Photo Point 17 - The Neck

Lake Hawea and Lake Wanaka are glacial lakes, long and narrow and carved from ice. Situated almost side by side topographically, the two lakes (once connected) are now separated by a narrow neck of land called an isthmus.

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This land is known as The Neck and has exceptional lookout points of each of the lakes.

  • 10.7 km to 16 Lake Hawea Lookout
  • 1.1 km to 18 Lake Wanaka Lookout
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Wanaka, New Zealand

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