Blanket Bay

Blanket Bay

Only a 40-minute-long drive from Queenstown, Blanket Bay is the ideal spot for a remote and luxurious New Zealand holiday. With unbeatable hospitality, sensational lodge rooms and chalet suites, incredible dining, a heated pool and unmatched activities for adventure, this is the perfect location for a truly unforgettable experience.

Hunting Cabin style

Find your favourite choice from an unrivalled collection of charming rooms and chalets, all unique but fashioned in a tasteful hunting cabin style. Discover inner peace and undreamed-of relaxation with a view of monumental snow-capped mountains from your own private suite. Enjoy a roaring fire right in your room and appreciate the wilderness around you. All of the stunning residences present at Blanket Bay evoke a sense of being in your own secret hideout and offer a truly secluded experience for the ultimate in privacy.

Gastronomic delights

Culinary wonders await your appetite at this wondrous resort at Blanket Bay. For dining destinations, choose from the low-lit dining room, a secluded medieval wine cave or the outdoor terrace lit by stars. A five-course dinner of delights has been designed to tempt your taste-buds and will be fully explained by staff on hand. From New Zealand lamb and citrus salads to sweet treats like rhubarb crème brulee there is something for all tastes to enjoy. Don’t miss the chef’s pastries at breakfast.

Unequalled activities

As expected for such a stunning luxury resort, Blanket Bay boasts exceptional opportunities for adventure. Appreciate New Zealand from the skies with a helicopter ride, go trekking on horseback or try heli-skiing down the mountain. Among other activities, you can explore the lake by canoe and paddle its cool blue waters or take a bike ride into town. Select revitalising treatments or a steam and sauna in the spa and enjoy rejuvenating your body in the fitness centre.

Spa Tailor Made Trips Watersports Escorted walks and hikes Excursions Hiking Horse-Riding Snow & heli-skiing

before you go

Everything you need to know before planning your dream trip

The Essentials
35 minutes drive from Queenstown / 16 Rooms / 3 Restaurants / Scenic Helicopter flights / Heli-Skiing / Horse Riding / Boat Excursions / Kayaking / Swimming Pool / Wine Cellar / Waterfront Location / Spa / Children Welcome
When to travel
December to February are the warmest months with July being the coldest, but the weather is pretty settled year-round.
How to get there
Air New Zealand offer services via Los Angeles and Emirates, Singapore Airline and Qantas all offer access via the Middle East and Far East. Flight times are around 27 hours with at least 1 stopover.

Our Destination Specialists


our destination specialist

Jessica Jones Specialist area: Caribbean & Indian Ocean 26 years in travel industry
Paul Jones Specialist area: Asia & Indo-China 26 years in travel industry
Julie Crump Specialist area: Africa 37 years in travel industry

Have you ever wondered about the team behind your holiday? Our expert team are always on hand and invite you to give them a call to discuss your perfect holiday with Azure.

We are passionate about travel and that passion drives our desire to ensure you have your perfect holiday every time. Our promise to you is your best ever tailor-made holiday

01244 322770
Opening Hours
  • Monday - Friday- 9am - 5:30pm
  • Saturday - 9:30am - 1pm
  • Sunday- Closed

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