Get access the Lake Wanaka Tourism Visitor Insights Dashboard where you can find easy-to-understand visitor-related data and RTO-led research. If you require the password please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, note this is for LWT members only.
Please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions around the data provided or insights.
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.
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.
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.
The 2023_24 annual plan has evolved to support the goals of the district-wide Destination Management Plan Travel to a thriving future. As well as continuing to support the visitor economy with values aligned marketing, product development and capability building in line with a regenerative tourism future.
The updated strategic focus has informed a new set of organisational goals and measurements, with these goals now aligned across both Lake Wānaka Tourism and Destination Queenstown, ensuring a cohesive and collaborative approach across the region.
To read the plan click below.