Wanaka, Central Otago, NZ

Rich autumn colours fringe tranquil lakes and tussock covered hillsides roll on and on towards stunning alpine scenery. A favourite holiday spot for New Zealanders and international visitors alike the area comes alive in winter with ski and snowboarders and over summer anglers and boaties flock to sunny lakesides. Outdoor enthusiasts are spoilt for choice with activities ranging from awe-inspiring scenic flights, magical Lake Wanaka cruising, 4WD safaris, nature walks and jet boating to name a few. One of a kind attractions such as Puzzling World, Cinema Paradiso and a Warbirds and Wheels along with a burgeoning wine industry all add to the attraction of this gorgeous part of the south island and makes it well worth a visit.