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“Beautiful Spot not to be missed”
Review of Lake Wanaka

Lake Wanaka
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Half-Day Kayak Tour on Lake Wanaka
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US$178.82*
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Half-Day Jet Boat and Wilderness Walk from Wanaka
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US$156.37*
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Mount Cook to Wanaka Tour
Ranked #1 of 75 things to do in Wanaka
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Reviewed 19 August 2014

Lake Wanaka is a breathtaking scenic view. We had snow capped mountains around us and it is just beautiful. Access to the lakefront is unhindered. On a sunny day, a picnic on the shoreline is a must.

Thank Sue R
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Reviewed 19 August 2014

Only spent about 3 days within our trip of NZ in Wanaka, but wished it was a lot more. Stayed in a lovely motel type set-up & it was superb, with 'Doug the dog' as host. Could easily live in the area for good. Hopefully going back next year (2015) and spend a little more time seeing roundabouts. Restaurants are exceptional as are the people there....

Thank Rob_225
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Reviewed 19 August 2014

Loved the Lake - you can sit and watch the mood of the Lake change, just beautiful :) Great walking tracks around the Lakes edge, longest (I think) is out to Glendhu Bay

Thank Anne M
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Reviewed 18 August 2014

Lake Wanaka is awesome and has great views. It is so calm and serene to be around the lake. The backdrop to the lake is awesome too.... nice walkways around the lake and cafe's are nice too. it was a great feeling to be at such a nice and quiet place with the family.

Thank Robstar007
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Reviewed 15 August 2014

Buy yourself a coffee from one of the many cafes and just sit by the lake and enjoy the great view!! The resident ducks are friendly enough and will waddle over to you. There is a great park for the little ones. Watersports are available. The whole area is very well maintained.

Thank Julie T
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