Landscape & Nature

Explore our mountains, glaciers, lakes, rivers, wildlife, and World Heritage Area

Striking land forms, soaring mountains, and crystal clear lakes, the natural beauty of Wānaka is an unforgettable experience. 

Mt Aspiring National Park is a very unique place by world standards, designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Area. It is made up of soaring mountain peaks, 100's of spectacular glaciers, lush beech forest, braided rivers, alpine meadows and is home to a diverse variety of native New Zealand flora and fauna. 

With a night the sky so full of stars Wānaka is just as stunning when the sun goes down.  

Here's some tips to help you and others enjoy Wānaka and be a responsible traveller and find out Where I Can Fly My Drone?