Minaret Station

Near Wanaka, New Zealand

Tucked away in the Southern Alps, Minaret Station offers all year-round exclusive alpine adventures in the most spectacularly secluded surrounds.

Set on a 50,000 acre working farm, in a remote glacial alpine valley surrounded by towering peaks and accessible only by helicopter (from Queenstown or Wanaka), Minaret Station, offers an authentic New Zealand high country experience.

Tailored and private guided heli-hiking and -biking, -hunting and -flyfishing, -skiing and -scenic flights provide adrenalin-packed adventures showcasing the scenic surrounding national parks, mountains and lakes; whilst the breathtaking blue ice caves of Aoraki-Mt Cook, the spectacular Sounds of fabulous Fiordland, and the wild West Coast are also only a heli-day trip away from Minaret Station.

Minaret Station night view
Heli hike snow mountains private tour at Minaret Station New Zealand South

Minaret Station’s four free-standing chalets offer king-size beds and a hot tub on the private deck. Connected to the accommodation cabins by a series of boardwalks, the central ‘Mountain Kitchen’ is the communal Alpine Lodge hub housing the dining room, lounge areas, library and well-stocked cellar.

Minaret Station's exclusive access to remote rivers and secret mountain streams offers unsurpassed private fly-fishing adventures. The property also offers easy heli-access to deep sea fishing adventures off New Zealand's South-West Coast and to cray-fishing excursions in fabulous Fiordland.