Walking & Hiking
Just a few minutes drive from the Lake Wanaka foreshore, Albert Town is an exciting hub for a huge range of activities on offer. The greater Wanaka track network runs right past the back gate with walking and mountain biking trails linking to attractions and activities in every direction.
The Deans Bank mountain bike track is right across the river and the more challenging trails of Sticky Forest just a 10 minute bike ride away. There are mountain bike trails in four different directions offering many kilometres of single track biking for all abilities.
Experiences we recommend
food & drinks
A modern sharing restaurant and bar focussing on quality seasonal dishes. Inspired from global flavours to deliver innovative sharing style plates in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere with a carefully curated wine list with a mix of local and international varietals complement Kika's eclectic style.
Open Daily 5.30pm until late.
Maude Tasting Room
Situated directly above the picturesque Wanaka township, the Maude Wines Tasting Room, provides the perfect place for wine lovers to experience Maude Wines.
Thursday 12pm - 5pm
Friday 12pm - 5pm
Saturday 12pm - 5pm
Sunday 12pm - 5pm
Hook Wanaka - Lake to Plate
Catch your own salmon and Hook will prepare it for you to dine-in or takeaway. Unique interactive family-friendly fishing + dining experience in Albert Town, Wanaka.
Thursday - Sunday 11am-7pm
Heli Skiing & Skiing
Ski or Snowboard options are plentiful in Wanaka. Look no further than world renowned Cardrona Resort & Treble Cone ski areas. Or if the once-in-a-lifetime Heliskiing ticks the box, loads of options are on offer for you to explore the mountains by air and ski or snowboard untracked terrain – all with the stunning backdrop of the Southern Alps.
Wanaka Lavender Farm
Wānaka Lavender Farm is just a few minutes from Wānaka, where you can experience 20 acres of beautiful lavender fields, farm animals & display gardens. Enjoy a walk through the flowers, play a garden game, unwind over a cup of herbal tea & indulge in our lavender ice-creams.
Monday - Sunday 9am-5pm
Wanaka Wine Tours
Wanaka Wine Tours can meet you at your accommodation and take you on a fun and informative “mini-tour” of our local vineyards. We have a number of different wineries available on any one day from iconic wineries with breathtaking views, to boutique wineries not generally open to the public where you will have an opportunity to speak to the winemaker or vineyard owner, while tasting their wines.
Climb the world’s highest waterfall cable climb, in Wanaka New Zealand or try our NEW! Canyon and Heli-Hike adventures. Join experienced guides on one of Wildwire’s adventures.
Experiences that connect you with Wanaka’s raw natural beauty through our conservation focused High Country Walks, Off-Road Safaris and Photography Tours.
Alpine Fishing Guides Wanaka
If fly fishing in and around the Southern Alps of New Zealand sounds appealing then look no further. Guided half, full and multi day float fishing or walk and wade trips for wild South Island rainbow and brown trout.