Wanaka, Wanaka

4.7
#1 of 29 in Winter Sports in New Zealand
Must see · Ski Area · Water Body
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. Plan my Wanaka trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.
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  • We were here for just over 3 weeks at the start of Covid-19 lockdown at the end of March until mid-April 2020 when we eventually got flights back to the UK. By the very nature of lockdown we didn't.....  more »
  • A wonderful alternative if you are looking for a bit more of a relaxed environment with views to compare, great eating facilities here too. Totally delightful and will be back here again soon.  more »
  • Excellent resort on scenic Lake Wanaka, the town is vibrant and bustling but not overly so. So much to see & do in the area such as Diamond Lake, Lakes Wanaka & Hawea. We stayed in a fairly unique...  more »

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