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Wanaka Vacation Rentals

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 Index in Wanaka

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Wanaka is in April, while the cheapest month is in September. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Wanaka is in the high season in February. Wanaka has its low season in October, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Wanaka tends to be Saturday, while the most expensive day tends to be Thursday. Vacation homes in Wanaka tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Mondays.

The weather in Wanaka

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Wanaka. The hottest month in Wanaka is January, when temperatures peak at 90 ˚F. The coolest month is July, when temperatures drop to 22 ˚F. The wettest month in Wanaka is April with 3.93 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 0.02 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Wanaka

Choose the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, Homeaway, Agoda and more. Wanaka has 9580 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. A trip to Wanaka can be affordable - our lowest price accommodation is available at $null per night. On average, a place to stay in Wanaka will cost you $182 per night.

If you need an internet connection during your stay in Wanaka, then you can choose from over 2198 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. We have 302 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Choose from 124 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. If you're planning on arriving in Wanaka by car, be sure to choose from 1918 accommodations that provide parking. We have 134 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to choose one of the 278 pet-friendly accommodations available.

In Wanaka AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 7 providers, including 1724 places to stay from Airbnb, 84 accommodations from Homeaway and 84 places to stay from Agoda.

5108 of our places to stay in Wanaka have been rated by previous guests. They rated 54% as excellent or good. You can instantly book any of 2568 places to stay right now.

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