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Minaret Station Alpine Lodge

10 Lloyd Dunn Ave Wanaka Airport, Wanaka 9343 New Zealand
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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 this secluded mountain landscape. Guests will enjoy a level of comfort and style never before available in New Zealand's wilderness. Guests are hosted exclusively, or as part of a group, in one of just four luxuriously appointed Chalets. With our own helicopter fleet, guests can choose from a myriad of activities in this spectacular environment from hiking on site to sharing in the working deer, beef & cattle farm activities of Minaret Station itself. Our Heli-Adventures allow guests to experience the otherwise inaccessible breathtaking wilderness of the Southern Alps, Fiordland, Milford Sound, the Mt Aspiring National Park & glaciers and the southern West Coast of New Zealand.
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Wheelchair Access
Airport Transportation
Public Wifi
Breakfast included
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Meeting Rooms
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Frankton Airport71 km
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Reviewed 20 October 2018

Stayed for 2 nights only in Minaret Station, but it was such a great experience ! Not only the helicopter ride to reach this place, but also the service and the individual quality of food. Chalets are fine and the

Date of stay: January 2018
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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

This has to rank as one of the most unique stays .. utterly divine location only approached by helicopters .. the beauty of utter desolation , ringed by majestic waterfalls and superb landscape. The lodge has amazing staff and divine cuisine to boot. A day...More

Date of stay: December 2017
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Response from MinaretStation, Public Relations Manager at Minaret Station Alpine LodgeResponded 19 February 2018

On behalf of the team at Minaret Station I'd like to thank you so much for your review. We strive to deliver an authentic yet luxurious wilderness experience and so it's really gratifying to receive feedback like this. We look forward to hosting you again.

Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

My first flight in a helicopter, views were amazing. Felt very safe in the hands of the pilot. Our chalet had every comfort needed, and more. Food delicious and the staff very attentive. No one could ask for a more enjoyable experience. Top class. Thank...More

Date of stay: May 2018
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Response from MinaretStation, General Manager at Minaret Station Alpine LodgeResponded 27 August 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Minaret Station and on behalf of the entire team at Minaret Station Alpine Lodge, we look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 24 March 2018

Minaret Station Alpine Lodge is breathtakingly beautiful!!! You become a tiny dot among vast colorful mountains beside a gorgeous creek with a multitude of hiking trails to explore. The scenery is so stupendous that it is difficult to make yourself move out of your fully...More

Date of stay: March 2018
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Response from MinaretStation, Director of Sales at Minaret Station Alpine LodgeResponded 30 April 2018

Dear Jane. Thank you for taking the time to write your review of Minaret Station. It's very gratifying to hear that you had such a wonderful experience with us. We hope you'll be able to visit again someday. Best regards from the whole team at...More

Reviewed 1 January 2018

Any hotel which is only accessible by helicopter is going to be a bit different from the usual run - a ratio of three helipads to four bedrooms emphasises this. The guest cabins are large, well appointed and very well laid out and provide wide...More

Date of stay: December 2017
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Response from MinaretStation, Public Relations Manager at Minaret Station Alpine LodgeResponded 19 February 2018

On behalf of the entire team, thank you very much for your review. We're always really pleased to hear that people are surprised and delighted by their stay with us and we're very glad to hear that you enjoyed your time at Minaret Station. We...More

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"All cabins enjoy different yet spectacular views!!"
23 Mar 2018
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"Only 4 double rooms, all have fabulous views"
3 Mar 2017
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"All equally stunning"
16 Feb 2017
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"Any tent will be fantastic. But there are only four or so ....."
24 Jan 2014
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New ZealandSouth IslandOtago RegionWanaka
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