Getting to Whare Kea Lodge

Whare Kea Lodge is situated on 70 acres of private farmland, on the western shore of Lake Wanaka. Located on Mt Aspiring Road, the Lodge is 7 kilometers (10 minutes drive), west of the town of Wanaka.

By airplane – Queenstown Airport ( 1 hour drive ) is an international  Airport with direct flights daily from Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Australia.

By helicopter –The Whare Kea team can arrange private helicopter charters – arriving/departing via the front lawn of the Lodge. Priced on application

By car –We offer a private driver service; arrangements are easily made and priced on application. If you prefer to self drive, view our map below, or download our driving directions.

  • Christchurch to Whare Kea Lodge is 5 hours drive
  • Queenstown to Whare Kea Lodge is a 1 hour drive
  • Franz Josef to Whare Kea Lodge is a 4 hour drive
  • Dunedin to Whare Kea Lodge is a 3.5 hour drive

Driving Directions – Once you arrive in Wanaka, continue along the lakefront with the lake on your right hand side. You will pass a sign on your left for Mt Aspiring National Park, Treble Cone and Glendhu Bay – you are now on Mt Aspiring Road.   Continue on this road away from Wanaka township, through an avenue of tall trees, you will then go up a rise, and the Top 10 Holiday Park will be on your left.  Proceed on this road for another 2.7km and after a small rise you will reach, on your right hand side, a stone walled entranceway with our Whare Kea Lodge & Chalet sign attached.   Turn into the tree lined driveway.  Please note there may be livestock grazing.  You will find the Lodge located at the end of the private driveway.

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