The main alpine lodge is surrounded by individually staggered chalets, each boasting remarkable vistas and well-appointed interiors. From sheepskin rugs, Nespresso machines, unlimited Wi-Fi and King-sized beds to en-suite bathrooms and private decks, the interiors and amenities are expertly arranged to perfectly complement the dramatic landscape outside.
Guests can enjoy fine dining at New Zealand's most remote fine dining venue! From gourmet picnics to seated lunches, a la carte breakfasts and sumptuous evening meals - guests are spoilt with delicious cuisine, expertly tailored to their needs. The nightly rate includes all meals, plus selected wines.
Minaret Station Heli-Adventures enables you to visit the inaccessible and breathtaking landscapes of the Southern Alps. Choose from a range of activities, including a guided heli-hiking excursion that is suitable for all ages and abilities, getting up close to gushing waterfalls, craggy mountain ridges and lush valley floors filled with amazing wildlife. Enjoy an adrenaline-filled jet boat ride through the iconic glacier-fed rivers in Mount Aspiring National Park and experience New Zealand's world-class fishing locations, with freshwater and saltwater options allowing for the discovery of a remarkable diversity of wild fish species.
Dining & Gourmet
Embark on a fabulous culinary experience at Mountain Kitchen, which is the ultimate in secluded luxury dining. Mountain Kitchen uses fresh, local and distinct seasonal produce from the Southern Alps and Central Otago regions, as well as Minaret Station's own working farm and produce gathered locally, staying true to their flavours, yet with refined parings. The resident chefs prepare incomparable modern European and Asian Fusion cuisine, accompanied by an extensive range of local and award-winning wines.