Destination guide

The beautiful city of Lake Hayes awaits you

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Lake Hayes. This scenic and relaxing city is known for its lake, cheese shops and mountain views. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Lake Hayes

Are you searching for things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Lake Hayes a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Coronet Peak Ski Area (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Amisfield Winery (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Amisfield (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Millbrook Resort Golf Course (2.6 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Arrowtown Golf Course (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Alpine Aqualand (4 mi / 6.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Lake Hayes

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Lake Hayes is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Skippers Canyon (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Queenstown Gardens (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Bob's Peak (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Moke Lake (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Crown Range (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Cecil Peak (12.4 mi / 20 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Lake Hayes

Fly into Queenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.), the closest airport, located 4.1 mi (6.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Wanaka (WKA), which is 28.1 mi (45.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Lake Hayes, NZ?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 683 vacation rentals near Lake Hayes. From 399 house rentals to 201 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Lake Hayes for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Lake Hayes?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Lake Hayes. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Amisfield Winery: 728 vacation rentals
  • Amisfield: 728 vacation rentals
  • Queenstown Mall: 694 vacation rentals
  • Arrowtown Golf Course: 741 vacation rentals
  • Gibbston Valley Winery: 746 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lake Hayes listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Lake Hayes?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 399 Houses in Lake Hayes. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Lake Hayes include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 201 rentals available
  • Villas: 24 rentals available
  • Cabins: 20 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Lake Hayes?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 17 vacation rentals with pool available in Lake Hayes. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.