Boating on Lake Hawea

Whether it's jet boating or lake cruises you are after - Lake Hawea, Lake Wanaka, and the Clutha, Hawea, Makarora, Matukituki, or Hunter Rivers offer something for everyone.The rivers flow from the glaciers and mountains of the Mount Aspiring National Park, and many of them are braided and ever changing, making jet boating all the more exhilarating. Jet boating tours are available down several of the rivers.Boat cruises' are also available on Lake Wanaka (15 minutes from Lake Hawea Hotel). Lake Wanaka, New Zealand's fourth largest lake offers secluded beaches, bays and bush clad islands.Lake Hawea is one of the best fresh water fishing lakes in the South Island. If you have your own boat, The Lake Hawea Hotel is situated 500m from the Lake Hawea boat ramp. We have plenty of parking on the hotel premises for your boat.