Location & Activities

Mountain View Backpackers is just a two minute walk from the centre of town, close to the lakefront, Cinema Paradiso and the supermarket.

Lake Wanaka is in beautiful Central Otago, just one hour’s drive from Queenstown. Wanaka is the perfect base to explore Mt Aspiring National Park and is within driving distance of Mt Cook and the Glaciers. There are so many activities on offer. Whether it’s relaxing and taking in the views by the lake, hiking on one of the many tracks in the area or jumping out of a plane at 15000 ft, there really is something for everyone!

Activities in Wanaka

Events in Wanaka

Warbirds over Wanaka (every second Easter)

Festival of Colour (alternative Easter)