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Challenge Wanaka

Race and Accomodation Package

6 Day Race and Accommodation Package

Includes race entry to Challenge Wanaka or Challenge™ Wanaka Half, accommodation, transport, secure bicycle transfer, welcome pack and course familiarisation

13/02/18 To 18/02/18

The gem in the crown: this iconic tour of New Zealand's South Island covers the most incredible sights and is likely to leave you breathless

Wanaka, New Zealand

Race a Half or Iron distance triathlon set among the stunning alpine back drop of New Zealand's Southern Alps

This Race and Accommodation Package includes race entry to Challenge Wanaka Half or Full and accommodation in stunning locations of Queenstown and Wanaka.

 

Enjoy two nights in the world most stunning town before transferring to the race destination of Wanaka. We provide everything you need to participate or spectate at Challenge Wanaka and soak up the incredible atmosphere of the worlds most scenic triathlon.

Day 1: TriAdventuresNZ will collect you from Queenstown airport and get you and your luggage to our centrally located accommodation. We will also help orientate you to your surroundings and recommend some great local attractions and activities, then join with other passengers for a group dinner aboard the TSS Earnslaw on the stunning Lake Wakitipu.

 

Day 2 allows free time to explore Queenstown, the adventure capital of the world! Take part in one of the many exciting activities available or take the chance for a nice swim, bike or run. If you would like to build your bike we can safely transport it whole in our customised bike trailer.

 

Day 3 involves a scenic drive over the beautiful Crown Range Road. After cresting New Zealand’s highest sealed road we’ll take a lunch stop at the historic Cadrona Hotel before arriving at your race destination of Wanaka.  Athlete registration and briefing occurs in the afternoon for full-distance athletes.

 

Day 4 is registration and briefing day for all the half-distance athletes. Today, TriAdventuresNZ will help you familiarise with the course and assist you during your race preparations.

 

Day 5 Race day! 

 

Day 6 returns you to Queenstown airport or to a hotel of your choice.

Challenge by name, challenge by design. New Zealand’s premier South Island race is a real adventure and is always ranked in the the top 5 most picturesque triathlons on the international calendar. Starting at beautiful Lake Wanaka, enjoy the company of the mighty Southern Alps as you make your way to one of the best finishing chutes on offer. Half distance or Full, Challenge Wanaka will treat you to an unforgettable experience.

PACKAGE DETAILS

Day 1 - Queenstown - Tue 13 Feb

Arrive in Queenstown 

 

Collection from Queenstown Airport and hotel check-in

Optional swim, bike, run if desired

1740 – TSS Earnslaw Dinner Cruise on lake Wakatipu

 

Day 2 - Queenstown - Wed 14 Feb

Free day to explore

0800 – Breakfast continental (included)

 

2030 – Optional group dinner (not included)

Day 3 - Wanaka - Thur 15 Feb

Race registration and course famil

 

0800 – Breakfast continental (included)

1000 – Depart for Wanaka

1200 – lunch stop at the iconic Cardrona Hotel

1400 – Check into Clearbrook motel, Wanaka

1500 – Race registration

1600 – Optional lake swim

Free evening

Day 4 - Wanaka - Fri 16 Feb

Race preparation day

 

0700 – Breakfast continental (included)

0900 to 1800 – Bike and helmet inspections

1000 – Athletes briefing full

1145 – Athletes briefing half

1300 – Optional course famil ride

1530 until 1800 – Transition opens for bike racking and race-bag drop
1830 – Dinner (recommend self-cater)

Race Day 5 - Wanaka - Sat 17 Feb

Race day!

 

0530 – Race central opens (transition)

0700 – Race start full distance

0815 – Race start Men’s half

0820 – Race start Women’s half

1430 – Transition open for bike collection

2330 – Finish line party and fireworks

Day 6 - Queenstown - Sun 18 Feb

Post race day

 

0800 – Group breakfast (included)

1000 – Depart for Queenstown airport or hotel of your choice.

INCLUDED AND NOT

  •  PURE™ ELECTROLYTE HYDRATION AND RECOVERY  YES
     
  •  
    ALL BREAKFASTS AND SOME LUNCH/DINNERS YES
     
  •  
    RACE ENTRY CHALLENGE™ WANAKA FULL OR HALF AND TRI NZ ONE DAY LICENSE YES
     
  •  
    TRANSFERS TO AND FROM QUEENSTOWN AIRPORT YES
     
  •  
    QUALITY ACCOMMODATION YES
     
  •  
    SECURE BICYCLE TRANSFER YES
     
  •  
    TSS EARNSLAW™ DINNER CRUISE YES
     
  •  
    FLIGHTS TO NEW ZEALAND NOT

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