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Address: Wanaka, Wanaka, New Zealand
Phone Number: 03 443 1233
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Wanaka is a gorgeous place on wanaka lake.

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Small town plenty to do

Wanaka has a great shore to a lake. There are lots of different water sports available. Loads of food and drink outlets along with gift and clothes shops

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Anthony C
Warrington, United Kingdom
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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158 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wanaka has a great shore to a lake. There are lots of different water sports available. Loads of food and drink outlets along with gift and clothes shops

Thank Anthony C
Budapest, Hungary
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I came here for a wedding and the location could not have been more perfect. The lake and the mountains offer the most perfect views I've ever seen. It's a beautiful, beautiful place. The town itself is cute and small and the people are very friendly.

Thank Louise W
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My daughter, her girls and myself visited Wanaka when I was on holidays in New Zealand. Around every bend on the road from Queenstown the views were amazing. Wanaka itself is beautiful. There was a market being held, selling lovely wooden items, ceramics, paintings etc. the girls had a great time in the playground. We didn't want to leave, but... More 

Thank annie0803
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in Wanaka for 1 week and stayed in a lovely apartment managed by Peak Accommodation. We took a flight to Milford sound and a jet boat trip up into Lord of the rings territory; both trips are worth every $. We walked up Iron mountain and around Lake Wanaka all fantastic days out. However If you are looking... More 

Thank 108alistairj
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just visted Wanaka for the first ever, One of the most enjoyable holidays I've had, we went to pradiso the cinema with very comfy couchs, had a delicious banana ice cream split at Cherry May, the best sandwiches ever from The Doughbin, An Amazing 2hr cruise arcross lake wanaka with 30 min walk up one of its islands to a... More 

Thank Sushi28
Wanaka, New Zealand
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Seasonal variations relatively extreme - and really look forward to each season. Boating and fishing - tramping and climbing - skiing - lovely walking tracks - great v iews. Splendid restaurants/cafes - library, supermarket etc and best of all friendly locals.

Thank MSE80
Harare, Zimbabwe
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211 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a really great spot for a day trip or a longer holiday. There are lots of different places to eat and drink. There is a well stocked supermarket for those who like us were self catering. The beach is buzzing and great for families with kids. A great resort town well worth visiting.

Thank CookRE
Cambridge, Ontario
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95 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wanaka is a super little town with great character. It has a really nice public beach area with public washrooms and some big trees for shade. There is lots and lots of very good restaurants, you will need reservations at the more popular spots on weekends.

Thank John W
Otley West Yorkshire
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714 reviews
473 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We came to have a look and ended up staying for 2 nights. A really friendly town. Everything looks brand new but the town has been here for over a hundred years. We'll worth a visit and we're glad we went

Thank bryan61
Penang Island, Malaysia
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place but take your wallet, everything was expensive. Wifi is slim pickings in the town and you get very little free capability and only a few places. The bar staff ladies in the Alehouse were unfriendly and downright not fit to be in the hospitality industry. I noticed it; and without mentioning to my wife, she mentioned the same... More 

Thank Stephen S

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