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When to Visit Wanaka

Each of Wanaka's four seasons brings their own character and vibe.  Check out details on the seasons, suggested itineraries, directions to Edgewater and coming events on this page.

Plan your visit to Wanaka

Plan your visit to Wanaka

Edgewater's location, in the boutique destination of Lake Wanaka in the South Island of New Zealand, is easy to find.

Lake Wanaka is an all seasons destination; visit any time of the year to rejuvenate your spirit or to soak up the tranquil atmosphere.

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Directions to Edgewater

Directions to Edgewater

Edgewater is easy to find in the boutique destination of Lake Wanaka.

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Surrounds: Wanaka and Queenstown

Surrounds: Wanaka and Queenstown

Edgewater is situated on the edge of Lake Wanaka within the boutique township of Lake Wanaka.

As well as the fun adventure activities and fascinating attractions around Wanaka, Edgewater is only one hour from Queenstown. There is so much to do in the surrounding regions during your stay at our Wanaka accommodation.

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Seasonal Itineraries

  • Winter in Wanaka

    Winter in Wanaka

    Wanaka

    Winter ushers in the spectacular snow sports possibilities in the Wanaka region. The ski season kicks off in mid-late June and runs through until early October.

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  • Suggested Spring Ski Itinerary

    Suggested Spring Ski Itinerary

    Wanaka

    Wanaka is truly a winter playground with a long snow season which provides months of fun on the snow right through until the spring months of September and October.

    The season kicks off in mid-late June and generally runs through until early October.

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  • Suggested Wanaka Showcase Itinerary

    Suggested Wanaka Showcase Itinerary

    Wanaka

    Nestled around the edge of a pristine alpine lake (Lake Wanaka) and surrounded by the Southern Alps, Wanaka is the gateway to the Mount Aspiring National Park.

    A designated World Heritage Area, Mount Aspiring National Park is an alpine paradise of towering peaks, thundering waterfalls, spectacular glaciers, rainforest, rivers and valleys.

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  • Suggested Wine & Food Lovers Tour of New Zealand

    Suggested Wine & Food Lovers Tour of New Zealand

    Wanaka & NZ

    New Zealand’s world class vineyards are nestled within spectacular landscapes and amongst diverse geographical features.

    New Zealand’s Sauvignon Blanc is globally acclaimed as the benchmark for this varietal. Although 86% of New Zealand’s wine exports are Sauvignon Blanc, increasingly New Zealand varietals of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Riesling, Syrah and Merlot are fast gaining pace.

    New Zealand is home to almost 700 vineyards….here are just but a few.

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  • Suggested Wanaka Taster Itinerary

    Suggested Wanaka Taster Itinerary

    Wanaka

    Marlborough is home to Sauvignon Blanc, Hawke’s Bay the Chardonnay but undoubtedly Central Otago is home to some of the finest Pinot Noir wines.

    Surrounding Wanaka are numerous boutique vineyards and wineries many of which are open for you to have your taste buds tantalised.

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Summer Events

  • Wanaka's New Year Celebrations

    Wanaka's New Year Celebrations

    Bring in the New Year with this free vent packed with entertainment and a spectacular fire works display on the Wanaka Lakefront

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  • The Wanaka Wedding Fair

    The Wanaka Wedding Fair

    Join in the country fair atmosphere at Criffel Station Woolshed with entertainment, stalls, fashion parades and a fun filled day. We'll be exhibiting at this event. So if you want to know anything about weddings in Wanaka this is the place to be!

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  • Sovereign Tri Series

    Sovereign Tri Series

    Multi sport event including the Splash 'n' Dash, Short Off Road Triathlon, The Short Distance and for those game enough - the Standard Distance

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  • Challenge Wanaka

    Challenge Wanaka

    Wanaka and the region's most spectacular triathlon event. Total of 226 km split between swimming, biking and running.

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