Located in the spectacular Alps of the South Island, visitors from around the world are drawn to the Wanaka region because of its outstanding beauty. So much so that it has become one of New Zealand's most popular tourist attractions. The stunning snowcapped mountain and turquoise lake setting is the gateway to Mt Aspiring National Park, a Unesco World Heritage Area, making it the ultimate base for a multitude of outdoor activities.
With four distinct seasons, Wanaka is a year-round destination and a must-do as part of your New Zealand travel. Summers are hot and dry - perfect for water-sport, hiking and biking. Its sister lake - Lake Hawea is merely a 15-minute drive and also offers a pristine adventure playground! Winters are cool and crisp with four diverse ski areas. The vibrant colours of autumn are a photographer's dream.
There is something for everyone in Lake Wanaka, if you don't consider yourself an outdoor enthusiast you will find a multitude of boutique galleries, and globally on-trend shops and be spoilt for choice when it comes to being a foodie's haven with an expansive range of cafes & restaurants, award-winning wineries, craft breweries and even an artisan distillery.
If you are looking for an events service through Anaka, there is no shortage of vibrant venue options indoors and outdoors - with a thriving events industry, this is the perfect place to host an event - of any kind.
The area is home to some of the most luxurious homes, wilderness lodges and villas in the world with almost every service available to live out your dream holiday or event.