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AJ Hackett Bungy
3, 2, 1 .. Jump, swing, catapult or zip, it is all here for you to do! A bungy jump is the essential Queenstown adventure experience. Queenstown is home to the best bungy jumps and swings in the world
Take a thrilling jet boat ride through steep ravines with Shotover Jet or across Lake Wakatipu and down the world-famous Kawarau and Shotover Rivers with KJet.
Skiing & Snowboarding
The Cottages at Lake Hayes are surrounded by 3 ski fields, Coronet Peak, The Remarkables and Cardrona
Ziptrek Ecotours is NZ's #1 Original Zipline tour company that offers a variety of spectacular & fun zipline adventures through the forest canopy high above Queenstown, on Skyline Gondola hill
The Cottages at Lake Hayes are surrounded by 5 golf courses and 117 golf holes, The Hills, Millbrook, Arrowtown, Queenstown and Jacks Point
Hot Air Ballooning
Rise to altitudes of 6000ft & drift with the breeze with spectacular views at the dawn of the Southern Alps, Lakes, Rivers and NZ's finest Golf Courses. Followed by a champagne celebration on landing
Looking to land a big trout that the region is famous for, then you need to go fishing with Henare Dewes at Dream Waters. Whether you’re an absolute beginner or a seasoned pro, Henare is your guide
The Queenstown Trail
The Queenstown Trail is one of NZ's 22 Great Rides, and allows you a safe and sustainable way to explore the area by bike or on foot via 130kms of spectacular off-road trails, starting at The Cottages
Bike Hire & Tours
Whether you want to a guided tour or hire a bike to explore the surrounding trails yourself, Around The Basin Bikes, can deliver bikes to The Cottages
Alpine Luxury Tours
Need help organising your activities, Alpine Luxury Tours will arrange bespoke luxury and exclusive experiences for you, providing you an all-access-pass to all the special things to do in the area.
What our guests had to say
These cottages are beautifully designed right down to the last detail. The living space is generous and well laid out and the bedrooms finished to a high standard with no expense spared on the beds to ensure a great night's sleep. Situated right on the lake edge, it's hard to beat this...
Exceptionally beautiful stay. Stunning cottage and location, with very thoughtful and generous hosts. We loved the local art that was showcased too - a vibrant and unique collection.
Fabulous cottage accommodation Lake Hayes Cottages are very well appointed to the highest standard. Every detail has been thought of with tasteful decor throughout. Amazing views and fantastic location close to Arrowtown. A must visit. We can’t wait to stay again!
Outstanding The location of Lake Hayes sells itself, but the accommodation was absolutely perfect in every way. Fastidiously clean, beautifully appointed from the linen, to the furnishings, and kitchen amenities, could not have asked for more. The personal outdoor hot tub facing the lake is...
Great views from the hot tub! The cottages are in a beautiful setting and are super clean and well-kept. The art by NZ artists adds to the ambiance as does some classic pieces of furniture. Sitting in the hot tub you get great views of Lake Hayes. It is 2min onto the walking trail around the...
Great base to explore We had a great stay in the very well designed cottages, that provided privacy and space. The location meant everything was super easy - direct access to the lake and loop track walk, a close drive to the most beautiful parts and restaurants of the Arrowtown and Queenstown...
We stayed at Hope Cottage for three nights. The cottage is very comfortable and the decor is superb. Having a private spa tub was excellent and it was a great way to end the day, soaking in the tub watching the sun go down, while enjoying some great Pinot Noir. The outlook to Lake Hayes is...
Loved it! Stunning spot! We stayed in Alta, one of the five cottages they offer. We absolutely loved everything about it. Amazing setting and clever layout to offer the incredible scenery. Had a few fresh nights and the cottage kept us nice n snug. Fresh eggs, handwritten postcard, the...
Hidden Gem We booked the entire property for a 5 day holiday of adventure-packed family and friends celebration. The accommodation was first class. the rooms are so comfortable with everything you could possibly need. The location was superb so close to everything - Arrowtown, the mountain, the...
Outstanding location and views I was looking for something outside of Queenstown itself with easy access to the other attractions in the area and this cottage really came through on that front. Beautiful views of Lake Hayes and an added bonus to look at those views from the hot-tub. Well set-up...