On the edge of a pristine alpine lake, surrounded by the spectacular scenery of Mount Aspiring National Park, Lake Wanaka is the ideal destination for both outdoor adventures and soothing relaxation.
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Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy a multitude of activities from trekking in the National Park to mountain biking, rock climbing to kayaking. Four international ski areas provide excellent skiing and snowboarding in winter for every age and ability.
Things to do..
Hiking • Sky Diving • Rock Climbing • Mountain Biking • Canyoning • Water Sports • Kayaking • Lake Cruises • White water sledging • 4WD • Skiing and Snowboarding • Jet Boating • Parapenting • Scenic Flights
WHEN VISITING WANAKA...
- Visit Stuart Landsborough’s Puzzling World - a world unique attraction specialising in puzzling eccentricity. Find your way out of the ‘Great Maze’, be more ‘amazed’ at the Hologram Hall or the Hall of Following Faces. Many an hour can be spent discovering the unique attractions on offer here.
- Visit Cinema Paradiso - no normal cinema! Choice of seating from couches to lazy-boys to cars!
- There are many local bushwalks providing an insight into the area coupled with spectacular views of the lake and surrounding mountains.
- Check out Wanaka Transport & Toy Museum home to one of the largest private collections in the Southern Hemisphere. This unique collection consists of an amazing variety of exhibits - from Porcelain Dolls to an 80 ton loader.