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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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Great Place, wonderful atmosphere

A great area to spend a few days especially if you like trekking. Recommend the walk to Rob Roy glacier

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Basingstoke, United Kingdom

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A great area to spend a few days especially if you like trekking. Recommend the walk to Rob Roy glacier

Thank mrscdt
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a lively lovely town. Great character with wonderful views. Will be back and we highly recommend the Alpine Motel.

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La Quinta, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a must see place. It's small, has some of the most beautiful views, a great vineyard (Rippon) and some amazing places to eat. Wish we had spent more that 2 days in this gem of a town. Plan on spending more time on our second trip to New Zealand.

Thank Christina B
Bellingham, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rather than driving the more established Route 6 from Arrowtown to Wanaka, we decided to repeat our drive from 20 years ago and took the mountainous, twisty "Crown Range Road" passing through Cardrona, which added an element of excitement, driving over a mountain pass with great views and along very dry pastures. We were told that Wanaka is the place... More 

Thank weberwest
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanaka is such a beautiful place, one of my Favourites in New Zealand. If you are going to New Zealand you need to spend at least one night here.

Thank L9771SYsarahl
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice tourist town with the focus on all the natural beauty in the area. Beautiful lake surrounded by mountains. Excellent restaurants with many shopping opportunities nearby. Be sure to visit Wanaka.

Thank ChateauWildcat
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If your visiting new Zealand and you manage to get to Queenstown. .. venture 45 mins further and you get to wanaka which is one of thr most beautiful places on earth. The local township is personable and ski orientated during the winter months, but then the summer brings with it beautiful wines from local vineyards.

Thank Flamey7
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent 3 nights in Wanaka, with my daughter, confirming plans for her wedding early next year - the people were all fabulous, very friendly & the scenery is outstanding. Great cafes, restaurants & bars.

Thank kirstymc9
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It an idyllic place with stunning views and friendly locals . You are spoilt for choice in terms of activities. There are wineries , walks , water activities , aerial activities and snow fields. It was not too busy in November.

Thank Farida L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This town is well kept and has a good array of shops and eateries. The views from the reserve in front of the pound is wonderful and I often think of this from past trips and was not disappointed on my return this year. Well worth a visit.

Thank holdenfj

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