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“Better than Queenstown”
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 February 16, 2013

We stayed between Xmas and New Year and the atmosphere in town was excellent. It felt like everyone was having a good time without that underlying feeling of unease that sometimes comes with too much drink. Heaps to do in the area for all ages and the prices were generally reasonable. Felt like a Kiwi holiday town rather than a tourist trap like Queenstown.

2  Thank Damian T
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Reviewed February 16, 2013

Beautiful lake and mountain views. Loved the large public grassy people-friendly areas along the waterfront. Could be more self-contained camper-van friendly. Many excellent restaurants and cafes to choose from.

2  Thank Margy M
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Reviewed February 15, 2013 via mobile

We stayed at 'the view' which did exactly that gave you an amazing view of the lake and mountains. There was some really nice bars, restaurants and cafes. All reasonably priced. The lake is lovely on a sunny day and there is a well equipped park.

2  Thank Michelle B
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Reviewed February 10, 2013

I never thought that I could meet such a place in NZ. It's more like an european city, with great weather, restaurant and people.

2  Thank Kevin G
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Reviewed February 1, 2013

The Classic Flights "Freedom and Romance of Flight" in the Tiger Moth is unforgettable. We took 3 Moths with three pilots and had the trip of a lifetime.
The flight across Lake Wanaka , the views of the lake, the scenery are unequalled and nearly beyond description. Luncheon and fine wine under the shade of a Tiger Moth wing, in the most remote region cannot be underestimated.
The pilots are stunning, helpful and discrete, after setting out lunch they just vanish to let you enjoy everything around.
The team at Classic Flights are some of the most helpful easygoing professionals in NZ. Nothing is too much trouble

Can't say more Just try it for yourself.

Thank saffiandcleo
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