57 Hedditch Street, Wanaka, New Zealand
+64 3 443 1944 or 0800 194 452

Lake Wanaka township has a population of approximately 5000 and the downtown area has a variety of cafés, restaurants and shops.

Relaxing pastimes can include lake and river walks, fishing, boat cruises, golf, sailing and scenic flights and outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy mountain biking, hiking, kayaking, rock climbing, canyoning, mountaineering and jet boating.

Family fun can include Puzzling World, NZ Fighter Pilots Museum, Toy and Transport Museum, Crossfire and Cinema Paradiso. In summer, swimming and barbecuing by the lake is a popular pastime.

In winter there is a choice of ski resorts – Treble Cone, Cardrona, Snow Farm and Snow Park all less than an hour's drive from Wanaka.

We are only a 5-minute walk to the lakeside town centre with retail shops, cafés and restaurants. Our famous Cinema Paradiso and Puzzling World are only a 6 to 10-minute walk.

The Wanaka golf course is just 200 metres away and we are close to the Mt Aspiring National Park. Warbirds Over Wanaka is held at Wanaka Airport which is a short 10-minute drive. All ski fields are located outside of Wanaka within a 30-minute drive.

New Zealand Ski Packages

New Zealand Ski Packages

At New Zealand Ski Packages, we're all about making your winter holidays an unforgettable adventure. We offer all-inclusive package deals that are affordable. Chose from our learn to ski, family ski and ski & play Wanaka ski package deals. Because we are Wanaka locals, located in Wanaka, we are eager to share our knowledge with you and show you the highlights and secrets of NZ's most scenic mountain resorts. Our Wanaka ski packages include: Lift Passes, Rentals, Lessons, Childcare, Accommodation, Rental Cars and Ski Transport.

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Puzzling World

Puzzling World

Be amazed and amused for an hour, or a day. For nearly fifty years Puzzling World has been messing with people's heads no matter what age, nationality or experience. We invite you to come and enjoy Wanaka's wonderful world of weirdness! Offering The Great Maze, Illusion Rooms, Roman Toilets, Leaning Tower, Puzzle Centre & Gift Shop/Café, Puzzling World has 'weirdness' covered and is a must-see option for all ages!

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Warbirds & Wheels

Warbirds & Wheels

This world-class visitor attraction showcases a collection of Warbirds aircraft, over 30 world-class and privately owned classic cars, Wanaka wearable arts and tales of a local legend Sir Tim Wallis. This attraction also contains a 1950s retro diner with a wide range of delicious snacks baked on site daily, diner-style meals and refreshments, and retail shop with loads of exciting car and aircraft memorabilia. Open Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm. Closed weekends. Located at the Wanaka Airport, 9km from the township.

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National Transport & Toy Museum

National Transport & Toy Museum

This fascinating museum houses one of the largest private collections in the world! With over half a century of collecting and preserving pieces from the past, the museum houses over 600 vehicles including classic cars, motorcycles, fire appliances, military vehicles, buses, trucks, tractors, construction gear and boats. Twenty civilian and military aircraft from the 1930s to 1990s. The nostalgic collection of 60,000 toys has something to fascinate the child in everyone, such as clockwork and battery powered toys, dolls, teddy bears, pedal cars, remote control models, money boxes and thousands of scale models.

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Crossfire

Crossfire

You won't find another attraction like Wanaka's Crossfire anywhere else in the world, offering you an opportunity to shoot for fun in safe weather-protected settings. Hit golf balls on our covered golf driving range, shoot clay pigeons with shotguns, shoot targets with rifles on unique ranges, try archery on purpose-built allies, accept the challenge of one of New Zealand's longest mini-golf courses.

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Cinema Paradiso

Cinema Paradiso

This 3 screen, state-of-the-art, classic movie theatre located in Wanaka is a real find. Comfy sofas, luxurious leather seating, an old Morris Minor or two, a café and bar serving delicious meals before, during or after the movie. Homemade ice cream, world-famous fresh hot cookies and a warm welcome from friendly staff. Loads of guides list the cinema as a "must do" when in Wanaka. A truly a memorable movie experience!

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