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Escape to Wanaka, New Zealand and let the Release Wanaka team design your ultimate couples getaway. Are you feeling the urge to get away with your partner and jump out of a plane, ski down the slopes or are you more inclined toward a gourmet private chef experience and couples spa treatment? Or perhaps you'd like to experience a bit of both?


Escape to Wanaka, New Zealand and let the Release Wanaka team design your ultimate couples getaway.

Here in Wanaka there are endless opportunities to have a memorable and exciting getaway with your partner. Maybe you are celebrating a special occasion or just want to get away from the norm. Whatever your reason we can make it as extreme or as quiet and calm as you like.

See our suggested itinerary below for a 3-day Couples Retreat – this can be customised just for you, so please get in touch for more information.

3-Day Itinerary / Couples Retreat
Day 1: Heli-biking trip
Day 2: Heli trip to Minaret Station for lunch
Day 3: Kayaking Lake Wanaka

Hire Car
Wine Tasting
Private Chef
3 Days
Enjoy the short scenic heli flight overlooking stunning Rocky Mountain and Glendhu Bay before circling back to get expansive views of the Motatapu Valley and the iconic Aspiring Valley. Check out the trails from above & explore as many laps as your legs can handle.
Minaret Station
Take a spectacular scenic heli flight & experience exquisite cuisine using fine seasonal ingredients, paired with award winning regional wines in a remote alpine location. Mountain Kitchen at Minaret Station is the ultimate remote, luxury dining experience.
Choose from an invigorating, action packed river kayak or a calm tranquil lake trip. Either way you will see Wanaka and surrounds from a different perspective. Head out with a local guide and discover some of Wanaka’s best kept secrets.
Private Chef
After a busy day out the last thing you want to do is cook, right? We will organise a private chef to cook you and your partner a gourmet meal, so you can both sit and relax, reminiscing about the amazing day you have had while sipping on a glass of local pinot noir.
Massage? You are on a luxury break after all! While your private chef cooks up a storm, why don’t you indulge in a couples relaxing massage in the comfort of your luxury holiday apartment. Get that body prepared for your next adventure.
Luxury Vehicle
A luxury vehicle will be awaiting your arrival at Queenstown International Airport. Keen to travel in style? Think Jaguar F-Type Convertible or maybe an Audi S5 Convertible. We can organise all types of transport, so if a chauffeur driven limousine is more your style, just let us know.
Choose one of our luxury holiday apartments located here in Wanaka. We will provide you with a selection of properties that suit your needs. All our holiday rental apartments provide luxury linen, towels and eco-friendly toiletries. Stay in the heart of Wanaka or hide away in a romantic abode.
Welcome Pack
Awaiting your arrival at your holiday apartment in Wanaka will be your 'Arrival Survival Pack'. The welcome pack contains 6 craft beers from local brewery Ground Up, a Platter Box with homemade delicacies & nibbles and 3 bottles of the award winning Pinot Noir from Maude Wines.
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