Wanaka: 4-Hour Intermediate Waterfall Climbing Adventure

Activity provider: Wildwire Wanaka

Wanaka: 4-Hour Intermediate Waterfall Climbing Adventure

Activity provider: Wildwire Wanaka
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From US$ 171.84 per person

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Take climbing to the next level as you climb up 350 metres of vertical rungs, crossing multiple stunning pools and thrilling suspension bridges. Finish your climb at the base of a spectacular 60m waterfall for lunch and panoramic views across Wanaka.

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Duration 5 hours
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Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Experience the highest waterfall climb in the world on a 4-hour tour
  • Enjoy views of the farmland, mountains, and lakes surrounding Wanaka
  • Explore hidden pools and beautiful waterfalls as you ascend
  • Experience the thrills of crossing suspension bridges and scaling cliffs
Full description
Enjoy a thrilling 4-hour guided experience at the highest waterfall climb in the world. This unique activity uses cable, iron rungs, pegs, bridges, and ladders, allowing you to climb routes that may not have been accessible otherwise. Start your journey in Wanaka town center where you will meet your friendly and experienced guides. Embark on a short 20-minute ride in a minibus to the location of The Twin Falls Waterfalls. After a safety briefing, grab your helmets and harness and prepare for a practice climb over a small rock at the base of the waterfall. Once you have mastered the practice route, join an intimate group of no more than 4 people per guide - ensuring your safety throughout the experience This intermediate route will have you climbing up 350m of vertical cliffs, crossing over blue pools, and braving suspension bridges. Take the opportunity to stop on a bridge next to a huge cascading waterfall for an unforgettable photo. When you reach the summit of the climb, relax at the base of the 60m waterfall for lunch. Enjoy a quick swim or sit back and take in the stunning views over the mountains and farmland surrounding Wanaka. When you’re ready, begin the 45-minute descent down to the starting point. Your wonderful guides will assist you with your equipment and drive you back to Wanaka Town Centre in the minibus.
  • Expert guide
  • Lunch
  • Climbing safety equipment and briefing
  • Introductory training climb
  • Water bottle
Not suitable for
  • Children under 10 years
  • Pregnant women
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
Traveler requirements
  • All participants over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 22 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts

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Meeting point

From Wanaka town, follow the Wanaka-Mt Aspiring Road west along the lake. Drive towards Treble Cone Ski Field and Mt. Aspiring National Park. After 20 minutes there will be a cattle stop. Here, pull-out immediately to the left in front of 2 massive waterfalls. You will see a locked farm gate with the local partner's sign on it. Meet at this gate in front of the waterfalls. If you get to the ski field road or gravel road, you have gone too far.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Swimwear
  • Hiking shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
  • Outdoor clothing

Know before you go

  • The experience requires a combination of hiking, rock climbing, and walking so it is recommended that you have a moderate level of fitness to participate
  • Please note, participants must have full body mobility
  • You do not need any climbing experience, your expert guides will assist you
  • There is a storage area where you can leave items that you do not need at the base of the waterfall
  • Bring a camera at your own risk, if you have a GoPro it is recommended to attach it to your person
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The guides were wonderful and really were helpful and friendly. They made it a great experience!

January 25, 2020

Product ID: 214542