Frequenty Asked Questions
How much does it cost to live in Wanaka?
Renting a room in Wanaka can cost anywhere from $100 – $150 NZD per week. Some will be inclusive of utilities and internet whist others will be additional. Wanaka has a weekly Newsletter called, ‘The Messenger’, this is a great place to find rooms. Read the online version here.
What is there to do after dark?
Like most ski towns Wanaka has a big selection of bars and restaurants. For more information on these visit our evening entertainment page.
What facilities are available in Wanaka?
Whilst Wanaka is reasonably small, almost everything you need is available in the town itself. There are banks, medical centres, a supermarket, etc etc. Read more in the About Wanaka section.
Is it possible to commute from Queenstown?
Yes, but it does take a little longer and you have to drive over the Crown Range. This road can sometimes close and when there is a lot of snow the drive can take much longer in bad weather.