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“Beautiful pristine lake”
Review of Lake Wanaka

Lake Wanaka
Ranked #1 of 81 things to do in Wanaka
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

It is an amazing lake like so many here in NZ. I had been here before but never went for a walk around it. Walked around to the SW corner where the famous Wanak tree is located. Look for the crowds. Spectacular scenery

Thank DavidGA986
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

What can I say. What an amazing site to see.

Naturally beautiful and the snowed capped mountains in Autumn just topped it off!

Thank Maria B
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

very peaceful place, the farther around the lake you walk from the wanaka jet boats and water sports. you're watching the birds, sitting on the famous wanaka tree that is submerged in water, and suddenly a drone flies too close to the tree and disturbs the birds' and your peace. Then a motorboat roars past. Then a jet ski adds its noise to your otherwise quiet lakeside meandering. Wish the lake didn't allow these motorboat/jetski sports. SUP and kayaking are enough IMO to maintain the serenity of this gorgeous lake.

Thank Paprika25
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful lake and seeing it from various locations including the viewpoint on the road from Haast is worthwhile stopping. Even better is to park your car in the numerous lots around the town and walk along the banks of the lake all the way past the Wanaka Tree area. Different lighting on the hillsides and mountains makes for a magical view.

Thank Happytraveller604
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

If you are in the South Island Of New Zealand, this is a must see! This lake, with the Wanaka township on its southern shores, is just stunning, be sure to see it at sun rise and set, simply breath taking

Thank Pahlut01
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