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Escape The Madness

Posted by Release Wanaka on August 02, 2018

Escape The Madness

Flying into Queenstown International Airport you may be struck by the people, queues and traffic, it’s a busy place!! As the tourist population rate grows rapidly, it is always a bonus to find a unique location away from the madness.  Just 1-hour drive away from Queenstown, over the stunning Crown Range Road, you will discover the charming town of Wanaka

wanaka or queenstown summer

Wanaka is located at the gateway to the Mount Aspiring National Park in the South Island of New Zealand. Like Queenstown, Wanaka sits by a lake, has spectacular mountain views and offers amazing outdoor/adventure activities without the hordes of people.  Yes, it is a lot smaller and doesn’t have the number of shops, restaurants and bars that Queenstown offers, but it does have stylish shops, award winning restaurants and a bar to suit everyone. It’s all about quality not quantity, right?

Staying at one of our luxury holiday rentals, with all your family and friends under one roof, you are not only treated to spacious, luxurious surroundings , you are offered truly local advice. Our local team here at Release Wanaka can point you in the right direction to experience the surrounding area without the crowds.

Reasons to visit Wanaka instead of Queenstown

So don’t waste time sitting in traffic or waiting in a huge queue for a burger, come and experience a place where you can relax, unwind and easily find a seat at an excellent local restaurant! 

For more information about any of our properties and the best time to visit this area contact our team at Release Wanaka here.