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Wanaka, Wanaka
(4.7/5 based on 800+ reviews on the web)
Encircled by vast lakes and towering mountains, Wanaka serves as one of New Zealand's premier tourist resorts. In the winter, snow sports beckon with skiing, snowboarding, sledging, and more, while the warm summers offer opportunities for hiking, fishing, kayaking, or simply relaxing and enjoying the view. Once you've worked up an appetite, make a stop at one of the friendly establishments on the resort's cafe strip. Wines from the nearby vineyards are particularly popular here and most locals will be able to tell you all about them. Our Wanaka vacation generator makes visiting Wanaka and other Wanaka attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Well set up city centre beside Lake and easy to get by cheaply buying at new world. Not cheap clothing, hair cuts, gifts unless buying from cheap imported stuff. 
  • Sensational holiday destination, beautiful, easy going, relaxing, great food, accommodation - why would you need to go home? 
  • I have now got family live between Wanaka and Queenstown and we go into Wanaka everyday, people are great and good business