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Southern Explorer- Kayak at Mou Waho Island Plus Water Taxi Ride

Have you got a little extra time and want a full day activity to explore more of Wanaka on the water?
We’ll take you further into Lake Wanaka to immerse yourself in the stunning surrounds. Picture the clear blue water reflecting the impressive Southern Alps. Your destination? Mou Waho Island, the “island with a lake, on the lake on the island”.

  • Full day of exploring the Lake Wanaka by kayak and water-taxi ride (about 16kms)
  • Gourmet picnic lunch on Mou Waho Island
  • Includes drinks and our famous brownie!
  • Water-taxi ride from Mao Waho Island back to Wanaka
  • Operates in most weather conditions – exact routes may vary subject to conditions
  • No kayaking experience needed, just reasonable fitness and a sense of adventure!


For the 2020/21 season this trip can be booked on demand, with a minimum of 4 people for the trip to run.

Departs: 8:00 AM from outside Wanaka iSite
Allow: 7 hours

What to Bring

Sunscreen, clothing you don’t mind getting a little wet, a water bottle, a camera, warm clothing if needed. Don’t forget swimwear if you are keen to take a dip!
Includes: Kayaking Lake Wanaka to Mao Waho Island & light refreshments. Gourmet picnic lunch included. Water-taxi ride from Mou Waho Island to Wanaka township.

Notes: A general level of fitness required. Beginners welcome! Weight restriction 110kgs per person

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