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“You don't find better views anywhere in the world!”
Review of Wanaka

Wanaka
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Wine Tour with Wine Tasting from Wanaka
Ranked #2 of 78 things to do in Wanaka
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Owner description: Wanaka is a gorgeous place on wanaka lake.
Reviewed September 27, 2012 via mobile

Wanaka is a beautiful place to visit. Amazing views, great lunch at Relish Cafe, relaxing walk beside the lake, interesting shops......what more could one ask for?

Thank elizabethramsay
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Reviewed September 10, 2012

I visited Wanaka for 3 months over the winter and have simply fallen in love with the place. It's beautiful, the atmosphere of the town is relaxed and friendly and the community spirit is lovely! It's a very safe town which adds to how relaxed you feel. There are lots of walks to go on around the lake and surrounding areas, and small attractions like Puzzling World nearby. Queenstown is about an hour away - with a much younger vibe to it.

I'd love to return to Wanaka in the summer too as I'm sure it will be even more beautiful and simply a lovely place to be.

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Reviewed September 5, 2012

We have had two family winter holidays in Wanaka in the last two years and have absolutely loved it there. Skiing was mostly great (depending on the weather), great hiking, mountain biking, touring around the old gold mines, day trip/s to Queenstown (Jet boat),Arrowtown, Cromwell. There is so much to do, even in winter if you don't want to ski. Our last visit was for 12 days and found something to do every day. We have 4 teenaged boys and managed to keep them active and interested in just about everything. If you are there for a few days and looking for something to do, try frisbee golf in Lismore park - so much fun. Accommodation is reasonable (try holidayhouses.co.nz), great places to eat, beautiful scenery and the people are friendly. We'll be back.

Thank KateW66
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Reviewed August 29, 2012

i must take this opportunity to thank Helen from the Kaleidoscope gift shop for promptly posting a beautiful Alpaca rug to me - just as she said she would - the parcel arrived just one week after it was posted which was the day i arrived home from my trip - Service to be proud of and well worth a mention - THANK YOU

Thank Sue W
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Reviewed August 29, 2012

Love, love, love this place, the snow on the mountains behind the lake when drive down the hill is just the most awesome sight. There was absolutely no negatives to our week this amazingly pretty place.

Thank JenniC957
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