Things to do in Wanaka

Beautiful Lake Wanaka, NZ is a mecca for outdoor adventurers, photographers, artists, writers, readers, lovers and thinkers.

Just one hour from Queenstown, there’s so much to do and see in and around Wanaka. Find out more here.

Whatever your passion, the luxury Lakeside Apartments is the perfect place to stay. Just a few steps from your 5-star Qualmark accommodation are pristine beaches and crystal-clear water – perfect for relaxing with a book or swimming and kayaking with the kids.

Many hiking and biking trails to our wilderness areas start just a few footsteps away, in the heart of the village.

Within moments, you can be on your way to nearby nature reserves and parks or – for those venturing further afield – the Mt Aspiring National Park or the interesting villages of Cardona, Albert Town, Luggate and Lake Hawea.

Every season brings something new – fresh in spring, sizzling in summer, vibrant and colourful in autumn, and crisp, cool and sunny in winter. Frequent local events match the moment, whether it’s a market day, an arts festival, sports event or show.

Whatever your heart desires – the adrenalin rush of snow sports, water sports, skydiving, tramping or mountain biking; the peaceful, patient art of fly fishing; golf in scenic surroundings; tasting wine and enjoying regional produce with locals – Lakeside Apartments’ friendly customer service staff can recommend the best activities for you.

There’s so much to do and see in and around Wanaka. Find out more here.


For taxis, airport transfers, ski-field transfers, wedding transport, private tours and more, visit CardronaTreble Cone or Yello.

Ski Services

If you are planning to ski, we offer a range of services for your convenience:

Ski equipment Rental: you can book your rental gear online, and have it delivered and custom fitted in the comfort of your own apartment! For more details on this very convenient service visit SnoPro and book a date/time for the SnoPro team to visit.

Wanaka Ski Concierge: are you after hassle-free skiing? You can book private transfers and chaperone service from your apartment to the skifields of Cardrona and Treble Cone. They will also pick you up from the airport. Wanaka Ski Concierge take care of you and your family ensuring you get the most out of your Wanaka ski holiday. For more details visit their website or email.