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Frequently asked questions
Wanaka offers cheap accommodation options and a variety of places to visit, making it a great getaway spot for budget travellers. In addition to its well-known attractions such as Lake Wanaka, this destination is home to Wanaka Lavender Farm and Crown Range, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
Expedia has 11 hotels in Wanaka that are ideal if you are watching your pennies.
Weather is probably a major factor when you plan your trip to Wanaka, but bear in mind that cheaper options are usually available when the weather isn’t as good. The hottest months are usually January and February, with an average temperature of 11°C, while the coldest months are July and June, with an average of 5°C. Average annual precipitation for Wanaka is 1073 mm.
Wanaka attracts visitors with its major shopping area and fantastic dining options, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions that interest you most, such as Lake Wanaka, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. Check out the local culture at Gallery Thirty Three and Warbirds & Wheels, or visit other spots like Picture Lounge.
Looking at these ways to get around Wanaka can help keep you on budget. The closest airport is 5.5 mi (8.8 km) away from the centre in Wanaka (WKA). If that doesn’t suit your budget, you can book a flight to Queenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.), located 30 mi (48.2 km) away. Wanaka might not have many public transport options to choose from so renting a car could be a reasonable alternative to explore more of the area.
Recent Reviews in Wanaka
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"Clean, comfortable and central to everything! Loved our stay - spa pool is great :) "
A verified traveller stayed at Club Wyndham Wanaka, Trademark Collection by Wyndham