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Address: P.O.Box 841, Wanaka, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64-3-443 2869
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Description: Eco Wanaka Lake, Island and Mountain Adventures offers -Lake Cruise...
Eco Wanaka Lake, Island and Mountain Adventures offers -Lake Cruise & island Walk - Rare flightless birds, a magical lake on top of an island and a unique opportunity to plant a native tree as part of this eco-experience. Rob Roy Glacier Guided Trek - The World Heritage area's Jewel, Rob Roy has it all! Swingbridge, Rainforest, waterfalls, icefalls, and comical Keas all in one day!Lake Wanaka Boat Fishing - for introduced Salmon, Brown and Rainbow Trout.
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We had the unique experience of a helihike with Chris as our guide. He certainly knows his mountains. We were inspired by his enthusiasm. The views,both alpine & lake scenery were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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Leschenault. Western Australia
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Leschenault. Western Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

We had the unique experience of a helihike with Chris as our guide. He certainly knows his mountains. We were inspired by his enthusiasm. The views,both alpine & lake scenery were just awesome. High tea looking at Mt Aspiring is just so memorable. Fully recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Chris loves the mountains and the surroundings of lake Wanaka. We had the pleasure of sharing half a day with him and Lee doing the Misty Mountains Heli-hike. His infectious enthusiasm and incredible energy, will just make your day even more magical. Our heli-hike combined an exciting flight to the top of Treble Cone, with a an extra stop to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We are back home with a great memory of lake Wanaka. Chris is a wonderful guide and knows what he is talking about. Must do! -- Cali family

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We did the walk to the Rib Roy glacier with Heidi as our guide. Heidi was excellent and could not do enough to make sure that we had a good time, showing an in-depth knowledge of the area and it's history. The weather was beautiful and we had a memorable lunch beneath the glacier in the sunshine - which we'll... More 

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Carlisle, Massachusetts
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Chris is a terrific guide to the Lake and the island of Mou Wahou where they have a predator free environment for the endangered Weka birds. The morning boat ride across the Lake offers splendid views that pale, though, once you walk to the 600 foot summit of the island. (The walk is not onerous and Chris stops many times... More 

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Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The trip to Mou Wahou Island is a one of a kind adventure. It runs rain or shine but no worries, the boat is big and covered. We had rain and high waves but Chris our guide handled the boat with skill and landed the party safely. Chris is a wealth of knowledge on the tour and is very passionate... More 

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Chris and graham were delightful. so much fun. small boat tour. very informative , beautiful scenery, wekas and wetas, tea and cookies plus planted a tree to help regenerate native plant life after pine tree intruders cut down. Wonderful way to spend a morning. Hiked up to the top of the island so wear good shoes and should be moderately... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We did the day trip across Lake Wanaka to the island of Mou Waho with Chris - spectacular scenery, lovely walk up to the top of the island to the 'hidden' lake, more wonderful views, fascinating and informative info from our guide - his passion and dedication to preserving and maintaining the island paradise were inspiring. This is definitely what... More 

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Penrith, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

What an absolute treat! Chris is extremely knowledgeable and we thouroughly enjoyed the tour, especially the tree planting. We also loved the swim at the top, it was very special. The only downfall was the price - the tour was extremely expensive for what it is. Espeically as anyone with a boat could access the island free of charge. I... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I went on the Misty Mountain tour with Chris Riley himself. The weather was lovely. The scenery was absolutely breathtaking - you can really fantasize being on an adventure! I felt like a hobbit or one of the dwarves in the movie traversing the dangerous Misty mountains! There are two helicopter landings, both with fantastic views. I went on three... More 

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