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.