Wanaka Region Guide
The township of Wanaka, New Zealand is in Central Otago, 120 kilometres north-west of Queenstown, Wanaka is situated on Lake Wanaka, facing north, blessed with an incomparable alpine panorama.
The expansive open lake frontage supports thousands of summer holiday-makers, who enjoy swimming, boating, trout fishing and water-skiing.
Mount Aspiring National Park, with its world-renowned hiking trails, has its headquarters in Wanaka. Visit the quirky puzzle world and just 20 minutes drive away the Cardrona pub the oldest pub in New Zealand passing the infamous bra fence on your way.
Wanaka with its strange puzzle land, great to spend a rainy day, its fantastic lake, its breathtaking scenery including mount aspiring, you will be enthralled by the views everywhere you look, it’s a special place you’ll want to return to, seek out the Speight’s pub at Cardrona have a drink in this historic pub or even stay the night.
Wanaka's legendary movie theatre moves outdoors and presents free outdoor movies for the whole family to enjoy. Bring your late night snacks and a rug or couch and enjoy an evening under the stars courtesy of Cinema Paradiso.
Mount Cardrona and Treble Cone ski resorts lure domestic and international visitors during the winter months.