We believe the following venues represent the best available in Wanaka. There are a range of options to suit most budgets, from self catering to full luxury lodge style accommodation. Just let us know which accommodation you prefer, and we will let you know the configuration options there, as well as book it for you once the details are sorted out. 

Please note payment is to be made directly to the lodging provider (we do not take any commissions).


With lawns stretching right to the waters edge of Lake Wanaka, Edgewater is a welcoming retreat. Wanaka town centre is a 20min stroll along the lakefront. They have a great team of friendly staff, and facilities that mesh perfectly with Wanaka Fly Fishing Academy's programs.

Te Wanaka Lodge 

Set in the heart of Wanaka township, and within easy walking distance of the restaurants and lakefront, Te Wanaka Lodge is a European style 13 bedroom bed and breakfast lodge. Hosts Mandy and Wayne warmly welcome their guests. Highly recommended as a very easy place to base a Wanaka holiday.

The Moorings

Centrally located just across from the lake in downtown Wanaka, The Moorings offer modern 2 and 3 bedroom apartments that are within a stones throw of the many cafes, shops and restaurants that Wanaka has to offer.

Lake Hawea Hotel 

Located 15 minutes drive from Wanaka township, Lake Hawea is a magic place, with the lake and many rivers close by. The Hawea Hotel is now under new ownership, and has been completely refurbished in 2011, including the restaurant. Great menu, warm hospitality, cold beer, plus fishing at your doorstep.


Set in the heart of fly fishing country, Silverpine lodge's view stretches up Lake Hawea towards the famed Hunter river. A 30 minute drive from Wanaka, Silverpine is a real high country retreat, with easy access to many fishing waters. Again, Ian and Craig have fished out of Silverpine for years, and highly recommend it. Hosts Mike and Sue Yates offer genuine New Zealand hospitality, and fully host your stay with superb food and wine. Rates $412pp twin share.

Wanaka Selection 

The Wanaka Selection is a portfolio of stunning holiday accommodation located in the heart of Wanaka. A mix of cosy cottages, stylish apartments, and comfortable houses have been put together to offer comprehensive choice and value.

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