Backpackers to boutique
Choosing accommodation in Wanaka for a night or a month is all about selecting somewhere that feels right to you and meets your budget.
Ranging from luxury lodges, mountain chalets, resorts, high-end apartments, B&B's through to lakeside camp grounds the Wanaka region has plenty of options.
Genuine Kiwi hospitality and incredible views will make your stay even more memorable.
For a real Kiwi experience try staying in a holiday house ("bach" or "crib" to the locals) especially if you are staying for a while and looking for a home away from home.
Getting to Wanaka is easy. It’s a short, scenic 60-minute drive to Wanaka from the closest international airport, where you will find all major rental car companies and scheduled bus services that provide transport to Wanaka throughout the day.
Queenstown Airport is serviced daily from all major New Zealand airports as well as over 40 flights a week direct from Australia.
Driving on the South Island roads of New Zealand is a great way to experience the region, with relatively quiet roads and some of the most amazing scenery right outside the window.
Major car and campervan hire companies are all located at Christchurch, Dunedin and Queenstown airports. There are also a number of rental car companies based in Wanaka.
Wanaka is unique and captivating; it inspires you to discover, and gives you the freedom to explore.
Located in the stunning alps of the South Island, New Zealand, visitors from around the world are drawn to the Wanaka region by its outstanding beauty.