Destination guide

The scenic city of Lake Hayes awaits you

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Lake Hayes. This scenic and relaxing city is well known for its lake, cheese shops and mountain views. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Lake Hayes

Are you searching for things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Lake Hayes a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Coronet Peak Ski Area (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Amisfield Winery (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Amisfield (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Millbrook Resort Golf Course (2.6 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Arrowtown Golf Course (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Alpine Aqualand (4 mi / 6.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Lake Hayes

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Lake Hayes is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Skippers Canyon (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Queenstown Gardens (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Bob's Peak (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Moke Lake (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Crown Range (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Cecil Peak (12.4 mi / 20 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Lake Hayes

Fly into Queenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.), the closest airport, located 4.1 mi (6.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Wanaka (WKA), which is 28.1 mi (45.3 km) away.

Where to stay near Lake Hayes?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 679 holiday rentals near Lake Hayes. From 396 Houses to 200 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lake Hayes for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Lake Hayes?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Lake Hayes. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Amisfield Winery: 724 holiday rentals
  • Amisfield: 722 holiday rentals
  • Gibbston Valley Winery: 745 holiday rentals
  • Queenstown Event Centre: 702 holiday rentals
  • The Remarkables Ski Area: 727 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lake Hayes listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Lake Hayes?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 396 Houses in Lake Hayes. Our other popular types of Lake Hayes holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 200 holiday houses
  • Villas: 24 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 20 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lake Hayes?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 17 holiday homes with pool available in Lake Hayes. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.