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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 91 ˚F. The coolest month is July, when temperatures drop to 23 ˚F. The wettest month in Wanaka is June with 2.84 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 0.57 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Wanaka

Pick the perfect vacation rental for your vacation at AllTheRooms.com. We compare Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and more. We have 3,550 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Wanaka ranging from cheap options to luxury places to stay. A typical accommodation in Wanaka costs on average $187 per night.

Those looking to get some work finished during their trip to Wanaka can choose from 1,541 places to stay that have WiFi. 199 of our accommodations include a breakfast in the price. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 90 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you are driving to Wanaka, you'll want to pick from 1,591 places to stay that provide parking. 119 vacation rentals come with a pool or jacuzzi

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

In Wanaka AllTheRooms currently aggregates 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 of the accommodations in Wanaka have been rated by previous guests. They rated 61% as great. You can instantly book any of 1,178 places to stay right now.

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