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How Much Does it Cost To Fly To Wanaka?

One-way flights were as low as NZ$62 and round trip flights were NZ$128 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Great Places to Fly From

Origin Destination Travel Dates Flights From*
WLG Queenstown 16 Mar. - 20 Mar. NZ$128
CHC Queenstown 17 Mar. - 19 Mar. NZ$144
AKL Queenstown 6 Mar. - 12 Mar. NZ$168
*Prices include taxes and fees
Origin Destination Travel Dates Flights From*
AKL Queenstown 31 Jan. - 3 Feb. NZ$314
CHC Queenstown 30 Jan. - 3 Feb. NZ$324
WLG Queenstown 31 Jan. - 1 Feb. NZ$454
*Prices include taxes and fees

How to book cheap flights

How to cancel a flight to Wanaka due to COVID-19?

Cancellation policies vary across airlines, but many still travel to highly impacted areas. Dates may change frequently across Wanaka as the situation unfolds, so it’s important for travellers to check in with their airline if they have an upcoming flight. Please visit the customer service portal to learn more about your flight policy surrounding COVID-19.

How to get cheap flights to Wanaka?

Get cheap flights to Wanaka from as low as NZ$62 one way or NZ$128 roundtrip right here with Wotif. Need somewhere to stay once you get there? Relax with our price promise. Find a lower price on a hotel or package online up to 24-hours prior to check in and we'll refund the difference.

Which airlines fly to Wanaka?

Airlines serving to Wanaka are Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Jetstar with Bag. You can choose your preferred airline and also departure/arrival times that match your needs.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

Here’s an insider tip: Sunday is typically the cheapest day to fly! Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2019, we found that flights departing on a Sunday generally had the lowest average price, closely followed by flights on a Monday. You might want to think twice about flying on a Saturday too; generally, our data showed that it had the highest average ticket price.

What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?

Guess what? Boring old Wednesday really is the best day to score the cheapest plane tickets. Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2019, we found that flights purchased on a Wednesday had the lowest airfares on average. Booking your plane ticket on a Sunday also seems to score pretty good deals. However, airfares purchased on a Saturday generally have a higher than average ticket value, so you might want to prepare your budget if you’re booking on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

When comparing airfares booked through Wotif in 2019, our data shows October is one of the cheapest months to fly. On the other hand, the December holiday period can be one of the most expensive times to travel, with the highest average ticket price, so it’s best to get in early during peak periods.

How far in advance can you book a flight?

Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It’s possible to start comparing international airfares on Wotif up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to Wotif’s 2019 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing 1-3 weeks prior to travel.

How can I save money on flights?

Looking for clever ways to save on your next trip? Try mixing and matching airlines and fare types. Our data tells us, travellers who booked flights on Wotif in 2019 saved close to 55% off their airfare, when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.

*According to flight demand on from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

Which Airlines Fly To Wanaka?

Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Jetstar with Bag

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Hotels in Wanaka

Edgewater NZ$156
Reviewed on 22 Dec. 2020
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54 Sargood Drive, Wanaka
    4.7 of 5
    4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

    Location good and easy access to walking path lake side.

    Clearbrook Motels Wanaka NZ$148
    Reviewed on 25 Jan. 2021
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    Clearbrook Motels Wanaka

    Clearbrook Motels Wanaka

    72 Helwick Street, corner Upton Street, Wanaka
    Clearbrook Motels Wanaka
      4.7 of 5
      4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      Short walk to town, full kitchen and washer and dryer very handy for our family. Will stay there again

      Alpine Motel NZ$109
      Reviewed on 15 Jan. 2021
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      Alpine Motel

      Alpine Motel

      7 Ardmore Street, Wanaka
      Alpine Motel
        4.4 of 5
        3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

        Alpine Motel was within walking distance to town and the waterfront. The room was spacious and having a separate kitchenette was beyond my expectations.

        Bella Vista Motel Wanaka NZ$119
        Reviewed on 5 Jan. 2021
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        Bella Vista Motel Wanaka

        Bella Vista Motel Wanaka

        2 Dunmore Street, Wanaka
        Bella Vista Motel Wanaka
          4.5 of 5
          4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          Great location, clean and tidy, consistent with Bella Vistas throughout NZ

          ^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on from , as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.