Wanaka is the stunning gateway town to the Mt Aspiring National Park, with its beautiful walking and hiking opportunities. Wanaka is a vibrant town, which is a less commercial alternative to Queenstown. Wanaka is renowned for its breathtaking scenery and soft adventure activites. Only a one hour drive from Queenstown Airport, over the scenic Crown Range, you arrive at Wanaka, an idyllic village. Wanaka has a great range of shops and artistic outlets along with excellent cafes & restaurants.
Wanaka has events scheduled year-round for sports and outdoors, festivals and lifestyle, art and music. Check out the events calendar for upcoming events.
Wanaka offers a huge variety of activities including outdoor activities and family friendly activities.