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Minaret Station (Wanaka)

Price from £1010 per room per night

This property is located at the head of a stunningly picturesque glacial valley in the heart of the Southern Alps of New Zealand's South Island and is only accessible by an approximate 15 minute (return) private scenic helicopter transfer from either Wanaka or Queenstown Airport.  New Zealand’s first luxury tented camp treats those fortunate enough to experience this wilderness landscape to a level of comfort and style never before available in the mountains of New Zealand.

Hotel Facilities

On-site facilities include the Mountain Kitchen lodge which contains the well stocked library, dining room with roaring fire, kitchen and living room with TV. There is a first-class chef and on-site private guides. Activities include hiking the many trails, experiencing the life of high country farming, spotting for wild game animals on the adjacent slopes, taking a helicopter to explore the rugged Fiordland West Coast, accessing incredible fly-fishing rivers or simply relaxing with a book on the private decks. Internet access is available via satellite, wireless zoned to Tented Suites and guests can turn on at any time and use through any of their mobile devices or laptop computers. There is a telephone in the main lodge building which works via satellite and can be used by guests. The Tented Suites are all linked via an internal telephone system to page throughout the lodge. There is no cell reception at the lodge.

Room Facilities

Guests are hosted under canvas in one of four luxuriously furnished Tented Suites complete with wall-to-wall sheepskin carpet, king beds, a private deck set with its own hot tub, a full en-suite with double vanity and endless hot showers.

Price Shown Above

Tented Suite including full breakfast, lunch (at the Lodge or Picnic), pre-dinner canapés and three course gourmet dinner, all alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages (except items from the reserve cellar wine list) and a private guide for on-property activities.

Room Types

Tented Suite
1 King or 2 Singles
Maximum Capacity: 2 adults or 2 adults and 1 child
Rollaways available on request at additional charge.


This property can only be accessed via helicopter and must be booked via the property from Queenstown or Wanaka Airport for an extra charge.