Right on the lakefront
Welcome To Kawarau Village
Kawarau Village is Queenstown's lakefront accommodation and
Kawarau Village sits on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, facing
north to deliver full afternoon sun, and sheltered from prevailing
The Kawarau Village Jetty delivers guests by water taxi, cruise
or jet boat. The Queenstown Cycle Trail runs directly in front of
the Village, bringing visitors by foot and by bike. Valet car
parking and complimentary self parking are available for day and
The exclusive location is a fifteen minute car or bus ride from
the centre of Queenstown, and only 8 minutes by water taxi.
Wander through the village to browse the shops, enjoy the
architecture and design, or visit the hairdresser. Or just enjoy
the extraordinary vista of the lake, with a meander down the
village's Wakatipu Steps and along the peninsula's walking and
Things to do
Perched on the sunny north-facing shores of iconic Lake
Wakatipu, the village is just minutes via lake or land from central
Queenstown, and 3km from the airport.
How to find us
Arrive via the lake, on a scenic 10-minute water taxi ride from
Queenstown, or by air - the village is just three kilometres from
the airport. If you're driving, Kawarau Village is a short trip
Water Taxi Schedule >
D'Or Hairstylists is an award winning hair salon, with a very
loyal local clientele. Their goal is to have you looking and
feeling as amazing as possible, for as long as possible!
Vertigo Bikes is Queenstown's dedicated bike shop with the
largest premier quality bike rental fleet in Queenstown.
Brown’s Ski Shop
Browns ski shop have the best staff in the business, and
they have spent more than 30 years developing and perfecting a
very sweet rental in-house rental system.