An Autumn Wedding

A beautiful autumn Wanaka Wedding

Jess and Dan had a stunning day for their wedding ceremony & reception at Maple Lodge on 19 March. The maple trees turned on their fabulous Autumn display and the day  was perfectly sunny and calm. With 20 guests it was the perfect intimate celebration with their family and friends. See more of Jess & Dan's Wedding photos on Flickr Wanaka Catering provided fabulous food, Bev Clark acted … [Read more...]

First signs of autumn

Stunning Maple Tress at Maple Lodge Wanaka

March has arrived with the first signs of autumn appearing everywhere. The leaves on the maple trees at Maple Lodge Wanaka are starting to turn into their beautiful autumn colours with a range of reds, oranges and yellows creating a stunning cloak to welcome in the autumn season. The days are still bright and sunny in Wanaka where autumn is one of the best seasons for awesome photographs and … [Read more...]

Happy Valentine’s Day

A Romantic Break

Valentine’s Day is celebrated in a variety of ways across the world. In Italy, romantic songs and poems are the theme of the day. Whereas in many other European countries, USA, Canada, Australia and NZ  lovers exchange cards and more often these days, romantic gifts such as jewellery, chocolate and flowers. Wanaka has been listed in the Time Life's Top 10 Most Romantic Places. So why not suprise y … [Read more...]

New Restaurant Guide

The Landing & Thai Siam Resturants

See the new page on our blog which is our guide to restaurants in Wanaka, New Zealand based on the experiences of ourselves and our guests. You can also view this guide on New Zealand. com … [Read more...]

Amazing U-FLy Experience

CIMG0771 U-Fly Originally uploaded by Maple Lodge Wanaka Both Paul & Berny from Maple Lodge Wanaka had a fantastic time with Ruth from U-FLy with a trip over Lake Wanaka. It is an awesome way to see the lake and its surrounding area and you get to fly the plane! The small Tecnam plane flies low over the lake so you get to see everything below you in great detail and if you just want to sit … [Read more...]