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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...more
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

In early March, my husband and I arrived at the marina for our long booked trip to Mou Waho Island. Once on board, we were told that strong winds in the wrong direction would prevent a safe and comfortable trip to Mou Waho, and we...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank PegSNJ
ecowanaka, Owner at Eco Wanaka Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your feedback. You are correct we would have refunded you if you had not agreed to go on the alternative tour. The alternative tour to Stevensons Island is something we like to offer our clients if they are interested in still having...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed this tour very much with our guide Craig. Saw interesting bird life, learned about the rewilding program on the island. Tour was part of New Zealand Trails World Heritage Tour. I’d say this is a MUST DO if in Wanaka. #newzealndtrails

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on the 9.15 boat to Mou Waho island 25 minute boat ride to see the endangered BuffWekas, took a native tree to plant on the island, which they do on every trip Walked up to the lake, great view and then walked to the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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ecowanaka, Owner at Eco Wanaka Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Kate, Great to hear you enjoyed your tour with us. The views form the top of Mou Waho are stunning and definitely worth the walk! regards, Lee, Eco Wanaka Adventures

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The trip was made exceptional by our guide Chris who also owns the company. He is passionate about his work and it shows. We visited some really cool spots on the island, planted a tree and were shown some very rare birds and pre-jurassic bugs....More

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Reviewed 2 February 2019

65+yo couple hiked the Rob Roy Glacier with Tim. Beautiful day for a moderately difficult hike to a fabulous vantage point. Tim, our guide, could not have been a more patient and attentive companion. He pointed out interesting details on the way, surprised us with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jjason3131
ecowanaka, Owner at Eco Wanaka Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2019

Many thanks for your nice review, I will pass it onto your guide Tim, he will be pleased to hear you enjoyed your day. It is a truly beautiful valley and well worth the effort, and a hot drink with lunch helps to make the...More

Reviewed 28 January 2019 via mobile

The organisation of our day trip was terrific, with clear directions, notes on what to take with us, and given the changeable weather there was good communication about wet weather alternatives, pick up points etc. An hour drive along the river through farming country, then...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank John O
ecowanaka, Owner at Eco Wanaka Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2019

Hi John, thank you for letting us know you enjoyed your tour with us. It is quite magnificent seeing this part of New Zealand after a good rain has fallen and all the rivers and streams are flowing fast and all the waterfalls are fully...More

Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

We were not hiking with Eco Wanaka Adventures but walking the Rob Roy Glacier track independently when my husband slipped and fell off the track to the river below. Fortunately for us Eco Wanaka Adventures we’re able to assist us immediately in giving life saving...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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ecowanaka, Owner at Eco Wanaka Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2019

Hi Vicky, Many thanks for feedback it is much appreciated. I will let our Guides who assisted with your Husbands rescue, Craig & Petrina, know you have posted this. We are so glad we were there to assist. Wishing your Husband a speedy recovery, kind...More

Reviewed 14 January 2019

My husband and I signed up for the Nature hike to an uninhabited island in Lake Wanaka. I believe the guide we has was the owner - his sense of humor and stories of the region and the land formations were terrific. He was very...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 28 December 2018

My wife & I scheduled the Misty Mountains Heli Hike but do to bad weather we were rescheduled for the Alpine Lakes Heli Hike. I wish I could remember our guides name to give her a shout out for a fantastic experience! We were picked...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mark H
ecowanaka, Owner at Eco Wanaka Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2018

Hi Mark, many thanks for the feedback I will pass it onto Petrina your Guide. Yes the Alpine Lakes is a magical place with outstandingly stunning views. kind regards, Lee, Eco Wanaka Adventures

Reviewed 19 December 2018 via mobile

We spent a great day hiking up to Rob Roy Glacier in the company of Thierry, Eco Wanaka's genial and very knowledgeable guide. The glacier, like all others, has receded back up the mountain and it was a privilege to take lunch with a view...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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ecowanaka, Owner at Eco Wanaka Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2018

Hi Val & Dave, many thanks for the review. Great to hear you enjoyed your tour with Thierry, I will let him know. It is indeed a beautiful valley and glacier and well worth the walk, Kind regards, Lee, Eco Wanaka Adventures

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smalonebarber
16 January 2017|
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Hi Suzanne, As you are doing the Lake Cruise & Island Nature Walk in April this year you will be fine. This is a half day tour. This walk is only approx 1 hour return walking and we walk at a pace to suit our clients with... More
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