Written by Raegan Tipping – Guest Blogger Raegan tells us about her experience on our Wanaka Nature Encounter.   In the middle of Lake Wanaka lies an island with a hidden lake at the top of it. A lake on an island, on a lake on an island. It’s a bit of a tongue twister,

Written by Raegan Tipping – Guest Blogger Raegan tells us about her experience on our Glacier Jet.    . Wanaka is home to stunning lakes and striking mountain ranges. Crystal clear rivers, glistening glaciers and magical waterfalls. It is textbook beautiful. A great way to see all of this magic in one go, is on

The drive from the Franz Josef to Wanaka over the Haast Pass is one of the most beautiful scenic drives in the world. The journey winds its way along rugged coastline, temperate rainforest and glacier country before entering UNESCO registered Mt. Aspiring National Park, Haast Pass with its tranquil native Beech forest. If that isn’t enough, you’ll

Choosing your family holiday destination is exciting, there are so many places to go and explore. Family holidays always go a little smoother, when the destination includes a few family friendly things to do. Wanaka is the ideal place, with tonnes of kid friendly accommodation, activities and places to eat. Wanaka is a walking friendly

There are so many reasons to come to Wanaka aside from its stunning natural beauty. We all know Wanaka is one of the most picturesque places in New Zealand, so here a 3 more reasons to visit us here in Wanaka!   Food Wanaka has arguably some of the best places to eat in New

Spring in Wanaka is from September 1st – November 30th and offers a magnitude of beautiful seasonal scenery and plenty of things to do.   Trees are starting to bud while leaves, pastures and the mountains sides begin to green up and look lush. This provides a stunning contrast to the lake and snow-capped mountain back drop.

Via the mighty Crown Range road – Queenstown to Wanaka Driving from Queenstown to Wanaka is easy. The Crown Range road is one of two main routes from Queenstown to Wanaka, and offers some remarkable views looking over Queenstown and the Cardrona Valley.   Wanaka is about an hour and twenty-minute drive from Queenstown city

Autumn is absolutely stunning in Wanaka, and although everyone will enjoy this season, it is a photographers and child’s delight. For the photographer; vibrant golds, yellows, and reds line almost every tree in sight. For the child; piles of fallen autumn leaves to jump in, crunch and throw, are everywhere they walk. To them Autumn is bliss. Autumn

The Aurora Australis also known as the Southern Lights is a magnificent beauty that you might just catch in the Wanaka night sky. This Aurora is not as famous as its counterpart the Aurora Borealis seen from the northern hemisphere, but is still well worth missing some sleep over. We won’t go into the science too much, but