Offers and Packages

Spectacularly situated above Lake Wanaka and only 50 minutes drive from Queenstown Airport, Whare Kea Lodge appears to float on the water, with the snowy peaks of the Southern Alps forming the breathtaking backdrop. Elegantly designed and set amid stands of trees on picturesque farmland, the Lodge offers the ideal haven to restore and rejuvenate or to take advantage of the myriad of adventures available from the Lodge year round.

Winter Holiday Packages

Whare Kea offers an array of Winter SNOW packages and special offers, with chauffeured airport transfers or 4WD rental vehicles included, resort skiing and/or heliskiing, pampering and delicious catered or self catering options.  From a short break to making Whare Kea your winter retreat for a week or longer, please take a look at our Winter Packages.


Exclusive Winter & Spring Package
Stay 3 Pay 2 - Limited Time Only !

When reserving a Deluxe Room or the Owners Cottage, enjoy a complimentary 3rd night when staying 2 nights or more.

Deluxe Room Three Night Package $1820 per person**
Owners Cottage Three Night Package $1150 per person**

Includes THREE nights accommodation and full use of Lodge facilities.   Evening canapés and a 5 course degustation dinner matched with wines for TWO evenings, and gourmet breakfast daily.  Price per person and is inclusive of GST based on two adults twin/king share.  Valid to 31st July 2014 & 1st September - 30th November 2014. For reservations and availability please contact us directly via email or phone.

Pay for 3 Nights / 4th Night Complimentary

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

Terms and conditions: Valid from April 1st - June 30th 2014 and Sept 1st - Dec 20th 2014, subject to availability.  Applicable to new bookings only.  Cannot be used in conjunction with any other package/deal.  Must be used within one stay and cooking lessons not included.  Email us to make an enquiry, or book now online.
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Exclusive Retreat Package

 Arrive at Whare Kea Lodge by helicopter. Whare Kea is available exclusively for celebration events, family groups, corporate retreats or the ultimate in seclusion. 

Two Night Exclusive Retreat Package 2014 /2015  - $1820 per person inclusive of GST**.
Cost based on group booking for 12 guests per night and includes exclusive use of Whare Kea Lodge, accommodation and facilities  (4 x Lakeview Deluxe Rooms, 2 x Lakeview Suites , 1 x 2 bedroom Owners Cottage) and exclusive use of the Whare Kea Chalet for maximum of 6 guests overnight*. 

For more information, please view Exclusive Retreats or contact us to receive a quote specific to your requirements.

Complimentary Cooking Classes

 Award-winning chef James Stapley

Stay for three consecutive nights and recieve 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 NZ$125 per person or complimentary for guests who stay for three or more nights.* More in-depth classes of two and a half hours cost NZ$225 and can be tailored to guests’ requests.
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* Complimentary cooking classes not available in conjunction with a special offer or package unless otherwise specified.

**Terms and Conditions

**Unless stated otherwise, these Packages and Offers are applicable to new and bookings made directly to Whare Kea Lodge & Chalet only.  Cannot be used in conjunction with any other discount/deal.  Must be used within one stay and cooking classes not included (unless stated). Package components cannot be transferred, exchanged for a cash discount or refundable in the event of cancellation / weather conditions prohibiting activity.   Price is inclusive of GST, price per person, based on two adults twin/king share.  A 50% deposit is required to confirm all reservations and all reservations cancelled within 30 days of the stay are fully non refundable.