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Directions to Kawarau Village
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 from Queenstown.
Water Taxi and Connectabus Timetable
From Queenstown Airport (3km, approx. 5mins):
Follow signs to Queenstown. At the 2nd roundabout take the first exit onto State Hwy 6 towards Invercargill. Follow the road and cross single lane bridge. After approx. 1km turn right onto Peninsula Rd. After approx. 1km turn right into Kawarau Village. Travel to Kawarau Village from Queenstown Airport by taxi, super shuttle, hire care (must be pre-arranged) or limousine (must be pre-arranged).
Take State Hwy 6 from Invercargill towards Queenstown. Approx. 2 km prior to Queenstown Airport take Peninsula Road to Kelvin Heights and follow for approx. 1 km. Village entrance is on the right.
Travel State Hwy 6 towards Queenstown and on outskirts take the first exit off roundabout towards Queenstown Airport. At the next roundabout take the second exit towards Milford Sound. Follow the road and cross single lane bridge. After approx. 1km turn right onto Peninsula Road. After approx. 1km turn right into Kawarau Village.
From Invercargill Airport (178km, approx. 3hrs):
Turn left from airport and follow signs to Hwy 6, direction Queenstown for approx. 170kms. Before the Kawarau Falls bridge turn left onto Peninsula Road to Kelvin Heights. Travel for approx. 1km and then turn right into Kawarau Village.
From Dunedin Airport (280km, approx. 3.5hrs):
Take Hwy 1 south towards Milton. Take Hwy 8 NW towards Queenstown. At Frankton roundabout take exit to Invercargill and then exit towards Milford Sound, finally turn right onto Peninsula Rd and after 1km turn right into Kawarau Village.