Explore Wanaka in a three-wheeler trike.

Join us on a unique and exhilarating tour of Wanaka and its surrounding areas. Experience the beauty of Lake Wanaka, the breath-taking Mt Aspiring National Park and feel the wind on your face at Glendhu Bay. Cruising on a trike is fun and an exciting way to immerse yourself in some of New Zealand’s most stunning scenery. 

Choose your tour and let your Wanaka adventure begin. 

Wanaka Discovery Tour

This 30-minute tour is perfect for anyone visiting Wanaka for a short time or wanting to experience riding a trike. Leaving Wanaka town centre, the tour takes in the stunning vistas of Lake Wanaka and surrounding mountains like Mount Roy. Discover Wanaka cruising around in a spectacular three-wheeler trike.

Price: From $60.00 per person

Tour Duration: 30 minutes


Wanaka Trike Tour by Clutha River

Wanaka & Surrounds Tour

Enjoy an exhilarating one-hour trike tour around Wanaka. This tour includes views along the beautiful Lake Wanaka and the surrounding areas including Glendhu Bay, Albert Town and the Clutha River. Be camera ready for some impressive scenic shots!

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Price: From $99.00 per person

Tour Duration: 1 hour

Lake Wanaka

Beyond Wanaka By Trike Tour

This is an unforgettable 3-hour return trip from Wanaka through the magnificent Pisa Range. Leaving Wanaka, we travel up the Cardrona Valley, over the Crowne Range, and through the Kawarau Gorge arriving at Cromwell. On return, it’s a straight ride to Wanaka via Lake Dunstan and Luggate along State Highway 6. Cruising on the trike, you will be treated to stunning views with plenty of photo opportunities.

There are several stops for you to choose from along the way. Choices include wine tastings at a local vineyard, exploring old Cromwell Town, sampling craft beers, and visiting one of NZ’s oldest historic hotels or having a bite to eat at one of the roadside stalls. (Note: Unfortunately, we can’t stop at them all!).

Price: From $199.00 per person

Trip Duration: allow 3 hours

Wanaka Trike Tours motorcycle at top of Crown Range

Blue Pools Tour

Join us for an epic ride alongside beautiful lakes and mountains to the stunning glacial waters of the Blue Pools. Leaving Wanaka, we cross the Clutha River and travel along the shores of Lake Hawea until we reach ‘The Neck’. This is the point where Lake Wanaka and Lake Hawea separate. There are plenty of places to stop on the way to enjoy the exceptional views of both lakes. Following the winding road alongside Lake Wanaka, leads us to Makarora where the Blue Pools are located.

At the Blue Pools, take a short walk (approximately 30 minutes each way) through some native beech forests crossing a swing bridge to the Blue Pools. Enjoy the tranquillity of these natural wonders before embracing the thrill of the trike ride back to Wanaka!

Price: From $199.00 per person

Tour Duration: allow 3.5 hours

Blue Pools, Makarora NZ

Historic Pub Tour

Our Historic Pub tour will take you back in time to experience the gold rush era of Central Otago. On the tour, you will visit three pubs in the Wanaka region: Cardrona Hotel, Gibbston Tavern and Luggate Hotel. Our first stop is Cardrona Hotel, one of NZ’s oldest hotels built in 1863. Its icon façade is famous in NZ for advertising the great southern beer – Speights. The next stop is the Gibbston Tavern, originally built in the 1860s. Sadly, the tavern burned down in 1912 and was not rebuilt until 2012. Located on the original site its’ unique building is made from shipping containers adorned with historic memorabilia. Our final stop is the Luggate Hotel established in 1867. It is truly a local pub with high country hospitality at its best. Make sure you check out the handles on the beer taps!

Price: From $215.00 per person

Tour Duration: Allow 3.5 hours (complimentary beverage included).

Wanaka Trike Tours by Cardrona Hotel, Cardona Valley, NZ

All Trike Tours Include:


  • An exhilarating way to travel around Central Otago.
  • An informative commentary through our Bluetooth intercom system attached to the trike helmets.
  • Pick-up & drop-off outside the Lake Wanaka i-SITE or central Wanaka accommodation.
  • Jackets and gloves available to keep you warm, if required.
  • Tours operate daily (weather dependent).
  • Tours may vary slightly depending on weather or road conditions.
  • All tours are based on a minimum of 2 passengers per trike. (Solo-person rides available)
  • Several departure times from 10:00 am daily or by prior arrangement.
  • Cancellation policy click here

Our scenic tours around Wanaka are about sharing the exhilaration and thrill of riding on our cruising trikes while exploring one of New Zealand’s most beautiful regions.