The annual Wanakafest festival is held in Wanaka, Central Otago, New Zealand. Our town’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 travellers choose the home of the Wanakafest as a base to indulge in their passion, be this boating, hiking, climbing, skiing or mountain biking, just to name just a few. The Wanaka Story
There are a variety of ways to get to here: air, coach or self drive. The Queenstown Airport is a 45 minute drive. Christchurch and Dunedin Airports take between 4 and 5 hours to drive to and are linked by a good bus services and car rentals. Use the Lake Wanaka website to access more information on each of these methods as well as additional information about Wanaka and the surrounding areas.