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Top 10 Reasons to Visit the Lake Wanaka region

There’s a must do for everyone in Lake Wanaka.  And you can do it at your own pace. With literally hundreds of things to do and hundreds of incredible places to do them, the top ten reasons to visit Lake Wanaka quickly become the top ten reasons to stay for good.

If you need inspiration browse through the reasons listed below or take a look at some of the recommended trip itineraries. Mt Aspiring National Park, walks, hikes, mountain bike tracks, scenic flights, crazy collections, unique attractions, skiing and snowboarding, anything on the water…indulge, explore, get into it, any way you want, just about any time of the year.

If there was ever a reason to love Lake Wanaka, we’ve just given you ten!

 

10 Must Do's Around Lake Wanaka

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...
5. Hit the slopes for some fun in the snow
5. Hit the slopes for some fun in the snow
Bigger, higher and better, definitely the best place in New Zealand to ski...
6. Get out on our lakes & rivers
6. Get out on our lakes & rivers
Whether you're on it or in it, take time to explore the crystal clear waterways of our region, you won't be disappointed.
7. Grab a bike and get peddling...
7. Grab a bike and get peddling...
Flat and easy, wide and rolling or narrow and tricky, whatever your preference we can match a track to your skill level.
8. Have an eventful time in Lake Wanaka...
8. Have an eventful time in Lake Wanaka...
Be inspired, entertained and delighted by the world class events held in Lake Wanaka
9. A food & wine lovers paradise...
9. A food & wine lovers paradise...
Food makes any trip memorable and in Lake Wanaka it's fresher than the people serving it!
10. Fall for Autumn in Lake Wanaka
10. Fall for Autumn in Lake Wanaka
Colour, passion, romance & inspiration are the flavours of autumn...