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5 Reasons Why You’ll Fall In Love With Wanaka

By Wild Kiwi Team
on  November 09, 2017

Wanaka has a certain energy that immediately begins flowing through the veins of everyone visiting this breathtakingly beautiful region. It’s a bit like the feeling you get when you first set eyes on an old friend you haven’t seen for a while: there’s something familiar and yet, you have so much to catch up on.

Enjoy Wanaka’s Pure And Unspoilt Natural Beauty

You know when you stare at an absurdly great landscape painting and part of you marvels at the artist’s technique, while the other part wonders how it’s possible for such a beautiful place to exist? Well, the latter goes some way to explain how it feels to spend time in Wanaka. With crystal-clear lakes, a UNESCO-protected National Park, majestic mountains, glaciers, and much more, this part of your New Zealand holidays will surely stay with you forever.

The Food Is Unbelievably Good

With award-winning restaurants and artisanal cafés to bustling bars and stunning wineries, breweries and distilleries, whether you’re looking to tuck into a delicious lunch, grab a quick bite, or for a foodie souvenir, you won’t struggle to find what you’re looking for.

Lose Yourself Among The Scenery

Whether you’re a serious hiker or keen to clear your head on a gentle stroll, Wanaka’s friendly guides will point you in the right direction. If you’re ever in need of some thinking space, you’ll be hard-pressed to find anywhere better than Wanaka.

There’s Something For Thrill Seekers On New Zealand Holidays

Land on a glacier, take on an off-road adventure, go jetboating, or skydiving or canyon climbing. Honestly, the list is endless. Whatever you’re into, you can do it here!

And For Pleasure Seekers…

Admire Wanaka’s natural beauty on a boat cruise or on horseback, tour local farms and nature reserves, and spend evenings looking skyward soaking in the twinkling constellations in incredible detail.

Wanaka’s Inclusive Spirit Is For Everyone

Honestly, we reckon it’s impossible not to fall in love with Wanaka. So why not come along on an adventure and see if we’re right?


Incredible shot by @jamesdouglas_ of ‘That Wanaka Tree’ 🌈🌿

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