Popular Destinations from Wanaka

Wanaka Flights Guide

Wanaka is situated on New Zealand's south island with stunning scenery and pull for backpackers. Take a two hour hike up Mount Iron to take advantage of panoramic views of Lake Wanaka. The trails of Lake Wanaka also offer great views from the ground while the Wanaka Lavender Farm will have you craving some nearby lavender icecream. Spend a day taking a hike up to Roy's Peak summit before relaxing at a lakefront bar or cafe.

The nearby airport has regular flights to Queenstown, while busses operate regularly from Wanaka to Queenstown, Fox Glacier, Christchurch, and Dunedin. Flights are also available from Queenstown to the popular city of Auckland. Getting around the island is easy by taxi or car hire as well as a new local carpooling system.

Wanaka has an oceanic climate but experiences more of a semi-continental climate with warm summers and wet springs. Winters are mild but chillier bringing temperatures of 8 degrees celsius.When visiting Wanaka, any time of year will bring stunning surroundings to travelers. Try arriving in spring during the later weeks of April and earlier weeks of May to take advantage of the area's beautiful fall scenery. Enjoy the snowy mountain backdrop during the winter months from late May to October though the sun may disappear during the months of June and July.
Popular Routes to Wanaka

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