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Lake Wanaka has one of the world’s most spectacular and diverse adventure playgrounds.
Enjoy a wide range of activities during any season.


Gazing up at the mountains is one thing – soaring above and beside them is something else. When you take to the skies in Lake Wanaka, you enter a new world of vast, natural wilderness.

Scenic flights allow you to experience a heightened level of Mt Aspiring National Park and Milford Sound, taking you deep into the heart of glacier country. Get up close and personal with Mt Aspiring, the ‘Matterhorn of the south’; strap yourself to a beautiful stranger and skydive or paraglide; Learn To Fly; take a spin – literally – with an aerobatic flight; or indulge in the daring romance of aviation’s glory days in a vintage Tiger Moth Biplane. However, you wish to fly, Lake Wanaka has an aerial adventure that will blow your mind.



Getting into the great outdoors is easy in Lake Wanaka and caters for a wide range of fitness and experience levels.

Choose from Skiing,  Golf, Horse Treks, Hunting & Fishing, Quad BikingRock Climbing, Health & WellbeingShooting,  Sightseeing Tour, Photographic tour, 4WD Farm tour,  Harley Davidson motorcyle tour,  3-seater cruising trike tour, wine tour and much, much more.

Take it easy or go wild; the options are endless, from extreme to serene. Whatever your level of exploration, Lake Wanaka over-delivers every time.



Soak up the sun on one of the many beaches surrounding Lake Hawea and/or Lake Wanaka. There’s also plenty of space for sailing, swimming, jet boating, fishing, wake boarding, water skiing, boat cruises and more…the lakes and rivers share the crystal-clear heart of a region inspired by water.

Choose from Jet Boating, Boat Cruises, Kayaking, Fishing, Rafting, SailingCanyoning, Watersports and Whitewater Sledging.