Wanaka is a small town in Central Otago in the South Island of New Zealand, situated on the south side of Lake Wanaka.
The town is surrounded by the awe-inspiring Southern Alps, with spectacular mountains such as the Crown Range, Haast Pass, Roys Peak and Pisa Range and is close to Mount Aspiring National Park (World Heritage Area). Despite the mountainous scenery, the climate is considered to be continental, with fairly warm summers and temperatures that can reach up to 25°C/77°F, and cold winters with frequent snowfalls.
One of the best free-ride/jump parks for mountain bikes in Wanaka is Lismore Park. With numerous successive jumps, it consists one of the best public jump parks in New Zealand and one of the most popular destinations for freestyle mountain bikers. It has many berms and dirt tabletops, as well as some more technical tracks.
Rent or take your bike with you and get ready to perform stunning tricks up in the air!