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Wanaka overview

Visitors to Wanaka have positive things to say about this family-friendly city and its restaurants. Activities like hiking give you a chance to enjoy the outdoors while you're in town. You can easily spend a relaxing day in Wanaka visiting Lake Wanaka and Pembroke Park. A stop at other sights like Gallery Thirty Three and Picture Lounge will create memories.

Where to stay in Wanaka

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or a week, Wanaka has the right hotel for you. There are 61 hotels in Wanaka and you can shop as many as 52 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 36%. We have room prices as low as 16 USD per night and here's a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Wanaka as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 19 5-star hotels from 102 USD per night
  • • 50 4-star hotels from 76 USD per night
  • • 13 3-star hotels from 51 USD per night
  • • 3 2-star hotels from 16 USD per night

How to get to Wanaka

Fly into Wanaka (WKA), 6.6 mi (10.6 km) from the heart of Wanaka. Queenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 30.6 mi (49.3 km) away.

What to see around Wanaka

Fun excursions can include a visit to:
  • • Wanaka Golf Club
  • • Rippon Vineyard
  • • Basecamp Wanaka Climbing Centre
The area is recognized for its natural setting, offering these places to visit:
  • • Lake Wanaka
  • • Pembroke Park
  • • Mount Iron Lookout
Recommended places to see include:
  • • Gallery Thirty Three
  • • Picture Lounge
  • • Puzzling World
  • • Wanaka Toy and Transport Museum
  • • Wanaka Beerworks

When to visit Wanaka

Wondering what time of year to travel or what should be on your packing list? Here are some seasonal norms so you'll know what to expect for your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 70°F day, 47°F night
  • • April-June: 64°F day, 35°F night
  • • July-September: 60°F day, 35°F night
  • • October-December: 70°F day, 42°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.35 inches
  • • April-June: 0.35 inches
  • • July-September: 0.35 inches
  • • October-December: 0.35 inches