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Wanaka Haven

Central Otago and the Southern Lakes, New Zealand

Located a ten-minute drive from town, Wanaka Haven is a luxury guesthouse with just five rooms. There is a beautiful outdoor terrace and outdoor heated swimming pool with mountain views, the perfect place to unwind after adventures in the area.

At a Glance

  • Five luxuriously appointed bedrooms each with king sized beds

  • Outdoor heated swimming pool and deck with mountain views

  • Premium King Room enjoys the morning sunshine and lots of natural light

  • Couples and families warmly welcomed

Couples, Family, Honeymoon

Insider's View

The lodge has mountain bikes available to borrow - a great way to explore the surrounding area.

Scott Dunn team

Insider's View

Take one of the property bikes and set off on a little exploration into nature.

Anna Chaplin

Insider's View

The property has an outdoor swimming pool which is heated in the summer; great to cool off in after a busy day in Wanaka.

Charlotte Winter

Call us on 858 345 1762 to start planning your vacation to Wanaka Haven or take a look at our itineraries to Central Otago and the Southern Lakes


A luxury guesthouse just outside town, Wanaka Haven is a stylish base for enjoying the stunning scenery and abundant activities available in this part of New Zealand. Wanaka Haven has five guest rooms and welcomes couples, honeymooners and families. Owned and run by the lovely Anne-Mie, originally from Belgium, the guesthouse has a real home from home feeling.

There is a lounge with fireplace, dining area and large glass floor-to-ceiling windows which take in views across the gardens of the Southern Alps mountains. There's a lovely outside terrace area with comfy seats, more dining space and a barbecue which you can use to rustle up a feast in the summer months. A heated swimming pool is one of the real highlights here, along with loungers, offering a great place to unwind after a few days of adventures in and around Wanaka.

All of the rooms are stylishly decorated, and three have mountain views whilst two are on the side of the property, overlooking the lawns. All have TV and DVD player, air conditioning and WiFi. The premium room is the best room and has a super king sized bed, a bathtub as well as shower in the ensuite and two large windows.

Breakfasts are provided daily and you have a huge choice of superb restaurants in Wanaka to choose from for lunches and dinners. There are mountain bikes available to borrow, too - a great way to explore the surrounding area.


Families are warmly welcomed here, and the owners have their own children so are happy to accommodate children of any age. Rollaway beds and cots can be arranged in advance, and can be added to any rooms. Two of the rooms have a door that can separate them from the rest of the lodge, ideal for families looking for a bit of additional privacy.

Location & Directions

Central Otago and the Southern Lakes, New Zealand

Located in a rural area just before Wanaka town itself, Wanaka Haven is just a ten minute drive from the town center and lake. The setting is tranquil and there are lovely mountain views from the terrace and swimming pool.

When to go

The climate in New Zealand is incredibly pleasant, with warm and balmy summers and cold crisp winter months with wonderful clear, blue skies. The warmer high-season months of November to April are perfect for outdoor exploration. The colder months of June to August are the best time to ski.

Both North and South Islands are drier on the east coast, rather than on the west, where mountain ranges act as a trap for the moisture-rich winds from the Tasman Sea. It is also worth remembering that it is usually a few degrees cooler on the South Island than the North Island and as New Zealand has a maritime climate, the weather can change rapidly.

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Call us on 858 345 1762 to start planning your vacation to Wanaka Haven or take a look at our itineraries to Central Otago and the Southern Lakes

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