I chose to go to Wanaka instead of to the party/ski town, Queenstown, but found that there isn't much reason to go to Wanaka in the winter unless you ski or if you have the proper equipment to summit Mt. Roy in snow. I'd already been told that so it was no surprise.
The lake is nice but Tekapo is far better. I did a trail run along the lake for some nice views and then decided to get out of there the next day.
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