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Wanaka New Zealand Travel Guide

New Zealand is a travel destination that is renowned for its unspoiled natural beauty, and the town of Wanaka is the perfect embodiment of that. Wanaka is only a small town, but possesses a charming personality and offers lots of outdoor activities. As a result, Wanaka is a favorite stopping point on many people’s New Zealand travel itineraries.

Things to Do in Wanaka New Zealand

One of the best things to do in Wanaka is to allow Lake Wanaka to take your breath away. A plethora of activities can be enjoyed on the tranquil blue lake, including swimming, boating and fishing in the waters. Avid hikers will enjoy the moderately difficult trek to Roy’s Peak, a 5177 foot mountain peak that offers incredible views over New Zealand’s South Island and Lake Wanaka at its summit.

Best Time to Visit Wanaka New Zealand

Wanaka can be visited and enjoyed at any time of year. For cool, crisp hiking conditions, travel to Wanaka in the autumn months that run between March and May. The hottest months of December to February see temperature between 70 and 80 degrees but conditions are still enjoyable. Over the winter months from May to August, the area is covered in a stunning blanket of snow making for perfect photos.

Price and Availability in Wanaka

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Wanaka tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Wanaka tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Wanaka is in April, while the cheapest month is in November. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Wanaka is in the high season in February. Wanaka has its low season in June, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Wanaka

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Wanaka. The hottest month in Wanaka is December, when temperatures peak at 85 ˚F. The coolest month is June, when temperatures drop to 22 ˚F. The wettest month in Wanaka is April with 6.19 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 0.07 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Wanaka

At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of the best providers - Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and many more. AllTheRooms has 3,550 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay while you enjoy Wanaka, with everything from inexpensive hostels and homestays to extravagant Airbnbs and hotels. The average price of a rental is generally $187 per night.

If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 1,541 accommodations in Wanaka that have WiFi. We have 199 accommodations that come with breakfast included. Choose from 90 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you don't miss a single workout. If you are driving to Wanaka, you'll want to pick from 1,591 places to stay that provide parking. 119 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to select one of the 152 pet-friendly accommodations available.

In Wanaka AllTheRooms currently compares hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 5 providers, including 1,458 places to stay from Airbnb, 42 accommodations from Priceline and 42 places to stay from Agoda.

1,910 accommodations in Wanaka have been reviewed; 61% are rated highly. 1,178 accommodations allow instant booking.

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