Blanket Bay Lodge sits at the north end of Lake Wakatipu amidst New Zealand's finest scenery. Just forty-five minutes from the world famous resort town of Queenstown, this is New Zealand's activity and adventure centre.
During the gold rush of the 1860s miners came to this place seeking their fortunes, first at the Invincible Gold Mine in the Rees Valley and later at "Wyuna" where still exist remnants of over 20 sheelite mines.
Today's travellers come to the Lodge at Blanket Bay in search of peace and solitude from the outside world. The area has some of New Zealand's most spectacular scenery and a vast array of visitor activities, ensuring our guests have plenty of enjoyable options to choose from during their stay with us.
The Main Entrance in August Glenorchy, Gateway to Paradise
The Lodge lies on the edge of one of the greatest alpine wilderness regions in the Southern Hemisphere – a brief helicopter ride away from the stunning snow-capped Mt Earnslaw Glacier, the beautiful quiet trout-filled rivers of The Greenstone Valley and the dense pre-historic rainforests of World Heritage Fiordland National Park.