Discover a selection of 407 holiday rentals in Wanaka that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including internet/WiFi and fireplace. Prices start at £ 70 per night, and houses and flats & apartments are popular options for a stay in Wanaka. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

The charming city of Wanaka awaits you

The lake and mountains provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Wanaka. This romantic and walkable city is well known for its skiing, hiking and restaurants. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, Vrbo has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Wanaka

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the area? Travellers enjoy fun activities like skiing and hiking. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Wanaka a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rippon Vineyard (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Wanaka Golf Club (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Puzzling World (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Treble Cone Ski Area (10 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Treble Cone (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Cardrona Adventure Park (14 mi / 22.5 km)

Seasonal weather in Wanaka

Travellers enjoy Wanaka for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in March, August, December or April, when snowfall averages 0 inches and temperatures average 2°F.

Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Wanaka

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Wanaka is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake Wanaka (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Pembroke Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Glendhu Bay (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Mount Iron Lookout (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Lake Hawea (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Crown Range (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Wanaka

Fly into Wanaka (WKA), the closest airport, located 8.4 mi (13.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Queenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.), which is 30 mi (48.3 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Wanaka?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 407 vacation rentals near Wanaka. From 343 houses to 55 flats & apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Wanaka for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.