Sometimes the best things come in small packages. In Wānaka, epic food and locally-crafted beer, wine and spirits can be found on virtually every street corner – all that’s left for you to do is decide what suits your mood.
An incredible variety of beautiful boutique fashion stores, unique art galleries, knowledgeable sport and outdoor shops and everything in between. Wānaka’s shopping scene is packed with both large, well-known retailers and hidden gems.
Maximise your adrenaline rush; skydive from 15,000 feet above eye watering scenery, take on the worlds highest waterfall via ferrata, explore a range of world-class canyons, or try an off-road trip 4 wheel driving, quad biking or horse trekking.
If the weather isn’t cooperating or you just need a day inside, check out Wānaka’s range of indoor activities. From hitting the town for shopping and cinemas, or high energy pastimes like swimming laps or climbing, to relaxing with yoga, a massage or spa pools.
What is it that makes Wānaka truly epic? Many would say that it’s our ski culture. Discover some of the most diverse terrain in the Southern Hemisphere. Gorgeous peaks, incredible backcountry, corduroy groomed to perfection and world-class freeski facilities.
Wānaka is home to an arsenal of riding options, fit for any dirt palate. From scenic road road rides to epic single track and high-country riding in the mountains, novices and experts alike love riding bikes in Wānaka.
From big, steep multi-day excursions to casual lakeside strolls – always with a jaw-dropping view or two. Wānaka, Mt. Aspiring National Park and the surrounding mountains offer an endless outdoor playground.