Whare Kea is a secluded luxury retreat in Wanaka on New Zealand’s South Island, with everything you need for a relaxing escape with family and friends


Enjoy a truly bespoke getaway at Whare Kea, a uniquely designed luxury residence overlooking Lake Wanaka. Whare Kea accommodates up to 12 guests, with six ensuite bedrooms featuring super-king beds, a fully equipped kitchen, spacious indoor and outdoor living and dining areas, a games room with a piano and billiards table and an outdoor spa. Floor-to-ceiling windows and outdoor decks provide sweeping views of the dramatic natural landscape, while premium furnishings and luxury amenities throughout offer year-round comfort. An onsite lodge manager is on hand to offer recommendations, insights and booking services so you can customise your experience and make the most of Whare Kea's spectacular location.

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What's Included
  • Full use of lodge facilities
  • Linen for all rooms

Additional personalised services and provisions can be arranged by Walk into Luxury at cost, including:

  • Welcome platters and meal provisions
  • Private chef and/or professional wait staff
  • Nanny or housekeeping services
  • Massage therapy
3Getting here
Location & Access

Whare Kea is located just ten minutes by road from Wanaka on New Zealand’s South Island. Access from Wanaka airport (15 minutes by road) or Queenstown airport (just over an hour by road). Private road or helicopter transfers can be arranged for your group, or you may choose to self-drive.

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4Insider Advice
What You Need to Know
Suitable For

Families, private and corporate groups

Best Nearby Walk

Rob Roy Glacier Track

Best Nearby Park

Mt Aspiring National Park

Best Food & Wine Experience

Let us arrange a private chef to showcase Central Otago produce and wines to enjoy overlooking the lake

Best Place for Relaxation

In the heated outdoor spa


Year-round, subject to availability

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