Museum in Wanaka

National Transport & Toy Museum

Small armies of Smurfs, Star Wars figurines and Barbie dolls share billing with dozens of classic cars and a mysteriously acquired MiG jet fighter in this vast collection, which fills four giant hangers near the air…
Museum in Wanaka

Warbirds & Wheels

Dedicated to NZ combat pilots, the aircraft they flew and the sacrifices they made, this museum features Hawker Hurricanes, a de Havilland Vampire and lots of shiny, beautifully restored classic cars. There's also a…
Winery in Wanaka


Along with just about the best view of any NZ winery, Rippon has great wine, too. To save fights over who's going to be the designated driver, take a 2km stroll along the lakeside and look out for the track up the h…
Amusement Park in Wanaka

Puzzling World

A 3D Great Maze and lots of fascinating brain-bending visual illusions to keep people of all ages bemused, bothered and bewildered. It’s en route to Cromwell, 2km from town.
Brewery in Wanaka

Wanaka Beerworks

Somewhat incongruously attached to the toy museum, this small brewery’s main beers (Cardrona Gold lager, Brewski pilsner, Treble Cone wheat beer and Black Peak coffee stout) are complemented by those of its sister l…