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Cardrona Captain's Lodge

Huge spacious Lodge at the foot of the Cardrona Alpine Resort.

Cardrona Captain’s Lodge sleeps up to 11 guests. We are on The Crown Range Alpine Pass that lies between Queenstown and Wanaka. is located in the heart of Cardorna Valley.  We offer high-end accommodation sleeping up to 11 people. We cater for babies and young children with highchairs, a baby bath, cots and a bassinet. We have free parking for up to 3 vehicles, free high-speed WI-FI, laundry facilities, a drying room with a boot drier and much more.

Our Lodge is over two levels with 5 bedrooms.  beautiful gas fire place, a fully fitted modern stainless-steel kitchen with double oven and a laundry with washing machine and dryer. We have a heated boot dryer that blows warm air in your boots ready for another days hiking, snowboarding or skiing.

 The Kitchen/Dining area is open plan with 2 dining tables, enough seating for 12. The sitting room has 4 large sofas to ensure everyone has a wonderful rest after their day’s activities.  We have a large outdoor deck with a BBQ for entertaining.

We are located in the centre of Cardrona Village, a minutes’ walk to the famous Cardrona Hotel that has a restaurant, bar and a large indoor and outdoor area that features fire places and historic artefacts from the original gold mining days in the 19th Century.

The Captains Lodge is on The Crown Range Alpine Pass that lies between Queenstown and Wanaka with sensational alpine mountain views in every direction.

We are 15 minutes drive from Wanaka and 30 minutes from Queenstown.  Cardrona is very central for the activities listed on our activities page in the link below.  At Cardrona Alpine and Bike Resort you can ski or snow board in winter and mountain bike during the summer months. There are many other activities such as Jet boating, hiking glaciers or our many mountain trails, mountain biking, horse riding, quad bike rides, playing golf, day spars and many many more.

Check out our activities page for more local activities.

The space


8 11 SQM 240


  • Log burner with venting to all bedrooms
  • Washer and Dryer
  • Free Parking on Premises
  • Wheelchair Accessible - one level
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Commercial Snow / Ski Boot drier
  • Wifi
  • Iron
  • TV
  • High Chair
  • Complimentary Breakfast
  • Child Friendly