Conferences & Incentives
Peak Functions is a fully inclusive function venue, with adjacent luxury accommodation, hosting events to the highest standards in Wanaka. Peak Function Centre is a superior, purpose built facility, perfect for a range of Corporate Retreats, Conferences or Incentive Travel.
The main entrance of the Peak Function Centre leads you into the large plenary room. This functional space can be set as one large room, or by simply moving the soundproof portable walls, we can transform the space into two independent rooms. Located upstairs are a further 2 superb breakout or catering areas, with views of Lake Wanaka and surrounding mountains, surpassing your expectations.
A gorgeous log fireplace provides wonderful alpine ambience throughout the winter months, and multiple heat pumps will ensure comfort all year round.
Peak Functions offers fully inclusive packages, incorporating a contemporary venue, wonderful catering options, superb accommodation and the highest levels of service, all the while creating memorable experiences.
Peak Functions Village – Map
We offer a comprehensive and fully inclusive 24 hour package for your convenience, including the following:
- Twin share or single accommodation in our adjacent Peak Apartments & Accommodation
- Au courant breakfast
- Main plenary room hire and setup
- Delicious morning and afternoon teas
- Fresh and seasonally varied working lunch
- Standard audiovisual equipment
- Continuous fruit bowl, featuring local Otago seasonal produce
- 4 delicious canapés should you wish to have end of day 45 + minute cocktail function
We offer you a dedicated event manager who will assist you with all planning and logistics for your event. Our team is highly experienced in conference and incentive management with over 50 years combined experience. Whether you have a simple event or one with logistical challenges, we will assist you every step of the way to help ensure a smooth running function.
Conference Facilities and Equipment
Peak Function Centre has been created and furnished to the highest specifications. Our packages are fully inclusive of setup and standard AV equipment in the main plenary room.
We provide stylish fully integrated audiovisual equipment to ensure the smooth running of your function. Our onsite management team are fully trained to assist you with your setup, allowing you to concentrate on the creative content to provide an event with the WOW factor.
Listed below is our standard equipment, however should you require additional audiovisual equipment we can source these from our professional local suppliers.
- Data projector
- In-house sound system with wireless lapel microphone or stand microphone
- Flip chart with markers and pad
- Electronic whiteboard and markers
- DVD player
- Entertainment system with I-pod dock
Our team can tailor itineraries for your group based on your unique requirements and making use of our detailed knowledge of activities, travelling times and other factors.
We have prepared sample itineraries to illustrate this:
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Wanaka has a superb range of activities and team building options, The range of activities is as diverse as you will find in New Zealand, all available in some of the most beautiful locations imaginable.
From fast-laps at Highlands Motorsport Park to canyoning in the Matukituki Valley, from multisport adventure races on the Wanaka lake edge to wine tasting at Rippon, mountain biking on arguably some of the best natural terrain in New Zealand to jet boating our braided rivers, 4×4 adventures on private working stations to glacial helicopter landings in the Mt Aspiring National Park, lake cruises sipping champagne to sky diving and taking it all in, Wanaka has it covered.
The Peak Functions team will assist with every step of the planning process. We will provide your valuable team or group of high achievers a conference or incentive experience they will be motivated by for years
River Journeys Jetboating
Feel the breeze in your hair, and the adrenaline in your veins, as you travel past towering mountains, gorgeous waterfalls and spectacular glaciers on the pristine, glacier fed waters of the Matukituki River. This is a jet boating sensation like no other!
Deep in the mountains, leave the jet boat for a hike into real New Zealand wilderness. A trip highlight, this is an opportunity to experience nature like never before, walking through ancient beech forests.
For those who want even MORE excitement and an up close look at the glaciers there is a helicopter scenic flight available from the jet boat into the spectacular area of ice and snow surrounding Mount Aspiring.
Highlands Motor Sport Park is brand new to our region and going off with a bang! The 4.5 km international-standard circuit offers exhilarating fast laps in a Porsche Cayenne Turbo, or a Porsche GT3, with a race driver, or your team can learn how to handle the car and take the wheel themselves.
Alternatively take a spin on the 650m Highlands Go-Kart track where you can race a Go-Kart, with speeds up to 50km/h. The Highlands Motorsport Park with its first-class facilities is a great activity option for your next conference.
Wanaka is the perfect place for 4WD Safaris and offroad tours. With a plethora of options you can experience the real Wanaka getting well off the beaten track and to places inaccessible to the public. View Wanaka’s spectacular rugged high country, snow capped mountains and lake vistas.
Ridgeline Adventures can tailor wonderful tours and safari’s to suit your group size, timetable, budget and interests
Oxbow Adventure is a unique company that specializes in the best thrill seeking rides and activities that are available anywhere in the world! Here you not only get to ride in a jet boat, but you get to drive it! There is the ultimate 4WD machine that will give you the best ride on four wheels, jetsprint boat that has the fast acceleration of any motorsport, helicopters, knife throwing, sporting clays and more. It’s all there and definitely a great way to spend a day of adrenaline filled, action packed fun.
Canyoning with Deep Canyon
Deep Canyon is a totally unique activity. Challenge your team in ways they never dreamed of. Get in touch with a special natural world and see beauty such as you’ve only imagined. From the raw power of strong waterfalls to the tranquillity of deep, forested pools, from sculptural rockscapes to glowing green moss droplets, you will be immersed in a world you never knew existed.
And talk about fun! Plunge down water polished chutes and abseil down waterfalls. Jump off cliffs! Climb, swim and float through an amazing world of water- sculpted rock, deep clear pools and spectacular waterfalls.
Situated on an iconic farm station on the outskirts of Wanaka. This isolated land of 50,000 acres is truly pristine with rewarding views of the spectacular Mt Aspiring National Park, Lake Wanaka, wineries and one of New Zealand’s highly regarded ski resorts. Relax on one of the many remote beaches and take in the views.
The 25 km’s of riding can be enjoyed by novice right through to keener riders, there is something for everyone with a mixture of single track (built by your guide!), a flowing trail which follows the lake edge. There is an option to extend the ride, gain more elevation and km’s
Lake Wanaka boasts three world-class ski areas – Cardrona Alpine Resort, Treble Cone and Snow Farm, giving you the most varied New Zealand skiing and snowboarding experiencez. Whether you’re into green, blue or black runs, skiing, snow boarding, peaceful cross-country touring, husky dog adventure experiences, adrenaline pumping off-piste, park jibbing or mind blowing heli-skiing, you’ll find it here in Lake Wanaka.
Quality gear can be rented from town in advance, transport is easily arranged and our accommodation a totally cosy haven to return after your snow adventures.
At 45 degrees south Central Otago is the world’s southernmost winemaking region. It is mountainous, rising to over 2000m with the vines planted amongst spectacular alpine scenery.
Central Otago is a rapidly developing wine growing region, with an international reputation for the best Pinot Noir in the world. More than 70% of grapes grown in Central Otago are Pinot Noir, with Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Riesling also being crafted into delicious wines.
Wanaka offers a range of guided and self guided wine tour options. Amazing boutique wineries and craft beer touring options will be a great option as a treat for deserving your team.
Wildwire Via Ferrata
Wildwire Via Ferrata
Climb alongside Twin Falls, one of Wanaka’s most iconic waterfalls and keep your feet dry. Expect challenge, inspiration, beauty and adventure. There are hidden pools beneath towering falls, picnic swimming spots along the way and the views to the surrounding mountains and lakes are breathtaking.