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Activities & Experiences

There are so many reasons to love the Lake Wanaka Region. The stunning scenery revives the soul; the vast variety of things to see and do keep even the most active entertained; and every experience is uniquely yours - your holiday, your way.

Year-round the settled climate provides a ready supply of clear skies and warm temperatures, the ideal environment for any activity, wedding, special occasion or function. And because Lake Wanaka is a place of people with passions to share, every experience is uniquely engaging, just like the people behind them.

The spectacular setting and proximity to Mt Aspiring National Park make it the ultimate outdoor utopia. Hiking, biking both on and off road, water activities, airborne adventures, skiing, and snowboarding, or getting off the beaten track in any way; no matter your flavour of fun, Lake Wanaka delivers – every time.  And it’s not just the outdoor enthusiasts who have plenty to do. World class vineyards, innovative cafes and restaurants, a thriving downtown and an abundance of indoor activities and Unique Attractions provide ample entertainment for everyone.

Every experience is about doing what you love. Away from the crowds. Being true to yourself and your passions. Whether you crave an authentic Kiwi holiday with the kids or a luxurious respite, Lake Wanaka answers your heart’s desire.

Following your heart is easy in Lake Wanaka. And following your path to the experience of a lifetime is as simple as taking the first step.

Things to See & Do

Activities
Activities
There is no excuse for sitting on the beach...unless you choose to
Attractions
Attractions
Want to try something different, we promise to entertain and delight you
Dining
Dining
Casual, quirky, formal or take away, we have your dining needs covered...
Weddings
Weddings
A special place for your very special day...

 

Holiday Types - Enjoy Wanaka Your Way

Adventure
Adventure
Adventure is the spice of life, live a little and push your boundaries...
Luxury
Luxury
Everyone deserves a little bit of luxury but you deserve alot more...
Family
Family
Wanaka is a great place for the kids, both young and old...
Nature
Nature
With Mt Aspiring National Park on our doorstep, nature is all around us...

 

Top 10 Reasons to Visit

 

1. Explore Mt Aspiring National Park
1. Explore Mt Aspiring National Park
It is a walker's paradise and a must for mountaineers & easily accessible from the Lake Wanaka region..
2. Visit one of our unique attractions
2. Visit one of our unique attractions
Be puzzled, amused, entertained & delighted at one of our outstanding attractions.
3. Choose a track and take a walk...
3. Choose a track and take a walk...
With over 750 kilometres of tracks around Wanaka youll be spoilt for choice the hardest part is choosing.
4. For the best view get up in the air...
4. For the best view get up in the air...
Glaciers, mountains, lakes and rivers, we've got it all & so easy to get to & see...