Treble Cone Wins New Zealand’s Best Ski Resort 2013

Treble Cone (Wanaka, NZ) has been announced as the inaugural winner of New Zealand’s Best Ski Resort at the World Ski Awards held in Kitzbuhel, Austria over the weekend.  The World Ski Awards presentation was held in Kitzbuhel, Austria, attended by an audience of snow sports industry professionals and stakeholders from all around the world, to announce the winners which were voted upon online by a … [Read more...]

Garden Visitors

Californian Quail chicks at nesting in autumn leaves at Maple Lodge Wanaka

Spring and early summer bring a host of garden birds including Californian Quail to Maple Lodge Wanaka. These wonderful quirky birds run around the garden and this year they have had a family of a dozen or more super cute chicks. If you are staying at Maple Lodge watch out for them over the next month or so.  #gigatownwanaka   … [Read more...]

Fasten your seatbelts for 2014 Warbirds Over Wanaka

Chocks Away!

Wanaka stages one of the best Warbirds Airshows in the world so fasten your seatbelts for the next Warbirds over Wanaka airshow taking place 18-20 April 2014. Over 80 aircraft are set to take part including old favourites the Kittyhawk, Corsair and Catalina. You will also be able to see some of the famous Warbirds that helped defend freedom during four world conflicts from the Classic fighters … [Read more...]

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

2013 Tripadvisor winner

  Maple Lodge boutique luxury bed and breakfast accommodation in Wanaka is pleased to receive a 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. The TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence is awarded annually to the top performing 10% of all hotels worldwide, and is given to establishments that consistently earn high ratings from members of TripAdvisor. TripAdvisor.com is currently one of the … [Read more...]

Skiing & Snowboarding in Wanaka New Zealand

Thinking of hitting the slopes in  New Zealand? You’re not the only one. It pays to be prepared, know where to go and book ahead. Bus companies run shuttles to the ski fields and accommodation will vary depending on your budget and what you’re looking for. Late April is a good time to book ahead for the winter season which runs between June and September. So why not check out our brilliant Winter S … [Read more...]