Whare Kea Chalet
Whare Kea Chalet offers luxury accommodation and a spectacular base for those looking for the ultimate alpine adventure in an exclusive location high in the mountains on the edge of Mt Aspiring National Park.
Located at 1750 metres (5700 feet) in the Albert Burn Saddle on the north side of Dragonfly Peak, Whare Kea Chalet is a 15 minute scenic helicopter flight from our Matukituki Valley base. With two double bedrooms and a spacious loft, the chalet provides comfortable accommodation for up to six guests, and a bunkroom for two staff. Relaxed yet luxurious, the Chalet has power, a hot shower and large windows framing astounding views of Mount Cook and Mount Aspiring with its tumbling glaciers.
This exclusive alpine venue and it’s surrounding adventures can be enjoyed year round by friends, families and small groups. Four months of the year the area is covered in snow making it the ideal base for heli skiing, and in summer the slopes of tussock grass are dotted with wild flowers and tarns offering a range of fantastic hiking routes, catering for all abilities.
You can tailor your own Chalet experience – from a short day trip with a relaxing lunch and a glass of wine on the balcony, to multi night accommodation with action packed alpine adventures, through to celebrating your wedding or special event – the Whare Kea Chalet offers something for everyone.
Whare Kea Chalet Heli-hike or Day trip with gourmet lunch.*
2 guests priced from $1675pp
4 guests priced from $1200pp
Whare Kea Chalet Overnight Options**.
2 guests priced from $2200pp
4 guests priced from$1625pp
*Helicopter transfers, certified mountain guide OR host with gourmet lunch.
** Helicopter transfers, hostess OR certified mountain guide, 3 course gourmet dinner and breakfast.
Reduced rates available for additional nights.
Optional extras are unlimited, including: hostess and guide, helicopter transfers from Queenstown or Wanaka accommodation, additional scenic flights including Milford Sound and Mt Cook, event organising, heli skiing packages and much more.
Please contact us for more information and to receive a quote specific to your requirements.
Whare Kea Chalet Web Cam
This is the latest view looking towards Mt Aspiring from the chalet.
Whare Kea Chalet Weather Station
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