InterCity operates a regular bus from Queenstown to Wanaka.

The InterCity bus leaves Queenstown at Athol Street and arrives in Wanaka at the Log Cabin on the Lakefront, 100 Ardmore Street. Your journey will take approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes.

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About Wanaka

Wanaka is a small town in the Otago region of the South Island, situated at the southern end of the picturesque Lake Wanaka. This particularly beautiful town is surrounded by mountains and is the gateway to the Mount Aspiring National Park.

An attractive destination for visitors who love getting stuck in to thrilling outdoor activities, there's an abundance of outdoor activities on offer. You could try skiing and snowboarding, hiking and biking and your choice of water activities such as kayaking, jet boating, boat cruising and fishing. This is just a small sample of what you can do in the great outdoors in Wanaka! 

If you're a night owl you'll want to see the dark skies over Wanaka. With very little light pollution and clear skies, you'll see shooting stars, constellations and if you're lucky the Aurora Australis.

Wanaka is also a family friendly destination offering plenty of fun things that both big and little kids will enjoy. A visit to the National Transport and Toy Museum will be enjoyed by vehicle and toy enthusiasts alike while the Dinosaur Park on the lakefront is the perfect spot for a picnic and the chance to burn some energy! For an unforgettable experience, why not pay a visit to the world-famous, mind boggling land of The Puzzling World, with a large maze, rooms of illusion and strange buildings, you'll have so much fun here! 

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It's easy to bus Queenstown to Wanaka with InterCity and the TravelPass and FlexiPass bus passes make it even easier! These bus passes offer affordable and flexible bus travel within a set budget, and you can manage your own travel online!