Lake Wānaka Tourism (LWT) believes that we live in the most special place in the world; we want to ensure that our people and our place thrives now, and for future generations.
LWT is the official regional tourism organisation for the Wānaka region. It is an incorporated society owned, funded and governed by the commercial businesses in the Wānaka region.
LWT’s key activity areas include destination management, destination marketing, industry capability, business support and management of the i-SITE Visitor Centre (via a subsidiary company).
As a member of Lake Wanaka Tourism, your business will receive a free business listing on this website, as well as contact details, photos, video, social media and website links. Your business will also have access to the Lake Wanaka Tourism brand and visual assets.
Members have the opportunity to be included in itineraries for visiting domestic and international media where appropriate and are also included in our database for fortnightly newsletters with specific information and opportunities relevant to local tourism community.
You will have the opportunity to attend industry updates and networking events, including member updates, AGMs, workshops and other industry functions, as well as access to tourism statistics, market intelligence and insights.
If you would like to become a member of Lake Wānaka Tourism, please fill out the membership application form below and we will be in touch.
If you wish to add your business to the website or update an existing listing then you need to manage this through the operator portal.
Using the below Microsoft Power BI report, we are able to present publicly available industry data from a variety of sources including the Tourism Electronic Card Transactions (TECTs), the Accommodation Data Programme (ADP), DataVentures, Infometrics and the Tourism Sentiment Index (TSI).
Please do not hesitate to reach out for further elaboration and insights.
The government has developed a New Zealand-Aotearoa Government Tourism Strategy which has the goal of ensuring tourism growth is productive, sustainable and inclusive. This is to help grow New Zealand for all, improve the wellbeing of New Zealanders and to protect and restore our natural environment, ultimately enriching our country through sustainable tourism growth.
Learn about our vision and process for Regenerative Tourism by 2030: A Destination Management Plan for our District here.