Lake Wanaka is a food lover's dream. Award winning vineyards, exquisite restaurants, boutique breweries and shops full of local treats. A trip to Wanaka wouldn't be complete without a visit to local farmers market on a Saturday morning in summer.
Full day suggestions:
With over 45 wineries in the region, a wine tour is a must for lovers of pinot noir and pinot gris
Catch a salmon or trout with one of our locals guides and if you ask them nicely they will smoke it for you
Half day suggestions:
Grab a picnic lunch or some nibbles and walk around to Rippon Vineyard for a wine tasting in the most picturesque vineyard in the world or take a horse ride at the vineyard and finish with a wine tasting
Beer lovers will enjoy the handcrafted beers at Lake Wanaka's boutique brewery - Wanaka Beerworks
Why not have a delicious French Hot Chocolate drink made from scratch at Jumping Tangents . They are truly to die for!
A visit to the Mediterranean Market for locally made ice cream and Simon's speciality meats is a must.
Take a trike tour out to the Luggate Hotel to try our merino, rabbit and venison on our plate
Many or our Wanaka chefs have won awards so ask around for the best spot to dine
Cinema Paradiso is a must do in Wanaka – quirky cinema that has homemade cookies and ice cream at intermission, or order a meal and glass of wine for half time