Top Things to do in Wanaka
Home to the stunning Lake Wanaka and beautiful mountain views, Wanaka on New Zealand’s south island is also a skiing and snowboarding hub and full of family friendly adventures.
Plus after a long day on your feet you can kick back and relax at one of the many top restaurants in the area. Here are our top things to do in the Wanaka region.
Visit Mount Aspiring National Park
Take some time to explore the World Heritage listed Mount Aspiring National Park. Well-known for the Rob Roy Glacier Track and the amazing views from the summit of Roys Peak.
Hit the Ski Fields
The snow season in Wanaka is from June to October, and is home to the largest ski field in the south, Treble Cone with great views down to Lake Wanaka from the runs. The Cardrona Alpine Resort is open all year round for skiing and snowboarding in the winter and mountain biking in the summer, the fun never stops!
Sample Local Delights
Wanaka is a foodie’s heaven, from lakefront cafes, to restaurants showcasing the best local produce. From ‘feed me’ experiences to the finest local ingredients transformed into delicious dishes there is something for everyone.
Get Your Adventure Fix
Reach unforgettable heights in Wanaka, climb to one of the world’s highest waterfalls with an expert guide, walk along suspension bridges, over huge boulders and find hidden pools before reaching the waterfall. Or go even higher and sky drive over Lake Wanaka, see uninterrupted views of lakes, glaciers and the Clutha River.
Relax at the Wanaka Lavender Farm
From September to May you can immerse yourself in the beautiful Wanaka Lavender Farm. It is fun for the whole family, sample lavender ice-cream, and honey produced on the farm.
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