Activities

Fairlie TownshipSummer:


Lake Opuha is a 700 hectare man-made lake, built with the purpose of acting as an irrigation reservoir, which offers good fishing. The lake lies hidden away and sheltered within the Fairlie Basin, 12km from Wander Lodge. As well as fishing, the lake is used in summer for boating, kayaking and water skiing.

Lake Tekapo

Lake Tekapo is 30min drive from Wander Lodge. Lake Tekapo is mostly visited for it's magnificent scenery, although it to has great fishing and is used for water sports (being glacier fed it is generally much colder than Lake Ophua)  Lake Tekapo township is definitely worth a visit.  Attractions include:

Tekapo Springs - Hot Pools, Day Spa, Ice Skating, Tubing Luge - tekaposprings.co.nz

Earth & Sky - Stargazing and Mountaintop Cafe - earthandskynz.com

MacKenzie Alpine Horse Treking - maht.co.nz

Fishing

Walking/Tramping

Mountain Biking


Winter:

Skiing/Snow Boarding   
                                                
LocationDrive time from Wander Lodge
 Mt Dobson  30 minutes
 Fox Peak 40 minutes
 Roundhill 1 hour
 Ohau.co.nz 1 hour 45 minutes

    
Fairlie:     
                  Shops
                  Cafes
                  Parks
                  Art Galleries
                  Museum 
                  (For more info on Fairlie visit Fairlienz.com)