The more quiet Queenstown

New Zealand, South Island
1-3 nights

Even if Queenstown is more famous, don’t underestimate the lovely town Wanaka which sits directly at Lake Wanaka and is considered as the more quiet Queenstown.

It holds a special place in New Zealand due to its captivating blend of natural beauty, outdoor adventures, and a welcoming community. The pristine Lake Wanaka, surrounded by snow-capped mountains, creates a stunning backdrop for various activities like hiking, skiing, and water sports.


Stay a few days to explore Wanaka and the surrounding area.

Here are some of our favorite things to do in Wanaka:

  • Get up early and hike the iconic Roy's Peak
  • Discover the famous Wanaka Tree
  • Treat yourself with some delicious mexican food at Amigos Wanaka
  • Try outstanding ice cream at Patagonia Chocolates