Wanaka is located 276km from Dunedin and 67km from Queenstown. It is famous for its stunning mountain and lakeside setting, making it a base for outdoor activities. The seasons in Wanaka are very distinct, with summers being hot and dry, and winters cold and crisp. Some activities to do in Wanaka are skydiving, plane gliding, and boat trips on the lake. The region is a great place to take beautiful photos.