Wānaka is this amazing place offering an experience or an indulgence for everyone. Surrounded by breath-taking mountains and expansive Lakes and Rivers, there are options to explore by foot, bike, snow, horseback, boat or air, to suit all tastes.

Or there’s the relaxed approach of fabulous restaurants, cafe’s, family friendly attractions, wineries and craft breweries to discover.

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Heli skiing above Lake Wanaka with helicopter

ski / snowboard

Treble Cone

  • For the confident skiers/ riders
  • Excellent steep and technical terrain
  • Amazing back-country touring
  • Best opportunity for Kea spotting!


  • Family orientated, very friendly vibe
  • Amazing terrain park
  • Excellent back-country
  • Check out Captains Cafe for THE BEST alpine pizza

Snow Farm

  • 55kms of Cross-Country trails
  • Snow-fun and tubing zone for families
  • A must do in winter – It’s fun, physical & hilarious with friends!


  • Why not – it’s epic!

Explore Wanaka

  • Professional, guided experiences catered to your group


Wānaka has a walk or hiking option suitable for everyone. From family friendly low impact short walks, to great overnight multi-day tramps. Our favourites below or check out Lake Wanaka Tourism for a comprehensive list.

Short Walks

  • Mt Iron
  • Clutha Outlet Track

Half Day Hikes (4hrs)

  • Fern Burn Hut
  • Rob Roy Glacier
  • Diamond Lake Rocky Mountain Track
  • Sawyer Burn Track

Full Day Hikes (6hrs)

  • Roys Peak
  • Newcastle Track
  • Mt Aspiring hut

Short Overnight

  • Mt Aspiring hut
  • Fern Burn Hut
  • Pakituhi Hut
Adventure Retreat Hiking
Rob Roy Swing Bridge, Wanaka New Zealand
Mountain biking in Wanaka, New Zealand
Heli Biking in Wanaka


We are passionate bikers and offer complementary bikes here at Oasis.

Half day

  • Sticky Forest
  • Deans Bank
  • Hikuwai
  • Water Fall Creek & Glendu Bay Track


Full day adventures

  • Minaret Burn
  • Mt Aspiring Hut


Water BAsed

When it comes to the magnificent of our lake your options are numerous. Simply enjoy a summers swim surrounded by breathtaking views, a sunset cruise or indulge in adventure.

Natural Approach

Paddle Wanaka offer beach rentals, guided tours and custom trips;

  • Kayak
  • SUP

Adventure Awaits

Canoe in Lake Wanaka, New Zealand
SUP Yoga
Maude Wines Vineyard, Wanaka New Zealand
Barrels inside Cardrona Distillery

Down town

Wānaka is passionate about food and fermentation, check out our hotspots below;


Craft Breweries


  • The Cardrona Distillery – An incredible story, stunning architecture and definitely try the gin

Down Town Selection

This is our mini selection of hot spots, but there are plenty more!

  • Ode – Degustation, organic, unique
  • Kika – incredible Sharing plates
  • FuDog – Eastern Fusion of flavours
  • Francesca’s – Delectable Italian cuisine
  • Hook – Seriously this place is amazing
  • Big Fig – casual, easy, great service
  • Cork Bar – Incredible wines, cocktails & boutique spirits
  • Pembroke Patisserie – classic patisserie’s and indulgent delights
  • The Coffee Shack – when a serious coffee buff starts up a business