Country: New Zealand
Cost: A few Dollars
Date: 13th October 2002
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Location: Nice 50km drive over the Crown Range.
Wanaka is a beautiful town located on the Shores of lake Wanaka in the heart of the Southern lakes. In winter it offers some of the best skiing in the Southern Hemisphere and is one of the largest ski resorts in New Zealand with loads on offer apart from skiing. In Summer there is a wide variety of adventure sports, walking, cycling, swimming, and sightseeing. If that's not enough Stuart Landsborough's Puzzling World offers a huge 3D maze to get lost in. I managed to complete it in a little over an hour.
The Warbird's Museum offers a large collection of WWII fighter planes and the Transport Museum must have well over a thousand vehicles of every description. One of the highlights for me was a Toyota Landcruser that was ordered in the 1970's. Instead of the farmer getting "fire-engine red" that was ordered he got a red fire-engine.
26th January 2006
View over lake Wanaka taken from Treble cone
Posted by: steve
Date: Sunday, 12th May 2002 01:18 PM
I love just about everything about NZ and Wanaka is a real highlight, but as far as skiing goes I wouldent touch the country with a long stick, Eurpoe/N America it isent.
Date: Sunday, 16th April 2006 10:47 PM
Who needs 97 ski lifts... You can have an amazing day with just two. When Treble
Cone has good snow it's as good anything I have skied in Europe. And if you
can't ski.. The view is well worth a look.
Posted by: OVGuillermo - vhfwzic288[at]mail dot ru
Date: Saturday, 25th August 2007 12:14 AM
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Posted by: tia getson - getsoninlove[at]yahoo dot ca
Date: Tuesday, 18th September 2007 12:00 AM
It was really nice to come to N.Z. with my new boyfriend. everything was so
beautiful. The skiing was amazing, even though i dont know how, he helped me.
very romantic. It was a shame my friend didn\'t have a nice time like me, her and
her new fiancee did not have a very good time. But thank you sooo much for
making wanaka otago such a nice place. For sure i will be returning. (maybe for
my hunneymoon ;)... )
Posted by: Mike Hunt - mikerocks[at]hotmail dot com
Date: Friday, 21st September 2007 09:49 AM
I just got back from my awesome trip in New Zealand,and I loved it.My tan is
beautiful and my partner also loves it;)We had fun,went swimming in the cool
ocean and we also went to the moutains and did some hiking:).Anyhow I\'m going
out for the night,so I must be on my way.Hope you all love it if you visit as
well...Love Mike Hunt
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