Minaret Station is New Zealand’s first luxury tented camp, located at the head of stunningly picturesque glacial valley in the heart of the Southern Alps. Accessible only by helicopter, Minaret Station treats those fortunate enough to experience this wilderness landscape to a level of comfort and style never before available in the New Zealand mountains.
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.
Guests are hosted under canvas in luxuriously furnished tented suites complete with wall to wall sheepskin carpet, king beds, private deck set with its own hot tub, full en-suite with double vanity and endless hot showers. Activities include hiking the many trails; experiencing the life of high country farming; spotting for wild game animals on the adjacent slopes; taking a helicopter to explore the rugged Fiordland West Coast, accessing incredible fly-fishing rivers; or simply relaxing with a book on your private deck. Whatever you decide, the experience of staying at Minaret Station will be both moving and inspiring. Unquestionably the highlight of any New Zealand vacation.