Welcome to OCULA Wanaka

Nestled in the heart of Wanaka, surrounded by beautiful mountains and the serene Lake Wanaka, OCULA is the go-to for eyecare excellence. Our heritage store and headquarters is located in one of the most picturesque towns in New Zealand.

Home to our founders, Danielle and Johnny Winstone and their young family. OCULA started its journey on Ardmore Street and is now located on Helwick Street. By offering a great selection of optical frames and sunglasses, plus technologically advanced equipment, our team of optometrists and eyewear specialists will find the right eyecare solution for you. The picturesque town serves as a perfect backdrop to the state-of-the-art facilities and experienced professionals who make us a premier destination.

Already booked an appointment?

Thank you for choosing OCULA Wanaka! We’re looking forward to you visiting our practice! We want to ensure your visit runs smoothly from start to finish. Here are a few things to keep in mind ahead of your visit:

  • Complete our Welcome Form at least a day before your appointment.

  • Be sure to bring your current pair of glasses with you or your current contact lenses.

  • Parking: Parking can be found on Helwick Street or surrounding roads to the practice. Please allow for more than 1 hour, and be aware our parking warden is very good at their job!

  • Bus: Upon arrival, check in at one of the reception desks downstairs. You will be ushered upstairs where you’ll relax in our waiting room until your optometrist greets you.

  • For your time with us, please allow 1.5 hours. While this may likely be less, allowing for this time will ensure our team dedicates all the time and care your eyes deserve.

New to OCULA?

Our expertise lies in conducting thorough eye examinations using state-of-the-art technology to assess and address visual health. As skilled optometrists, we provide personalised solutions for prescription eyewear, including spectacles and contact lenses, ensuring optimal vision correction tailored to individual needs. Committed to proactive eye health, we offer screenings for conditions such as glaucoma and macular degeneration.

Whether you're seeking routine eye care or specialised vision services, OCULA is dedicated to delivering excellence in optometry in Wanaka. Besides our clinical offering, we also have a beautiful collection of hand-crafted, boutique frames sourced from eyewear designers all over the world. Our Eyewear Consultants provide expert styling to guarantee you choose the perfect frame for your eyewear wardrobe.