Explore in Albert Town
Walking & Hiking
Just a few minutes drive from the Lake Wanaka foreshore, Albert Town is an exciting hub for a huge range of activities on offer. The greater Wanaka track network runs right past the back gate with walking and mountain biking trails linking to attractions and activities in every direction.
Exceptional day hikes include the Clutha Track, Outlet Track, Mt Iron, Grandview, Mt Roy, Mt Isthmus & Rob Roy Glacier to name a few.
Lake Wanaka tree.
Mt Grandview looking over Hawea.
The Deans Bank mountain bike track is right across the river and the more challenging trails of Sticky Forest just a 10 minute bike ride away. There are mountain bike trails in four different directions offering many kilometres of single track biking for all abilities.
Food & Wine
If food and wine is your thing, look no further than Maude wines who continues to go from strength to strength with each new vintage. The Maude Tasting Room is located on Golf Course Rd overlooking Lake Wanaka.
We are very proud of yet another Central Otago vineyard and along with other premier producers like Prophets Rock, you have come to the right place!
Hook – lake to plate – is a unique interactive family-friendly fishing + dining experience in Albert Town, Wanaka. Catch your own salmon and Hook will prepare it for you to dine-in or takeaway.
Skiing & Snowboarding
Winter is a wonderful time in the region as we host skiers and snow sports enthusiasts from around the world. Just 35 minutes from gate to carpark of either of the ski fields, both Cardrona and Treble Cone offer a huge amount of terrain for all abilities. After skiing you can enjoy apres ski drinks at the Albie Tavern at Albert Town.
World famous trout fishing at the renowned Deans Bank is just a few hundred metres away, and other water activities like swimming, jet boating, kayaking, rafting and even river surfing are all immediately accessible. In summer you’ll even see the local kids doing ‘bombs’ off the Albert Town bridge from the rear of the property.
Drift Fishing for Trout, Clutha River, Wanaka, New Zealand. Picture by Barry Bland 24/4/04 More info sent to Steve Brown via email. MODEL RELEASED
Swimming & Paddle Boarding
Paddle Wānaka can cater to all levels, ages, and abilities making their kayak or paddleboarding trips a fantastic family-friendly activity. Paddle Wānaka also provides Island Shuttles, Instruction and Tailor-made Trips. There is something for everyone to enjoy!
A place to stay
Alpine Junction has a range of accommodation solutions for people who are coming to explore our fantastic region. Complimented by an extensive range of facilities including great coffee + pastries, lunch & dinner options, general supermarket & laundromat services – Alpine Junction is the place to be.
A place to connect
The Pembroke Patisserie, The Albie Tavern, and Albie Takeaway are all great reasons to come and visit us at Albert Town. Great coffee, fantastic food, premium New Zealand wines and 12 beers on tap!
Albert Town 4 Square, Liquorland & the Missing Sock Laundromat complete the precinct offering in Albert Town.