This year-round destination set against the pristine alpine backdrop of Mount Aspiring National Park features lakes and rivers and fresh mountain air.

Lake Wanaka is perfect for an action-packed outdoor adventure including or a relaxed getaway.

Visit local award winning vineyards to sample exquisite wines, take a scenic cruise on Lake Wanaka or a scenic flight to view the magnificent scenery. Venture into the hills to hike, climb, and mountain bike. Fish at one many beautiful spots in the region. Fly in a vintage biplane…..

For the adrenaline junkies try Heli-Skiing, Sky Diving, Paragliding, Jet boating, Kayaking, Rafting, Hunting and Horse Treks. 

Wanaka Golf Club features an 18-hole course set among trees with lake and mountain views   The region is a haven for skiers with six international ski areas to choose from and the largest heli-skiing area outside North America. 


classic flights logo newExperience exciting Vintage Flights  in a 1930’s Waco or a 1940’s Tigermoth. Take a Romantic Flight – a unique experience depicting the romance and nostalgia of these wonderful biplanes. Land at a remote location on a high country station and enjoy a private picnic lunch with a bottle of Central Otago wine – Classic…….




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 And stay in  luxury at Tin Tub Luxury Lodge located on the hills above Lake Wanaka with stunning lake and mountain  views. Featuring a heated swimming pool and spa, tennis courts and ski drying room;  it’s perfect for a year round  vacation.

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