touristy' New Zealand.

Siberia Experience

A 4 hour wilderness adventure with scenic flight, bush walk and jet boat ride through the Mount Aspiring World Heritage National Park. Departs from Makarora.

Southern Alps Air

Scenic flights to Milford Sound and Mount Cook. Package options include walks, boats cruises and jet boat rides. Also offer hunting, fishing, tramping, and charter flights to any destination.

Wanaka Flightseeing

Scenic flight excursions to Milford Sound, Mount Cook, Mount Aspiring, Doubtful Sound and Lord of the Rings locations. Mount Aspiring package includes a 4-wheel drive and jet boat safari.

Wanaka Helicopters

Scenic flights, tours and charters by helicopter, including a Lord of the Rings experience. Their 'heli adventures' combine the flight with jet boating, fly fishing, mountaing biking or hiking. Flight training is also available.

Wanaka Sightseeing

A variety of tours including Wanaka day trips, history tours, wine tours and mountain walks. Custom tours also available.

Wanaka Sightseeing: Lord of the Rings

Comprehensive Lord of the Rings tours. Options include road and air travel, gourmet lunches and hobbit-style accomodation.

Wanaka Wine Tours

Half and full day tours of local vineyards. Selection of packages offering wine tasting, a la carte lunch, aroma room and wine film.

Wilkin River Jets

Jet boat safaris, scenic helicopter rides and wilderness trekking through Mount Aspiring National Park. Their 'adventure combos' include treks for the less experienced walker.