Lake Wanaka, Wanaka

4.9
Must see · Water Body · Nature / Park
A haven for outdoor activities and popular amongst bikers, swimmers, and hikers, Lake Wanaka offers a wide array of opportunities to get out and enjoy the region's wild nature. The lake checks in among one of the country's largest bodies of water, stretching 45 km (28 mi) between its farthest points. A long network of foot and bike paths in the vicinity provides ample opportunity to explore the area's hills, mountains, and forests. Certain paths can even give you a panoramic view of the lake and its surroundings. Alternatively, hop aboard a kayak or boat to take in the natural landscape from the water. Put Lake Wanaka into our Wanaka trip itinerary tool to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Wanaka.
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  • Such a cute city to stop in for a few days. We stayed here 2-3 days during our trip and enjoyed the views driving around the lake to get to the town. If you are looking for good food, I highly...  more »
  • Parking, playground and plenty of walking all available at the front of this lake right by the town centre. We parked towards the walk to That Wanaka Tree on a blue sky day with a bitterly cold wind.....  more »
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  • Beautiful wherever you look—that pretty much sums it up
  • Lovely to spent time around the lake, picnic opportunities are numerous

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