This is our level 1 and easiest climb option. In just a few hours, you will learn all you need to know to safely ascend steel rungs and cross 4 suspension bridges as you make your way up the lower section of the waterfall. This tour includes approximately 1 hour of climbing and a 20 minute walk down. No previous experience is required, just an adventurous spirit. If you can climb a ladder, you can conquer Lord of The Rungs – Lower (Level 1)!
What to know
Round trip from Wanaka around 3 hours.
Basic Fitness required.
If you can climb a ladder and walk on hilly terrain for up to 2 hours, then you’ll be OK.
Suitable for beginners, no climbing experience required.
Bring snacks if you tend to get hungry (lunch not included).
All climbing & safety equipment is provided plus a training route before we start the waterfall climb.
Climb 150m (500ft) vertical alongside cascading waterfalls
Exceptional mountain views
Cross 4 suspension bridges including the final 30m (100ft) bridge