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Wanaka| Source: Ubaian (Flickr) THINGS TO DO IN WANAKA Located 55 kilometers north east of Queenstown, Wanaka is surrounded my spectacular snow topped mountains mirrored below in the crystal clear waters of Lake Wanaka....

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DAY 4: EXPLORE TOWN AND WINERIES Wanaka is a charming little town built around the beds of the spectacular Lake Wanaka....

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Wanaka is the quaint sister of Queenstown. It is about a 2-hour drive from Queenstown to Wanaka. I decided to do a tandem skydive at Wanaka in the morning slot and set off early in the morning from Queenstown. The weather was great with clear skies and as I jumped off the plane at 12,000 feet I felt a strange tingling sensation in my stomach during the first 45 seconds of free-fall. Sky-diving is a high-risk activity with at least one fatality occurring every 1000 dives. But once the parachute was open, my heart calmed down and the view from above was beyond description. The mountains, trees and lakes looked mesmerisingly beautiful. At that point, I could not thank God enough for this wonderful world and for this experience. I sailed down slowly with a beaming smile on my face and tears in my eyes.For the next two hours, I sat by Lake Wanaka to completely embrace the sky-diving experience with visuals playing back in my head over and over again.

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