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Wanaka might just be the perfect walking holiday destination. You choose your location and comfort level.


Wanaka might just be the perfect walking holiday destination. Enjoy a leisurely stroll along Wanaka’s many lake and riverside walking tracks. Try the picturesque locals favourite along the Clutha River or visit one of the outlying communities along the regions many riverside tracks. The spectacular views and landscapes will leave you speechless. There are multiple day walks for all levels of fitness within easy distance of the Wanaka township.


Want to challenge yourself? Trekking is offered for small private groups and families in the majestic Southern Alps of New Zealand. Professional mountain guides will show you the best treks in the Mount Aspiring National Park, all within easy distance of Wanaka. Start your journey into the heart of New Zealand wilderness with a short flight into the mountains. Explore dense temperate rain forest and some of the finest mountain terrain New Zealand has to offer. There is a range of trips to suit your current fitness and experience level.


How about a walking holiday in the snow? Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you can’t go trekking! Enjoy a different experience in the backcountry. Slap on a pair of snowshoes and venture out for a tour of the Pisa Range close to Wanaka. This is the easy way to cruise over rolling hills and experience a unique slice of New Zealand backcountry. No technical gear or experience required.

Release offers unique and memorable experiences. Talk to us about creating an experience that combines your personal choice of the many world-class attractions and adventure opportunities within easy reach of your luxury Wanaka accommodation.

What our customers say

  • "Thank you for sharing your wonderfully well considered and beautiful property with our extended family for our Papa Wal's 70th Birthday celebrations. We had a magical week exploring the surrounds and sublime nature. We will be back! Best Wishes for 2017 for you all."

    Jimmy Thompson & Angie Borges Rodrigues,

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