Sign Up
Newsletter Signup
Free Fodor's Newsletter

Subscribe today for weekly travel inspiration, tips, and special offers.

Passport: Your weekly travel wrap-up
Today's Departure: Your daily dose of travel inspiration

Wanaka Travel Guide

Wanaka Sports & Activities

Uncover sports & activities in Wanaka with our insider's guide.

Walking and Trekking

The Mount Aspiring National Park provides serious hiking and mountaineering opportunities, including Wilkins Valley, Makarora River, and Mt...


Rent a bicycle and explore along the shores of Lake Wanaka, and out along the Clutha River toward Albert Town. There are many places to rent...


Locals will tell you that fishing on Lake Wanaka and nearby Lake Hawea is better than at the more famed Taupo area. You won't want to enter...

Rafting and Kayaking

Alpine Kayak Guides. Exploring this stunning region's rivers with Alpine Kayak Guides is a must while in Wanaka. This company caters to smaller...

Scenic Flights

The weather around Wanaka is clear much of the time, which has allowed it to become a scenic-flight base for fixed-wing planes and helicopters...


With reliable snow and dry powder, Wanaka has some of the best skiing and snowboarding in New Zealand. Cardrona and Treble Cone are the two...


Skydive Wanaka. New Zealand is definitely the place to experiment with wild adventures. If you've considered skydiving you can jump from 12...



Trip Finder
Travel Deals