Whare Kea Lodge, Lake Wanaka, New Zealand

Accommodation Type: Lodge
Number of rooms: 6

Whare Kea Lodge an Adventurers Paradise. Whare Kea Lodge is located on 70 acres of private farmland. This awe inspiring building captures the full beauty and grandeur of its lake setting and alpine views, whilst providing the ultimate in sophisticated accommodation for its guests. Designed to capture the setting's unique feeling of space and light, Whare Kea Lodge appears to float above the water allowing guests to enjoy the magnificent vistas in an intimate atmosphere. The day starts with a sumptuous smorgasbord breakfast in the early morning sunshine and you can fill your days with any manner of outdoor activities or simply relax and replenish thyself. Beautiful lakeside walks start right at the front door. At the end of the day indulge with a massage or just relax with a drink in the spa overlooking the lake. Then enjoy dinner where the chef handpicks the freshest and best produce, cooks it simply and presents it superbly. After dinner play snooker in the games room or simply lounge by the fire Whare Kea Lodge.

Facilities: All rooms have their own ensuite bathroom and ample storage facilities. Spacious lounges, a billiard / games room and outdoor areas compliment the bedrooms, spa pool.


Destination: Lake Wanaka

Official website: Whare Kea Lodge

Luxury Vacations / Holidays that include Whare Kea Lodge

Tailored Vacations / Holidays that include Whare Kea Lodge

Indicative Tariff: NZ$1,583.00* per night based on two people
*Excluding 15% goods & services tax

Tariff Includes: full use of lodge facilities, pre dinner drinks, canapés, five course dégustation dinner and à la carte breakfast.

Cancellation Policy: A 50% deposit is required to confirm your reservations. The deposit is refundable if cancellation is made more than 30 days before the start of your stay. For cancellations made less than 30 days before commencement of stay, the total amount will be charged. Travel insurance is recommended to cover possible unexpected cancellations.

Whare Kea Lodge Stay 4 pay 3

  • 10/12/2013 to 20/12/2014
  • NZ$ 0

Stay for 4 nights in a Master Suite or Deluxe Room and stay the 4th night FREE.

Terms and conditions: Valid until Dec 20th 2014, subject to availability excluding the following dates - December 20th 2013 – March 31st 2014 and July 1st 2014 – August 31st 2014. Applicable to new bookings only. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other discount/deal. Must be used within one stay and cooking lessons not included. Email us to make an enquiry.

Whare Kea Lodge Complimentary Cooking Class

  • 10/12/2013 to 20/12/2014
  • NZ$ 0

Stay for three consecutive nights and receive a free cooking class with award-winning Executive Chef James Stapley. Discover how to get the best out of seasonal ingredients and learn how to prepare restaurant-quality dishes at home.

The hour-long classes are complimentary for guests who stay for three or more nights. More in-depth classes of two and a half hours cost NZ$225. Classes can be tailored to guests requests.

Whare Kea Lodge & Chalet heli-skiing special

  • 15/06/2014 to 15/09/2014
  • NZ$ 0

Whare Kea Lodge & Chalet are both incredible bases for heli ski and snow adventures. With a heli pad on the front lawn and surrounded by alpine peaks providing some of the best heli-skiing in New Zealand. Our Chalet located at 1750m is a private, exclusive and luxurious base for up to 20 heli ski runs in a day. With a Chef, Host and of course your guides, using the Chalet makes for an unforgettable day in the mountains. Please see options below or contact Luxury Adventures for suggestions tailored to your level of adventure!

Three Night Heli Ski Package with One Day Premium Exclusive Heliski Charter (based on 4 guests / king or twin share)

- Three night luxury stay with one day private, premium heliski charter from the lawn at Whare Kea Lodge. One group, one helicopter.
- Deluxe Room THREE Night Package from $3740.00 per person

Owners Cottage THREE Night Package from $2247.50 per person (based on 4 guests sharing two bedroom Owners Cottage)
Includes THREE nights accommodation, full use of Lodge facilities, evening canapés, pre dinner drinks, 5 course degustation and gourmet breakfast daily. Also included is a delicious packed hearty & healthy lunch each for heliski day. Price is inclusive of GST, price per person, based on four adults in two roms - twin/king share. Valid for duration of heli ski season, winter 2014.

Heliski pricing includes 2 hours of helicopter flight time, guiding, lunch, avalanche transceivers. Ski hire not included. Master Suite upgrade cost on request. All bookings are subject to availability

Five Night Luxury Stay with Two Days Premium, Private Heliski Charter (based on 4pax king/twin share)

As above - but stay an additional two nights, and heliski for TWO days instead of one.
Master Suite FIVE Night Package from $9415.00 per person
Deluxe Room FIVE Night Package from $8590.00 per person
Owners Cottage FIVE Night Package from $6102.00 per person

"We travelled around NZ for a month and Whare Kea is our favourite property by far - excellent service, amazing cuisine and wonderful staff."

"An idyllic location, superb accommodation, excellent service and the best food yet that we've had in New Zealand"

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