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Holidays in Wanaka

Things that always fill you with regret — drunk dialling your ex. Things you never regret — travelling. So isn't it about time you got your adventure on in Wanaka?

Wanaka Holiday Package Deals

Why spend your free time staring at a laptop screen when you could be living large in Wanaka? At lastminute.com.au, we can bundle all your hire cars, hotel bookings, airfares and fun activities into a simple package.

Act now to save around AU$260^. With all that extra change jingling in your pockets, you won't have to feel guilty about spending extra on your room or splurging a little on pricey dinners.

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Holidays in Wanaka

This region of South Island is populated by about 4,000 locals.

The national capital, Wellington, is 590 kilometres northeast of Wanaka. Lake Hawea lies 13 kilometres to the northeast.

Looking for a great family day out? Spoil the kids with a stop at the Puzzling World and Basecamp Wanaka Climbing Centre. Wanaka Paintball is another fun-filled attraction that will put a grin on everyone's faces!

Do you and your friends enjoy a few drinks every now and then? See if there are any scheduled tours and pick the brains of the skilled brewers at the Wanaka Beerworks.

Fancy spending a day sampling the local wine? Indulge your palate, as well as learn the art of winemaking used this region, at the Rippon Vineyard.

Can you remember the last time you enjoyed a picnic in the park? Eat, drink and be merry with good food and company at Pembroke Park.

Try to spot the diverse birdlife at Lake Wanaka. Or, if you're feeling like a bit of action, why not enquire about water activities at Lake Hawea?

Wander the calm halls, study the captivating displays and talk to the helpful staff. New Zealand Fighter Pilots Museum and the Wanaka Toy and Transport Museum are top places to think and find out something new. Museum enthusiasts also need to check out the Wanaka Transport & Toy Museum and the Warbirds & Wheels.

Enjoy the intriguing works of art in the gallery spaces of the Gallery Thirty Three. If you stumble upon something that really catches your eye, make sure to find out some more information about the artist.

Your time here won't be complete without a trip to Mount Iron Lookout. Trust us, there's a good reason it's one of the most popular local landmarks.

Do you enjoy a bit of healthy competition? Then slip on your golf glove and challenge a few friends to a game at the Wanaka Golf Club.

Love winter fun? Toss your skis or board in the car and take a drive to Treble Cone or Snowfarm NZ.

Even though you might have visited the most popular sights here, there's always more to explore. Why not also add in a visit to the Picture Lounge?

Hotels in Wanaka

Itching to lock in your Wanaka hotel? With more than 46 accommodations to select from on lastminute.com.au, finding one that takes your fancy will be as easy as pie!

You'll jump out of bed feeling fresh if you opt to stay at one of our more popular accommodations, such as the Lakeside Apartments and Wanaka Alpine Lodge.


Top Hotels for your Wanaka Holiday

Ramada Resort by Wyndham Wanaka
Ramada Resort by Wyndham Wanaka
4.0 out of 5.0 109 Mount Aspiring Road, Lake Wanaka, Wanaka
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4.5/5 (4 reviews)

Staff were amazing. So cheerful. Check in and checkout was effortless. Rooms were clean, everything was available and price was excellent.

Reviewed on 31 Jul. 2019
With a stay at Ramada Resort by Wyndham Wanaka in Wanaka, you'll be in the mountains, within a 5-minute drive of Lake Wanaka and That Wanaka Tree.
Edgewater
Edgewater
4.5 out of 5.0 54 Sargood Drive, Wanaka
Free Cancellation
AU$122
4.3/5 (6 reviews)

Staff were very friendly. We arrived very late and staff at reception make check in very easy and fast. Had dinner at the restaurant, food was although we waited a little bit for a big table. The site is gorgeous, the trees and lake within the property inside is pleasing and nontheless the view to ...

Reviewed on 29 May 2019
With a stay at Edgewater in Wanaka, you'll be on the beach, within a 5-minute drive of Lake Wanaka and That Wanaka Tree.
Manuka Crescent Motel
Manuka Crescent Motel
3.5 out of 5.0 51 Manuka Crescent, Wanaka
Free Cancellation
AU$96
4.2/5 (4 reviews)

Our biggest issue was finding the place. The pool wasn't open due to the season, but we used the grill and the laundry. The location was good for a short drive to Mt. Iron, Puzzling World, and the Lavender farm.

Reviewed on 14 Jan. 2020
With a stay at Manuka Crescent Motel in Wanaka, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Lake Wanaka and Gallery Thirty Three.
Bella Vista Motel Wanaka
Bella Vista Motel Wanaka
4.0 out of 5.0 2 Dunmore Street, Wanaka
Free Cancellation
AU$103
4.0/5 (1 reviews)

Compact but comfortable. Good place to stay, right in town.

Reviewed on 18 Jan. 2016
A stay at Bella Vista Motel Wanaka places you in the heart of Wanaka, within a 5-minute walk of Pembroke Park and Lake Wanaka.
Oakridge Resort Lake Wanaka
Oakridge Resort Lake Wanaka
4.0 out of 5.0 20 Studholme Road, Corner of Cardona Valley Road, Wanaka
AU$120
3.3/5 (3 reviews)

Close to town great views clean room everything you need for a comfortable stay.

Reviewed on 1 Jan. 2017
With a stay at Oakridge Resort Lake Wanaka in Wanaka, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Lake Wanaka and Basecamp Wanaka Climbing Centre.
Base Backpackers Wanaka - Hostel
Base Backpackers Wanaka - Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 73 Brownston Street, Wanaka
Free Cancellation
AU$63
3.0/5 (1 reviews)

Room nice. But noisy, toilets not great! But nice people in the room. Don't know what more to write. But overall I would recommend it. Wanaka is a great place!

Reviewed on 13 Jan. 2017
A stay at Base Backpackers Wanaka - Hostel places you in the heart of Wanaka, within a 10-minute walk of Lake Wanaka and Picture Lounge.
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