Located in the stunning alps of New Zealand’s South Island, Wanaka is renowned for its outstanding natural beauty and excellent ski resorts. From Wanaka you have access to two ski resorts, Treble Cone (25 mins) and Cardrona (35 mins), as well as amazing heli-skiing terrain. While being a quieter town compared to Queenstown, there is still a great range of restaurants and bars for all tastes and budgets to keep you fed and entertained off the mountain.DOWNLOAD WANAKA INSIDER'S GUIDE
Wanaka AccommodationWhether you're looking for a hostel, hotel or apartment, there's something for you in Wanaka. Check out some of our favourites.
Ski PackagesWanaka is an ideal location for a winter ski holiday, with access to two ski resorts, Treble Cone (25 mins) and Cardrona (35 mins), amazing heli-skiing terrain and a great range of restaurants and bars.
day toursThere are plenty of ways to enjoy a day off the slopes in and around the stunning Wanaka township – from sightseeing to skydiving and epic distillery and brewery tours there's something for everyone. Check out some of our top recommendations below.
Wanaka DiningWanaka has a great selection of bars, restaurants and cafes. Check out some of our favourites.
How to get to
WanakaWanaka is located in New Zealand's South Island, just 1 hour from Queenstown Airport. You can hire a car or take a shuttle.
Wanaka Trail MapsFrom Wanaka you can access two resorts, Cardrona and Treble Cone, that both offer varying terrain, epic snow and stunning views. Find out more with out resort guides and trail maps.
Group ToursLooking to plan an overseas school tour to Wanaka? Let us do the organisation for you with our team of experienced school travel specialists.
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Handy information about Wanaka
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