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Lake Wanaka's Lifestyle Reserve highlights the quality of experience on offer in Lake Wanaka is a rarity, even by New Zealand standards. In the same way wildlife reserves and National Parks have become holiday destinations, the concept of a lifestyle reserve acts as a draw-card for those wanting to experience the ultimate Kiwi lifestyle. It combines spectacular scenery with a genuine sense of community, where operators are passionate about sharing their way of life, environment and what they do. With its new 'Lifestyle Reserve', Lake Wanaka is not only inviting you to experience its exceptional lifestyle but also highlighting the destination's long term commitment to ensuring the quality of their experience is never compromised. Lake Wanaka's spectacular location at the foot of the Southern Alps with the wilderness of the Mt Aspiring National Park nearby makes it a magnet for outdoor lovers the world over. Many of our operators chose Lake Wanaka as a base to indulge in their passion, be this boating, hiking, climbing, skiing or mountain biking, just to name just a few. They're genuinely excited about sharing their knowledge and showing off Lake Wanaka, so that you come to love it as much as they do.

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Location & Travel Info
Country: New Zealand
Region: Southern Lakes Region
Address: Lake Wanaka
Nearest Town: Lake Wanaka
Nearest Airport: Queenstown
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Mount Cook148 cm
Mount Aspiring144 cm
Mount Baw Baw36 cm
Lake Mountain Resort31 cm
Fernie25 cm
Steamboat23 cm
Vail21 cm
Aspen Mountain19 cm
Whistler18 cm
Breckenridge16 cm
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