Roys Peak Guided Trail Run

Outdoor Activities in Wanaka

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Come and hit the peak everyone talks about. An iconic run (we use the term ‘run’ very loosely here) up to 1578m above sea level provides an amazing 360 degree view of Lake Wanaka, Mt Aspiring National Park and the surrounding area. Included in the tour is pick/up and drop off in Wanaka, snacks, sunscreen, insect repellent, transport to and from Roys Peak, a guided run of Roys Peak, commentary and discount to local leading outdoor retailer - Outside Sports.  Pick ups are from 7am, usually the tour will take 4-5 hours, returning around 12pm. Roys Peak is 16km return.
Come and smash the peak everyone talks about – Roys Peak. An iconic run (we use the term ‘run’ very loosely here) up to 1578m above sea level provides an amazing 360 degree view of Lake Wanaka, Mt Aspiring National Park and the surrounding area. 16km return, approx 3-4 hours run time, suitable for the keen runner. Pickup from 7am, return approx 11am-12pm. Weather dependent.  (Not available 1st October – 10th November, track closed for lambing). 2 person min, single supplement is available.. You will be required to sign a mandatory waiver.IMPORTANT INFO!Your mandatory gear requirements will be confirmed prior to the tour and is dependent on weather conditions. You maybe excluded from the tour if you have insufficient gear. Your pickup location and time will be confirmed prior to the tour, free pickup/drop off in the Wanaka area.RunAways Wanaka’s guided running tours provide an alternative way of finding run locations in the Wanaka area without the hassle of finding transport, directions and track information yourself. While the mountains are our primary focus (there’s kinda a lot of mountains around Wanaka) we do have a few ‘flatter’ runs for those looking to take things a little easier. The guided runs are classed as runs however we do a lot of ‘power hiking’ on the majority of the ascents (as to not blow up and bonk!). We offer:Pick-up and drop-off at your chosen local accommodationTransport in a safe and comfortable 4wd vehicleCommentary and local knowledge of the track and areaSupport and encouragement during the run e.g. “You’re slower than soup with chopticks!” (just kidding)Different guided runs of varying difficulty – something to suit all types of runnersAn intimate small group environment – maximum of 6 peopleAn experienced and local guideChilled water/snacks/sunscreen/insect repellent providedDiscounts to a leading local outdoor retailerSingle supplement available

What’s included

  • Pick-up and drop-off at your chosen local accommodation
  • Transport in a safe and comfortable 4wd vehicle
  • Commentary and local knowledge of the track and area
  • Support and encouragement during the run e.g. “You’re slower than soup with chopticks!” (just kidding)
  • Different guided runs of varying difficulty – something to suit all types of runners
  • An intimate small group environment – maximum of 6 people
  • An experienced and local guide
  • Chilled water/snacks/sunscreen/insect repellent provided
  • Discounts to a leading local outdoor retailer
  • GST

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Mandatory Gear (will be advised prior to travel)
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