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8th July 2018

We are very happy to inform the road to Glenorchy is open again. Please drive carefully!

8th July 2018

This is an update on GLENORCHY ROAD situation as per the Queenstown Lakes District Council and we will update this post accordingly. We are able to arrange an alternative transport (heli or boat) for our guests. Please CONTACT US DIRECTLY on +64 (3) 442 0115. **** Glenorchy Road remains CLOSED at Bob's Cove after yesterday's (Sat 7th July) slip further on towards Glenorchy township. It is impassable and dangerous. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS! Please obey signage and the advice of our contractors on site for everyone's safety. More heavy rain is on the way. Next update ASAP after 1.00pm (Sunday 8th July). ****

17th June 2018

Guess who is amongst them?

11th June 2018

In our beautiful part of the World we won't offer you to see the famous big five species to get excited... Where you can tick the box, however, are the BEST activities in the phenomenal natural environment Blanket Bay is surrounded with! This is the first of THE BIG FIVE "must do's" while you staying in Blanket Bay - introducing Wyuna Stables and their lovely managers Ruth-Ann and Dave Anderson. Well experienced and dedicated equine professionals with amazing local knowledge will take you to some of the most beautiful spots around horseback! And what do they have to say? Explore the photos in the album to find out... And - happy riding! @Vladka Kennett Photography

28th May 2018

Join us for an unforgettable night with Luke Mangan, leading Australian chef and restaurateur. Journey through five exquisite courses matched superbly with fine wines. WINTER CELEBRITY SERIES WEEKEND at Blanket Bay Lodge 13 - 16 July 2018. Lovely food photos supplied by Photography by Martine.

22nd May 2018

When there is a lightning storm out there but you still want a little bit of a colour... A sexy visitor to Blanket Bay this morning! #ignitionselfdrivenz #drivethedream #luxurylodgesofnewzealand #drivethedreamtoday #blanketbaylodge #glenorchyny #virtuosoinnz #seasonzontour #luxurywheels #vladkakennettphotography Vladka Kennett Photography Ignition Self Drive Adventures Fiona Farquhar

21st May 2018

Blanket Bay is welcoming Winter! Keep an eye on some winter shots coming soon...

10th May 2018

A rainy day in Glenorchy after an amazing autumn sunny bliss we had yesterday! And with the transition to the the winter season - why not to check our WINTER RATES? Tempted a little bit...? http://www.blanketbay.com/accommodation/rates/ #amazingautumn #winterluxuryescape #blanketbaylodge #winteringlenorchy #purenewzealandnature

16th April 2018

Did you know... the story behind the Blanket Bay logo and how the Bay got it's name? No one knows for sure whether the quiet valley called Paradise takes its name from the beautiful ducks that flock there, or the magnificence of the environment... Certainly no other word but PARADISE could match the rugged natural splendour of the surrounding landscape. It has been home to the Paradise shelduck (in Maori language pūtakitaki or pūtangitangi) since time immemorial. These gentle ducks illustrate a love story as old as the valley itself. When two birds find each other, they share a lifelong partnership. Today, their bright feather are identified with the sanctuary of romantic seclusion found on the doorstep of Paradise. Blanket Bay nestles on the northern shores of Lake Wakatipu. The name recalls the events a century ago, when pioneer farmers sheared their sheep on the shore of our Bay under rough shelters stitched together from blankets. The lodge at Blanket Bay is a rare combination of unspoiled beauty, adventure experiences and luxury accommodation. Blanket Bay - Next to Paradise...