How to get to Ohau House - Lake Ohau
Christchurch International Airport
The gateway to the South Island for most international travelers is Christchurch International Airport.
Dunedin International Airport
Air NZ provides international flights from major Australian cities to Dunedin and also provides domestic flights from Dunedin to other NZ cities.
Queenstown International Airport
Air NZ sometimes provides direct flights seasonally from Australia to Queenstown.
Air NZ flies daily between Christchurch and Wanaka.
There are airfields at Mt Cook, Twizel, Pukaki, Tekapo, and Omarama for chartered flights to major airports and for scenic flights.
Ohau House is approximately 38 km from both Omarama and Twizel and 5km from Ohau skifield.
Distances to Ohau House:
- Christchurch - 315 km
- Dunedin - 270 km
- Queenstown - 215 km
- Wanaka - 150 km
Ohau House is 315 kms south of Christchurch and 270 kms north of Dunedin. Turn off State Highway 8 between Twizel and Omarama. After about 18 km and after passing Lake Middleton and Lake Middleton Camping Reserve on your left, turn left following the sign for Lake Ohau Alpine Village. Drive into the village and through the roundabouts until your reach the top of the village. Turn right into Huxley Tce and Ohau House is the unpainted silver zincalume house directly opposite Ben Ohau.
Christchurch and Queenstown
- Renny's Car Hire
341 Madras Street P O Box 2900 Christchurch
Ph +64 3 366 6790 Freephone NZ 0800 944 466 Fax +64 3 366 0214
All NZ cities
No public services link Ohau House with the two closest towns, Omarama and Twizel.
- Newmans Coach Lines link major cities with Omarama and Twizel..
- The Cook Connection links Timaru and Oamaru with Twizel.
- Intercity Coachlines