- Truly unique
- You might call it a slice of heaven
Remotely positioned in a high alpine meadow at 3,000ft, surrounded by incredible mountain views, Minaret Station is an experience to inspire with 4 private chalets. Minaret Station is New Zealand’s first and finest luxurious alpine lodge. The lodge is set at the head of a picturesque glacial valley within the untouched landscapes and beauty of the Southern Alps, near Wanaka.
In addition to the Alpine Lodge, Minaret Station also provides authentic experiences throughout New Zealand’s South Island including an extensive range of helicopter touring, hiking, backcountry fly fishing, guided hunting and heli skiing.
As well as being location to the Minaret Station Alpine Lodge, Minaret Station is a working high country farm, home to some 10,000 deer, 7,000 sheep and 1,000 cattle raised for supply to premium export and domestic markets. Nestled on the western shores of Lake Wanaka and accessible only by boat or by helicopter, the 50,000 acre property acts as the heart and staging point of the family business.
Operated by the Wallis family, they lead a friendly and experienced team, passionate about delivering memorable experiences time and time again for guests from all corners of the world.
“We pride ourselves on delivering a real experience and one that we take great pleasure in sharing. Our reputation is your assurance.”
Minaret Station Alpine Lodge is one of the most secluded and private luxury lodges in the world, with just four private chalets. Bordered by National Parks, mountains and Lake Wanaka, there are no roads at all leading to Minaret Station, so access is only possible by helicopter.
If you’re looking for a unique place for a boutique wedding then Minaret Station could be it!
Minaret Station specialise in boutique weddings and special occasions. Offering exclusive locations across our 50,000-acre property, Minaret Station’s wedding packages are tailored to deliver your dream day in our luxurious haven. Whether you plan for an intimate alpine wedding on an alpine peak, a small elegant daytime celebration at the Alpine Lodge, or a lakeside extravaganza, Minaret Station can add something very special to your big day. Catering for a day wedding of up to 40 guests, the Alpine Lodge is also the perfect location to accommodate guests overnight in one of the four private chalets, offering warmth and authenticity at every turn.