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“small town”(38 reviews)
“beautiful lake”(72 reviews)
Wanaka is a gorgeous place on wanaka lake.
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We drove around the lakeside town and it is very picturesque. Not as many boats on the water as you would expect but nice and quiet. The town centre has a lot going on with restaurants and stores. It is very clean.
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I’d forgotten how beautiful it is in Wanaka until I moved back for the winter last season. I’m constantly taking photos of the lakes or the mountains. I love that the town is not too “touristy”. A good range of restaurants & food trucks. Interesting stores fun attractions. And
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The journey from SAN Josef was one f the best trips I’ve ever been on, so much lovely scenery. We stayed in an excellent air B and B, and visited the aircraft museums. The supermarket provided all that we needed. We walked on our final day, a lovely track by the lake. Overall an
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Wanaka has a good restaurant and shopping area. In the neighbourhood are a lot of walking trails, mountainbike tracks, kayak and jet boat possibilities and two beautiful lakes. In winter winter sports are possible within reasonable distance. We enjoyed our stay in Wanaka.
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We spent a week in Wanaka. It's a lovely spot to stay, if a little quiet. The town itself is smallish. There are plenty of nice places to eat and find things such as supermarkets and so on.
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