Getting to Cardrona

Getting to Cardrona is easy no matter where you’re staying. Located in the heart of the Southern Alps, it is a comfortable drive from Wanaka, Queenstown & Arrowtown. If you don’t want to drive yourself, daily shuttles operate from Queenstown, Wanaka, Arrowtown & Cromwell.

With Queenstown International Airport located within easy reach at only a 60min drive, getting to Cardrona has never been quicker or easier!

Cardrona Maps & Distances

For all the location details needed for planning your trip including area maps, driving distances, nearest airports & towns, please click here.

Cardrona Transport Options

Don’t want to drive yourself to Cardrona? We have plenty of great alternatives! Daily bus transfers are available from Wanaka, Queenstown, Arrowtown & Cromwell. If you don’t want to drive the whole way up the road, we have a shuttle service from the 1km mark for $10pp return! If you want to remove the hassle of traffic then the best option might be chartering a heli! For more info on all these options please click here.

Other Key Information

Cardrona is located in a high alpine environment & the surrounding roads may be affected by snowfall. Chains should be carried at all times & may need to be fitted for the Cardrona mountain road & the Crown Range road (between Queenstown & Cardrona). Chain hire & fitting service is available on the Cardrona mountain road. Chain hire & fitting is priced from $35 for 2WD & $55 for 4WD. Our crew will also fit your own chains for $10.