One of New Zealand's premier luxury lodges, Blanket Bay is a world-class property set on the shores of Lake Wakatipu between Queenstown and Mount Aspiring National Park


Blanket Bay Lodge is just 45 minutes from Queenstown, near the meeting point of Lake Wakatipu and Dart River. Voted one of the World's Best Lodges, Blanket Bay is surrounded by the snow-capped peaks of the Southern Alps and features striking architecture, luxury furnishings and five star facilities. Accommodation options include rooms and suites in the main lodge, private chalets and one exclusive villa featuring four bedrooms. The awe-inspiring setting of Blanket Bay Lodge invites adventure, with guests able to hike the Routeburn Track, visit Milford Sound and Mt Aspiring National Park, and ski some of NZ's best ski-fields all within a short drive of the lodge. Helicopter experiences depart from the lodge's helipad for those keen to venture further afield. One for the travel bucket-list.

Blanket Bay Lodge Room third floor
Blanket Bay Lodge, Glenorchy
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What's Included
  • Daily breakfast
  • Daily pre-dinner drinks and dinner
  • Includes 15% NZ GST
3Location & Access
Location & Access

Located in the scenic town of Glenorchy, 45 minutes' drive from Queenstown. Access from Queenstown Airport via car or helicopter.

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What You Need to Know
Best Room

The Villa (sleeps 8)

Suitable For

Couples and families

Best Nearby Walk

Routeburn Track and Earnslaw Burn Heli-Hike

Best Nearby Park

Mt Aspiring National Park

Best Food & Wine Experience

Private dinner in the Wine Cave

Best Place for Relaxation

The hot tub with lake views



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Exceptional by all standards
Guest review, January 2018

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