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From NZD 2950.00

Minaret Station Lodge - Mountain Hideaway

The Alpine Lodge at Minaret Station is a unique New Zealand wilderness experience. Remote but easily accessible from Wanaka by a short helicopter flight.


Minaret Station Alpine Lodge is the epitome of comfort and luxury in the wilds of the Southern Alps.

Accessible only by helicopter, Minaret Station treats guests to an exclusive and authentic experience framed by the rugged beauty of it’s secluded mountain landscape. Guests will enjoy a level of comfort and style never before available in New Zealand’s wilderness.

Your hosts and proprietors the Wallis family, are proud to have been born and raised in the Southern Lakes region and have a lifetime’s intimate knowledge of the area and it’s spectacular landscapes.

Guests are hosted exclusively, or as part of a group, in one of just four luxuriously appointed Chalets. Experience the privacy, warmth and comfort of tasteful high country design. Minimum stay is 2 nights.

4 x Super King (split)

  • Unique Wilderness Lodge
  • Stunning glacial valley location
  • Accessible only by helicopter
  • Exclusive or group hosting
  • King sized bed (split)
  • En-suite bathroom and dressing room
  • Private in-deck Hot Tub
  • Sheepskin carpets
  • Mountain Kitchen & Dining Room
  • Private chef
  • Library and wine cellar
  • Two separate living areas in lodge
Rates and Inclusions


Minaret Station (Hosted)
Per night, based on 2 adults (inclusive of GST)

Apline Chalet : from $NZ 2,950.00

(Peak Season Rates Apply)

Heli-transfers from Wanaka or Queenstown: from $NZ 1800/adult
Children welcome: POA
Minimum stay: 2 nights

(Peak time rates & minimum night stays apply)


Private guide for hiking from the lodge

Nightly pre-dinner drinks and canapes

Nightly multi-course gourmet dinner with paired wine

Full daily breakfast

An extensive selection of beverages


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What our customers say

  • Thanks for once again for helping to make my visit to Wanaka a great experience. I have rented beautiful homes from you the past two years and they have been perfect in every way. From your staff meeting me at the property to show me how everything works, to the welcome gift basket with breads and wine, a well stocked kitchen, all the toiletries, bathrobes — I immediately felt comfortable and at home. It's really nice to know that from 8000 miles away I can contact Release Wanaka and you will take care of me and I don’t have to worry about a thing. 5-Stars!! I look forward to doing it again next year. Thanks again. Michael Z

    Michael Z, USA

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