WHARE KEA LODGE

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WHARE KEAS INSPIRING BUILDING CAPTURES THE FULL BEAUTY AND GRANDEUR OF ITS LAKE-SIDE SETTING AND ALPINE VIEWS/ WHILST PROVIDING THE ULTIMATE IN SOPHISTICATED ACCOMMODATION FOR GUESTS. DESIGNED BY AUSTRALIAN ARCHITECT JOHN MAYNE/ TO CAPTURE THE SETTINGS UNIQUE FEELING OF SPACE AND LIGHT/ WHARE KEA APPEARS TO FLOAT ABOVE THE WATER ALLOWING GUESTS TO ENJOY THE MAGNIFICENT LOCATION IN AN INTIMATE ATMOSPHERE. WHARE KEA CAN BE BOOKED EXCLUSIVELY FOR THOSE WHO WISH TO ENSURE THEIR PRIVACY/ OR CAN BE BOOKED ON A ROOM BASIS FOR THOSE WHO ENJOY MEETING OTHER GUESTS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE. A NEW AND UNIQUE OFFERING EXCLUSIVE TO GUESTS OF WHARE KEA LODGE IS THE OPPORTUNITY TO ENJOY AN OVERNIGHT STAY AT OUR LUXURIOUS/ HIGH ALPINE CHALET. ACCESSED VIA A SCENIC HELICOPTER FLIGHT FROM THE FRONT LAWN OF THE WHARE KEA LODGE/ THE CHALET IS LOCATED HIGH IN THE BUCHANAN MOUNTAIN RANGE BESIDE THE MT. ASPIRING NATIONAL PARK. ENJOYING DIRECT SUNLIGHT ALL DAY FROM ITS NORTH FACING LOCATION/ GUESTS ARE AFFORDED STUNNING VIEWS OF MT. COOK ON THE NORTH EAST HORIZON TO MT. ASPIRING ON THE WEST. THE CHALET IS A TRUE EXTENSION OF THE LUXURY AND COMFORT OF WHARE KEA LODGE AND WAS CONCEIVED TO MAXIMISE THE BREATHTAKING VIEWS WITHOUT IMPACTING ON ITS ENVIRONMENT. THE CHALET COMPRISES TWO DOUBLE GUEST BEDROOMS/ LIVING AREAS/ BATHROOM AND SUN DECK. THE CHALETS SUSTAINABLE DESIGN EXCELLENCE WAS RECOGNISED WHEN WHARE KEA RECEIVED THE RELAIS AND CHATEAUX ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD IN 2004. A PERSONAL HOST AND MOUNTAIN GUIDE ARE PROVIDED TO ENSURE YOUR STAY AT THE CHALET IS UNRIVALLED IN COMFORT AND SAFETY.

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WANAKA AIRPORT - WKA. DISTANCE FROM WHARE KEA LODGE- 15.7KM. DIRECTIONS- MAKE YOUR WAY OUT OF WANAKA AIRPORT/ TURN RIGHT ON STATE HIGHWAY 6/ INTO WANAKA TOWNSHIP. WHARE KEA LODGE IS LOCATED 5.6KM FROM THE CENTRE OF THE WANAKA TOWNSHIP ALONG MT ASPIRING ROAD/ WHICH IS FOUND BY FOLLOWING THE LAKE SIDE ROAD TOWARDS GLENDHU BAY. JUST OUT OF TOWN YOU WILL NOTICE RIPPON VINEYARD ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE ROAD. PAST RIPPON VINEYARDS FOR APPROXIMATELY 1.2KMS. YOU WILL THEN SEE TWO HOUSES AT THE TOP OF THE HILL/ A NEW HOUSE ON THE LEFT AND AN OLDER COTTAGE SURROUNDED BY PINE TREES ON THE RIGHT. CONTINUE PAST THESE HOUSES FOR APPROXIMATELY ANOTHER 500 METRES. YOU WILL THEN SEE A LARGE GUM TREE ON THE RIGHT AND DIRECTLY AFTER THAT A POST AND RAIL FENCE AND STONE GATEWAY/ WHICH IS SIGNPOSTED -WHARE KEA LODGE-. PLEASE NOTE THIS IS NOT HIGHLY VISIBLE AS WE ARE A PRIVATE EXCLUSIVE LODGE. THE GRAVEL ROAD -PLEASE BE AWARE OF AN ACTIVE AIR FIELD- WHERE YOU WILL SEE THE LODGE IMMEDIATELY PAST THE MANAGERS COTTAGE. NOTE- IF YOU ARRIVE AT THE MOUNT ROY CAR-PARK ON THE LEFT-HAND SIDE OF THE ROAD/ YOU HAVE DRIVEN PAST THE WHARE KEA LODGE ENTRANCE. QUEENSTOWN AIRPORT - ZQN. DISTANCE FROM WHARE KEA LODGE- 70KM. FROM QUEENSTOWN AIRPORT TURN RIGHT TOWARD FRANKTON TURNOFF AND THEN TURN RIGHT INTO STATE HIGHWAY 6A/ APPROXIMATELY 12KM TURN LEFT ON THE CROWN RANGE ROAD AND CONTINUE ALONG THIS ROAD THROUGH THE CARDRONA TOWNSHIP TO WANAKA. YOU WILL COME TO A T INTERSECTION/ AT THIS TURN LEFT ONTO MT ASPIRING ROAD. FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS ABOVE. CHRISTCHURCH AIRPORT- CHC. DISTANCE FROM WHARE KEA LODGE- 450 KM. FROM CHRISTCHURCH AIRPORT FOLLOW DIRECTIONS TO STATE HIGHWAY 1 HEADING SOUTH. APPROXIMATELY 36KM AFTER ASHBURTON AT RANGITATA TURN RIGHT TO GERALDINE AND FOLLOW THE INLAND ROUTE SOUTH THROUGH GERALDINE/FAIRLIE/TEKAPO/ OMARAMA AND TARRAS. JUST SOUTH OF THE TARRAS TOWNSHIP TURN RIGHT TOWARDS WANAKA. THEN FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS AS ABOVE.

-cardrona Ski Resort - 30kms Sw - Shuttle Service
 Available From Lodge
-treble Cone Ski Area - 25kms Nw - Shuttle Service
 Available From Lodge
-harris Mountains Heliskiing - Distance Varies By Air Nw -
 Complimentary Shuttle Service To Staging Areas Available
 Then Join The 2 Hour Boat Cruise Out Onto The Sound
 Itself And Experience Dolphins And Seals Swimming
 Alongside The Boat
-fly Fishing - Distance And Direction Varies - Enjoy
 Fishing For Trout In The Many River Ways And Stream
 In The Local Area Or Take A Helicopter And Fly Into
 Some Of The More Remote River Areas
-vineyard Touring - Distance Varies - South - Enjoy
 The Growing Wine Industry By Visiting The Nearby
 Vineyards And Sampling Their Excellent Pinot Noirs
-golf - 7kms S - Visit The Scenic Wanaka Golf Course
 Or Experience The Excellent Courses In Queenstown.
 All Courses Offer Eighteen Holes.
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Reference Cities
Wanaka - 7km E
Queenstown - 117km S
Franz Josef Glacier - 285km Nw
Christchurch - 745km Ne
Dunedin - 276km E
Te Anau - 273km Sw
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Wanaka Hotels - WHARE KEA LODGE
WHARE KEAS INSPIRING BUILDING CAPTU...
MT ASPIRING ROAD RAPID 494 Wanaka, 9192

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