Rainy days are sorted
Find what to do on a rainy day in Wanaka. Need a great book to read under a shady tree while the kids paddle in Lake Wanaka. Forget about that instagram fabulousness of Roys Peak, bathed in warm light. Wanaka has indoors sorted with plenty to do and see on rainy days. Add flourish to your Wanaka holiday exploring indoors attractions around Lake Wanaka.
Carrying a wide range of titles from your favourite New Zealand and international authors The Next Chapter bookshop is a haven for lovers of literature and Wanaka’s home of books. Our comprehensive selection covers everything from Penguin classics to modern best-sellers, children’s books, graphic novels and glossy hardbacks.
Next Chapter is part of the Cinema Paradiso complex.
The Illusion Rooms, Puzzle Centre and Maze is an eye opener with baffle, biffle and brain numbing sensory illusions. A classic entertainment for twenty years and more giving families and all age groups somewhere to go when it’s wet and cold. And it’s also a must-go attraction for families. Undeniably awesome with a great selfie moment even before you reach the entrance. We are not going to spoil the moment, check out Puzzling World for yourself.
The magic of childhood is captured with favourite toys reminiscent of everyone’s treasured memento. And the best bit is the play areas and the adult sized pedal cars. You can even picnic indoors. Over 60,000 toys are exhibited making the collection of the world’s largest. For vehicle buffs 20 Civilian and Military aircraft from the 1930’s to 1990’s will wet the appepiate to view the 600 vehicles. In fact it doesn’t matter what the weather is. A must go destination for your Wanaka holiday.
Classic cars, warbirds and wearable creations is the ideal place for a wet morning brunch at the 1950’s Retro Diner. Perhaps coffee with friends. Plan your visit on the first Sunday of the month to experience Cars Over Coffee Breakfast on the first Sunday of the month. The red vinyl chairs, the chequerboard floor set the scene for a unique experience. The museum houses an extensive assortment of luxury American classic automobiles. For Warbirds over Wanaka festival tribute the six fighter aircraft get to annually test their wings.
It is another vintage entertainment centre with outstanding audio quality surround sound in two gold class theatres. The latest film releases as well as Art House titles offer families, couples and singles ample choice what to watch. There are slices of pizza, gourmet snacks, coffee and drinks for every palate.
It is where state of art screens are matched with a classic move theatre vibe. Boutique luxury cinema experience in cosy sofas, perhaps you score the old Morris Minor seats, a cafe, dining menu and homemade ice cream. A MUST DO FOR FILM BLUFFS. A truly a memorable movie experience
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