Jet Skiing, Kayaking and More Experiences at Lake Wanaka

If you’re looking to experience the outdoors of Wanaka, then an adventure with Lakeland Wanaka is the perfect place to start! With an exciting range of activities from scenic boat rides to high adrenaline jet ski experiences, your trip to Lake Wanaka is guaranteed to be unforgettable.

Why go to Wanaka?

Lake Wanaka alone makes any trip to Wanaka worth it - spectacular views of pristine waters, stunning snow-capped mountain views, it's truly a bucket-list item. The best way to experience Lake Wanaka is with Lakeland Wanaka, who offer a range of fantastic activities from jet boating, kayaking, jet skiing and to boat hire.

There’s no better setting than Lake Wanaka for your adventure – with breathaking mountain scenery from pristine lakes, renowned the world over, the view is just the tip of the iceberg. From experiencing true tranquillity as your hear only the ebb of water, to the thrills of blasting off across the lake to explore stunning bays, alpine scenery and remote islands up close and personal.

Join Lakeland Wanaka for the jet boating experience, combining beauty and speed, nature and action. You’ll race across the lake, travel down the Clutha River and learn it’s fascinating history, navigate shallow waters and pressure waves and experience the iconic Hamilton spin! Experience natural scenery at thrilling speeds with jet skiing, feeling the freedom of riding your own vehicle while soaking up all of that fresh outdoor air. Truly immerse yourself in the tranquillity of nature with a Kayak hire, paddling at your own pace through the crystal clear waters of Roy’s Bay. If you’re just looking for some relaxing sightseeing, then hire one of their self-drive boats to explore the lake with full independence.

  • Jet boating:
    Adults NZ$125, children NZ$75 (4 – 15 years), family (2 Adults & 2 Children) NZ$315.
    Departs from 10am and 3pm.
    60 minutes.
  • Jet skiing:
    Single Jet Ski NZ$225, double Jet Ski (driver & passenger) NZ$225.
    60 minutes duration.
    Guided tour with freedom to also explore on your own.
    Depart at 10am, 1.30pm and 3pm.
  • Kayak hire:
    Single Kayak/Paddle Board 1st hour $20, extra hours $10
    Double Kayak 1st hour $40, extra hours $20.
    All hires include kayaks, paddle, life jackets, instructions if needed and staff recommendations on where to paddle.
  • Boat hire:
    Per hour $200, half day (4 hours) $500.
    Carries 8 passangers
    Must be 18+ and have experience with New Zealand’s maritime laws.





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