• Luxury tented suites
  • Accessible only by helicopter
  • Stunning trout fishing seconds away


  • plane

    15 mins from Wanaka

Best time of year to fish

  • Oct - Mar

Heli Fly Fishing - book a guided experience

  • Guides with 25+ years experience
  • Sight fishing in its truest form
  • Access remote locations
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There are few, if any, places quite like this in the world. Private, luxury lodge accommodation set in a remote glacial valley surrounded by towering peaks, accessible only by helicopter. Comfortable in every sense, with warm hospitality and world class cuisine, Minaret Station Alpine Lodge is truly an extraordinary location to escape the “real world”. With just four chalets, Minaret Station Alpine Lodge provides the opportunity to enjoy some of life’s most precious elements; time, fresh air and open space, whilst creating life-long memories with friends and family on the 50,000 acre property.

Facilities and Features

  • Internet (Public Use)
  • Spa Pool

Opening times

Business hours:
8am - 6pm for bookings, with 24/7 concierge service at the lodge for guests.
Months of operation:
All months of the year


Minaret Bay, Wānaka Town, New Zealand.

plane Proximity to airport:
Minaret Station Alpine Lodge is a short 20 minute helicopter flight from Wanaka Airport.
bus Proximity to coach terminal:
Coach is not a viable transport option to Minaret Station. Please get in touch to book your helicopter transfer.
decisions Proximity to town:
Minaret Station is a remote, and private lodge allowing yourself and your guests to disconnect from the hustle and bustle as you relax in nature.

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