Rippled Earth kayaking across head of Lake Wakatripu, New Zealand
Paddle to the Glenorchy Islands.

Glenorchy Islands Safari

Pig, Pigeon and Tree Islands


The Islands on Lake Wakatipu have played a significant part in this areas diverse history. They are now an important natural reserve surrounded by the breathtaking mountainous backdrop of the Southern Alps.


This safari launches from the shores near Glenorchy. A short paddle across the lake will take you to a secluded beach on either Pigeon or Pig Island. View Map.

Safari Highlights

  • Easy 45 minute paddle across Lake Wakatipu. (Same paddle time back).
  • Guided walk through Island's beech forest.
  • Photograph endangered bird life including New Zealand Weka.
  • Refreshments on the beach.