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Bars and nightlife in Wanaka

Top bars

Cinema
“An absolutely lush cinema - our favourite! Book online or over the phone. ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Bar
“We have never been to this french restaurant, but apparently it has beautiful food! On the more pricey side.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Bar
“Gin and Raspberry offers a relaxed space to enjoy a cocktail or two on a beautiful open balcony with the best views in Wanaka. The Gin & Raspberry cocktail is a MUST!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Wine Bar
“Craft Beer lovers will find themselves here. Fabulous cocktails, with lots of live music. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Bar
“Good style and size South Island food with some kiwi favourites-Seafood chowder, Lamb, Steak, Salmon etc”
  • 17 locals recommend
Bar
“cozy outdoor setting with two fire- places, theres a pool hall type bar next door and a great pizza restaurant”
  • 8 locals recommend
Pub
“Great live music most nights from 9pm-ish, bit of a grungy Irish bar, but great beer, pizza and atmosphere into the early hours. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“Good mix of food types with yummy curly fries. We love the salt and pepper calamari.”
  • 6 locals recommend

Nightclubs

Bar
“feels like you are in someones lounge...pretty interesting and creative cocktails”
  • 5 locals recommend
Home Goods Store
“Concept store owned by Ben and Amanda - come and relax on this contemporary sheepskin furniture and say hi to your co-hosts!”
  • 1 local recommends

Music venues

Concert Hall
“Dual Image is a fully equipped, 16 meter power catamaran, ideally suited to scenic cruising on Lake Wanaka. She is a full displacement catamaran weighing 22 tonnes, making her comfortable in any conditions encountered on Lake Wanaka. Her design ensures all guests enjoy their cruising experience to the fullest. Your trained crew are dedicated to offering a scenic cruising experience with a twist of indulgence and a high degree of personal service.”
  • 1 local recommends
Concert Hall
Concert Hall
“I went on the Jetboat across the lake and onto the river. Its a hour trip where you get to see the lake and Wanaka from the other side.. they also stop by the "Wanaka Tree".. great photo not everyone gets!”
  • 1 local recommends
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