Village life, accommodation and nightlife
Off the slopes life goes on in the town of Wanaka about 20 miles away, or in Queenstown 35 miles away. Wanaka is the quieter of the two and more relaxed place with a number of cool bars and plenty of cafes.
If you get to know the right people you'll be able to join in on the popular past time of 'Keg' parties.
Overall, prices for accommodation are good and affordable.READ NEXT: Mountain statistics