Wanaka Events

Aspiring Conversations

Aspiring Conversations

03 Apr 2020 – 05 Apr 2020

Aspiring Conversations is a festival of ideas where key thinkers talk about subjects that are current, controversial and just downright interesting

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Southern Lakes Half Marathon and 10km Run

Southern Lakes Half Marathon and 10km Run

04 Apr 2020

The Southern Lakes Half Marathon and is an annual event starting just below the Cardrona Ski Field entrance and finishing at Pembroke Park in the middle of town

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Warbirds over Wanaka

Warbirds over Wanaka

10 Apr 2020 – 12 Apr 2020

Now acclaimed as the largest Warbird Airshow in the Southern Hemisphere, this is the one event not to be missed.

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Contact Epic

Contact Epic

18 Apr 2020

Once a year passionate mountain bikers descend upon Wanaka and Lake Hawea to test their skills, endurance and daring at the Contact Epic.

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Contact Traverse

Contact Traverse

18 Apr 2020

An easy, grade 2 track, this is an ideal ride for the beginner or intermediate mountain biker. Experience the atmosphere and camaraderie of the Contact Epic in a more relaxed and fun way. Starting on the dam this ride loops all the way back, through a private dairy farm, into the Hawea Hotel Garden Bar.

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