We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Wake Wanaka

Lakeside Road | Lake Wanaka, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
0800 925 326 273
Website
Save
Review Highlights
AMAZING

We went skiing with Seb on the morning before we left Wanaka and it just left us with the most... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
Andy R
,
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
First time, best time!

Seb is a great coach, I could stand up and ski right from the first try. I really had a blast on... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2017
TibetanKevin
,
Lhasa, China
Read all 17 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Welcome to Wake Wanaka Awaken your today with a choice of WAKEBOARDING, WAKESURFING, WAKESKATING, WATERSKIING, TOWED INFLATABLES and GUIDED SCENIC EXPERIENCE. All set on Lake Wanaka with its crystal clear water, fresh mountain air and 360 degrees of stunning alpine scenery. Wake Wanaka will take you to the heart of the lake offering an unforgettable experience like no other. With over 10 years experience in the watersports industry we offer professionally qualified boat drivers and coaching for all ages, from the first-time wakeboarder to advanced rider. We provide a custom designed 2015 Mastercraft wakeboard boat, fully certified and surveyed by Maritime New Zealand. With a selection of the latest equipment we ensure your friends and family will enjoy a unique day with us out on the lake. Our aim is to create a fun environment to help you to accomplish your goals and give you a taste of why we love being out on the lake. Contact us on 0800 WAKEBOARD
  • Excellent100%
  • Very good0%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“wake surfing” (2 reviews)
“biscuits” (2 reviews)
“seb” (14 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 08:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Lakeside Road | Lake Wanaka, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
CONTACT
Website
0800 925 326 273

Similar Things to Do in Wanaka

Write a Review
Reviews (17)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 30 March 2017

We went skiing with Seb on the morning before we left Wanaka and it just left us with the most amazing feeling of Joy. Seb was the perfect host and ensured we had the time of our lives. I got to ski the glassiest of...More

Thank Andy R
Seb T, Owner at Wake Wanaka, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2017

Hey Reidy, Thank you so much for your review. It was really great to get you both out on the water before you headed back to Oz. The photo's from the ski look really cool as well. Well done to you both up on the...More

Reviewed 7 March 2017

Seb is a great coach, I could stand up and ski right from the first try. I really had a blast on the lake! Definitely going to call up Seb the next time I go to NZ.More

Thank TibetanKevin
Seb T, Owner at Wake Wanaka, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Hey There, Thanks so much for your review, we really appreciate it and are so glad you had a great time out on the lake with us. You picked it up really well and it was great to see you pop up first time on...More

Reviewed 4 February 2017

Can't recommend Wake Wanaka highly enough. I was a little apprehensive having never done it before... however with a thorough run through with Seb about what to do, what to expect and how it would all feel I felt a lot more confident and was...More

Thank Christopher C
Seb T, Owner at Wake Wanaka, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2017

Hey Chris Thank you so much for your review. It was great to have you out on the boat and well gone for jumping into the 'refreshing' water with such glee. It was awesome to see you do so well at wakeboarding and hopefully you'll...More

Reviewed 9 January 2017

Seb was fantastic. He took the time to give my 13 year old daughter the advise and encouragement she needed to get up on two skis. She (and my younger daughter) also loved Seb's ability to create waves to add to the "biscuit" riding fun....More

Thank gt492017
Seb T, Owner at Wake Wanaka, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2017

Hey There, Thanks so much for your review, I was great to have your family out on the boat with Wake Wanaka. It was great to see your daughters improve in confidence throughout the sessions, as well as skiing skills being developed. I look forward...More

Reviewed 5 January 2017

We took two 10 year olds for their first time wakeboarding and a 6 year old. Seb was a great instructor and awesome with the kids. 10 year olds were up and riding after one pull and our 6 year old just loved going fast!

Thank Jon P
Seb T, Owner at Wake Wanaka, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2017

Hey Jon, Thank you heaps for the review and it was great to have you all out on the boat with Wake Wanaka. The kids did awesome and hopefully see you guys for the next wakeboard adventure. Seb

Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Seb was a great host. He took us wake surfing and wake boarding. The most amazing lake inside the southern alps. I thought the lake would be cold, but Seb provided a wet suits several boards and an amazing day! I highly recommend it!More

Thank Russ12845
Seb T, Owner at Wake Wanaka, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2017

Hey Russ, Thanks so much for the review. It was great to have you both out on beautiful Lake Wanaka for the day. I thought you did fantastically well adjusting to the different board and wake when wakesurfing, as well as getting up first time...More

Reviewed 24 December 2016

It was really fun to water ski on the lake and Seb was a great driver and very knowledgeable about Lake Wanaka and the best spots to go. I also went on a biscuit and that was really fun too. I would highly recommend Seb...More

Thank RXBassi
Seb T, Owner at Wake Wanaka, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2016

Hey Maya, Thank you so much for your review, it was great to have you and your family out on the boat. You were really great on the water skis and at one point I thought you'd never let go. Hopefully will see you back...More

Reviewed 25 November 2016

Absolutely amazing time with Wake Wanaka and the awesome Seb! Having barely any idea what a wakeboard even was, I was quite nervous about getting in the water and not even being able to stand up. However, Seb was extremely patient and understanding and obviously...More

Thank allytalbot
Seb T, Owner at Wake Wanaka, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2016

Thanks for the review Ally and thanks also for choosing Wake Wanaka for your trip out on Lake Wanaka. I'm glad you worked through your fear and achieved your goals of getting in the water and standing up on the wakeboard. It was awesome to...More

Reviewed 16 November 2016

Having never done wakeboarding before I wasn't sure what to expect, however after meeting Seb it was obvious that the day was gong to be fun! After getting on the boat, Seb made sure everyone felt comfortable and explained a few things about the day...More

Thank Ryan P
Seb T, Owner at Wake Wanaka, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2016

Hey Ryan, Thanks for the review and i'm really glad we got you out for a wakeboard on beautiful Lake Wanaka. It was great to see you pick up wakeboarding so quickly, you really listened and implemented the tips I provided to your riding to...More

Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Absolutely amazing boat to start with, and with a small briefing from Seb with a few safety tips the fun began! I took the plunge into the beautiful lake Wanaka, and had a go on skis and a wakeboard which was new for me! Seb...More

Thank MarieWGB
Seb T, Owner at Wake Wanaka, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2016

Hey Marie, First of all thanks for your review and it was great to have you and your dad out on the boat. It was impressive to see you 'chuck yourself in' (pun intended) to learning a new skill. You picked wakeboarding up really quickly...More

Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Wanaka Gourmet Kitchen
411 reviews
.94 km away
Big Fig Wanaka
307 reviews
.92 km away
Francesca's Kitchen
1,086 reviews
.94 km away
Kai Whakapai Cafe and Bar
707 reviews
.92 km away
Nearby Attractions
Wanaka
996 reviews
.93 km away
Deep Canyon
174 reviews
.85 km away
Wanaka i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
175 reviews
.90 km away
Wanaka Fine Art Gallery
6 reviews
.92 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Wake Wanaka staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit