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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 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 November with 3.2 inches of rain, while the driest month is June with 0.48 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Wanaka

Choose the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, Homeaway, Agoda and more. We have 2,773 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Wanaka ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. The average price of accommodation in is $184 per night.

If you need an internet connection during your stay in Wanaka, then you can choose from over 1,247 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. 174 of our accommodations in include a breakfast in the price. Choose from 78 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. Driving to Wanaka? Then choose one of the 1,203 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 87 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to choose one of the 150 pet-friendly accommodations available.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 7 providers in Wanaka, including 1,052 places to stay from Airbnb, 351 accommodations from Homeaway and 42 places to stay from Agoda

1,491 accommodations in Wanaka have been reviewed: 56% are rated excellent or good. 830 accommodations allow instant booking.