Mount Aspiring National Park, Wanaka

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  • The mount Aspiring national park very far form the Wanaka town. About 2 hours for drive. The road only for the truck. Many farms in the area.  more »
  • It is hard to say that the scenery is better at one place than another, because it is beautiful wherever you go in the South Island of NZ. There was still snow on the mountains during our visit. In fa...  more »
  • If you’re in Wanaka then I will highly recommend driving to Mt. Aspiring; it is one the best drives in NZ and not many know making it idyllic. There is a lot of gravel road and if any car is ahead of ...  more »
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  • The drive up the valley is amazing. So many waterfalls. So many amazing mountains. The road is ok. The creek fording may freaks out some people but if taken slowly are ok. The do have a solid base.
  • Hiked the Robb Roy glacier trail. Spectacular. Classic South Island beauty.
  • Fantastic views, fresh mountain air, pristine water. Stunning.
  • Breathtaking. The Kiwis really know how to do walking tracks.
  • Absolutely beautiful. Incredible views and hikes.

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As a popular ski and resort town, Wanaka offers an abundance of accommodation options. Views of the lake can be requested at the many boutique and luxury hotels, while travelers aiming to get straight up into the mountains may want to try one of the multitude of more affordable resorts and campsites. Good connections take visitors up the slopes and down again to their bed for the night. For those traveling into the town by car, motels are dotted along the main roads, offering good access to Wanaka itself and the surrounding scenery.
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