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You can expect to have loads of fun, an amazing adventure and incredible scenery on this half-day small group tour. You will be briefed on safety and via ferrata systems before you start by your guide.

Be prepared for walking up and down trails that are steep in sections. On the via ferrata, you will be climbing ladder rungs that run next to the waterfall and crossing bridges over the waterfall. You will be required to clip and unclip your via ferrata lanyard along the way. You will not get wet, however, you may get your feet wet at times.

There are opportunities to swim in hidden pools and picnic along the way. The activity is not difficult, however you will be required to climb up ladder rungs. On the trek your feet will be mainly on solid ground, however, you will be required to use via ferrata safety systems in some places.

Water and snacks are provided at a picnic stop on this half-day tour. Please note there is limited cellphone coverage at the waterfall.

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Wildwire Wanaka
Overview

Adventurous travelers will love this waterfall climb, with hidden pools, towering waterfalls, swimming spots, and mountain views. Climb steel ladders and cross high, narrow bridges. Enjoy a picnic lunch beside beautiful falls. While no experience is required and full safety briefings are given, this trip is best suited to active travelers who are sure-footed and unafraid of heights.

Highlights
  • Enjoy an active and adventure-filled half-day tour

  • Lunch and snacks are included

  • All safety equipment and briefings are provided

  • Small-group tour ensures individual attention

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Phenominal experience

Heart pumping activity that will really have you conquer some fears. Thanks to the wildwire team for a once in a lifetime experience and activity!! Highly recomended!

Thank Eric C
Reviewed 2 days ago
Awesome adventure

We wanted to try something different while in Wanaka this winter holiday, other than skiing and biking. Our friends found this adventure and I immediately thought "are you crazy"? But i am so pleased we tried it as it was definitely a highlight of our...More

Thank kiwigirldt
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Totally awesome

Wonderful wonderful wonderful!!! From pick up to drop off we had a great time. The guides are down to earth and friendly. The climb itself was exhilarating and actually becomes so much fun once you get the hang of it. The guides offer great training...More

Thank Suzie Q
Reviewed 1 week ago
Lord of the Rungs Via Ferrata

I have previously done a Via Ferrata in Courchevel France this one is far more challenging and a real treat for those seeking adventure super friendly staff a really Awesome Experience

Thank Neil H
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile
What a fun day!!

Just got back from our wonderful adventure, and still buzzing!! We were well supported it was so much fun!! I took 18, 14, 14 and 11 year olds on this adventure. We all loved it ... we were blessed with a wonderful day the sun...More

Thank Rayanne72
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Yes, there are ample spots for breathers. Although I don't know your comparative levels of fitness, if you have some ability and confidence there will be no problems. You'll probably want to stop for several photos, too... More
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