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.
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.
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.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Wanaka. The warmest months in Wanaka are November and December, when temperatures reach 94 ˚F. The coolest month is June, when temperatures drop to 24 ˚F. The wettest month in Wanaka is September with 3.21 inches of rain, while the driest month is June with 0.48 inches of rain.
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