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Wanaka Homestead is owned by New Zealander, Kaalene Shale, and her Scottish Highlander husband, Allan McAndie. Parents to young twin boys, it was the Wanaka lifestyle, strong community feeling and the connection to the great outdoors that attracted them to the area.

Having studied in Dunedin and traveled extensively around the South Island, Kaalene kept being pulled back to Wanaka for its breathtaking landscape, the lake & the warm, welcoming people. From a small town in Scotland, Allan felt exactly the same way after just one visit. The result, is Wanaka Homestead. Small and lovingly run, the Homestead prides itself on providing a warm, friendly welcome, and a home away from home for all who walk through the front door.

Certificate of Excellence 2018

Travellers’ Choice 2019

Qual Mark
Bronze Certificate: Apartment

Qual Mark
Bronze Certificate: Bed & Breakfast

NZ Tourism Sustainability Commitment
Guest Review Awards 2018