Voted one of the world’s best luxury lodges*
Set on the shores of Lake Wakatipu amidst the rugged snow capped peaks of the Southern Alps. Blanket Bay is where relaxation and adventure meets luxury accommodation, unparalleled service and five star facilities.
Blanket Bay is situated a fairly short and stunningly scenic drive from Queenstown. It takes around 45 minutes to drive around the lake but you may want to allow extra time to stop and admire the scenery. Blanket Bay has a private onsite helipad, a direct flight time takes 10 minutes. We would recommend extending your flight to take in some of the world famous sites on the way.Start Planning +
Built to encapsulate the best features of the world’s finest alpine lodges, Blanket Bay is a rustically elegant retreat at the edge of beautiful Lake Wakatipu. Just 40 minutes’ drive from Queenstown, known as ‘the adventure capital of the world’, the lodge is superbly equipped to restore body and soul. In-house relaxation options include a gym, jacuzzi, steam rooms, therapy suite and heated outdoor lap pool. Or guests can venture into the sublime wilderness to enjoy hiking, fly-fishing, horse riding, jet boating and heli-picnics. Lodge dining is legendary.View Resort Suites +
Changing daily, our five-course degustation menu celebrates the best of seasonal New Zealand produce, with a focus on the finest local ingredients.Our cuisine showcases New Zealand’s finest, fresh produce sourced from bespoke local purveyors. Dinner includes a daily changing five-course degustation menu cooked with passion, precision and flare. Chefs focus on respecting both producer and ingredients in delivering cuisine to excite the palate.Start Planning +
With world heritage areas Fiordland and Mt Aspiring National Park just minutes away by helicopter, Blanket Bay offers the perfect location for exploring everything this spectacular region has to offer. Jet-boat, horseback, fly-fishing, zip-line, Fun-Yak and hiking tours from the lodge are a small selection of what is offered. Further afield, enjoy a generous selection of world class wineries, art galleries, golf courses and shops.View Resort Suites +
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