Paradiso Cinema, Wanaka

#1 of 79 in Nightlife in South Island
Movie Theater · Fun & Games
This small classic movie theatre located in Wanaka is a real find. Comfy old sofas, an old Morris Minor, a cafe & bar serving delicious meals before, during or after the movie. Homemade icecream, world-famous hot cookies fresh every intermission & a warm welcome from the friendly staff & Patron. Loads of guides list the cinema as a "must do" & it is truly a memorable movie experience!
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  • I really enjoyed my visit here, I was the only person there when i went and the staff were really responsive allowing the movie to play through as i didnt need the break. The theatre room itself was.....  more »
  • What a cool cinema! Loved the whole set up & vibe! So cool sitting & relaxing in comfy couches! Loved the hot cookies at half time too! This is a super cool place to go :)  more »
  • This place has such a unique and original vibe! We went there on a rainy day and were caught by surprise. The movie halls are small and quaint, with comfy couches and cushions and blankets. There’s an intermission when you can get hot cookies! The mini restaurant in the theatre has a great and healthy selection of snacks and appetizers.
  • So much fun! We went on a rainy day in Wanaka and I’m so glad we did. A cinema with so much character, real sofas and an intermission so you don’t need to sit through dying for a pee or dreaming of all the snacks you didn’t get.

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