Wanaka and the Southern Lakes

from £976
excluding flights *
5 nights Year round


Calm and tranquillity distinguishes Lake Wanaka from Queenstown, which it virtually matches for scenery and adventure offering a range of activities including walking, mountain biking, 4WD adventures, sky diving and jet boating as well as the perfect location to simply relax and unwind. The calm waters of the lake reflect the incredibly scenic backdrop of Mt Aspiring and the Southern Alps – this is Lord of the Rings country at its very finest!


  • Take a 60-minute scenic helicopter flight over the Mt Aspiring and the Glaciers  
  • Enjoy a half-day Mou Waho Island Lake Cruise including a guided nature walk   
  • Join an exhilarating 4-hour wilderness adventure in Mt Aspiring World Heritage National Park with a half-day Siberia Experience featuring a scenic flight, bush walk and jet boat ride   
  • Spend time at leisure exploring the numerous walking trails or perhaps choose a stunning vineyard in which to sample some superb local wine

What's Included

  • Accommodation in rooms with private bathroom
  • Scenic helicopter flight
  • Mou Waho Island Lake Cruise & guided nature walk
  • Siberia Experience fly-walk-jet boat tour

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Prices & Dates *

Airfares start from around £825 per person and are quoted separately to the holiday price. When enquiring, our Travel Specialists will provide the best fare possible from your preferred airline / airport.

From prices per person based on 2 sharing a room with private bathroom

Departures Duration Accommodation Grade Twin Price (pp)
Year Round 5 nights Edgewater Resort Hotel £1,009
Year Round 5 nights Te Wanaka Lodge Boutique £976
Year Round 5 nights Wanaka Springs Lodge Luxury £1,130

Please note that Te Wanaka Lodge has a minimum 5 night stay during the period 15 July-15 September. Edgewater Resort includes free breakfast for stays of 5+ nights.

What's Included

  • Accommodation in rooms with private bathroom
  • Scenic helicopter flight
  • Half-day Mou Waho Island Lake Cruise & guided nature walk
  • Half-day Siberia Experience fly-walk-jet boat tour
  • 24 hour emergency assistance from our team during your holiday
  • No surcharge guarantee

Itinerary & Accommodation

Itinerary & Accommodation


Day 1: arrive Lake Wanaka

Under your own arrangements and spend the remainder of today at your leisure.

Day 2: Lake Wanaka

A 20-minute scenic helicopter flight is included with Aspiring Helicopters before spending the rest of the day exploring at your own pace.

Day 3: Mou Waho Island

Join a half day morning or afternoon Mou Waho Island Lake Cruise & Guided Nature Walk tour with Eco Wanaka Adventures. Includes hotel pick up and drop off.

Day 4: exploring Lake Wanaka

Spend a full day at your leisure.

Day 5: Wanaka - Makarora - Wanaka

Meet the Southern Alps Air Limited flight crew at Makarora Wilderness Resort for a half-day Siberia Experience Fly-Walk-Jetboat tour. Make your way back to Lake Wanaka for your final night.

Day 6: depart Lake Wanaka

Under your own arrangements.

Wanaka Springs Lodge

New Zealand

Grade: Superior

Type: Luxury Lodge

This boutique lodge offers generous New Zealand hospitality with 8 rooms set amongst a magnificent landscaped garden.

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Edgewater Resort Hotel, Wanaka

New Zealand

Grade: Superior

Type: Hotel

With a lakefront location that offers lake and mountain views, this resort hotel in Wanaka has 104 rooms in one of the country's most notoriously beautiful areas.

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