Transfer Stations

Rubbish can be dropped off at transfer stations in both Queenstown and Wanaka, although the Council encourages the community to reduce, reuse and recycle wherever possible.

Queenstown Transfer Station

Frankton end of Glenda Drive, Frankton Industrial Estate.

→   Location on Google Maps

Opening hours:

8am – 5pm, 7 days a week.  Closed on Christmas Day, New Years Day, Good Friday and the morning of ANZAC day.

Phone:

03 451 0179

Wanaka Transfer Station

Ballantyne Road (old tip site)

→   Location on Google Maps

Opening hours:

8am - 5pm, 7 days a week. Closed on Christmas Day, New Years Day, Good Friday and the morning of ANZAC day.

Phone:

03 443 6063

Cost to dispose of rubbish at the Transfer Station

 
Single refuse bags $4.50
Cars / small loads (lighter than 100kg) $18.50
Van / Ute / Trailer / Large Vehicle (lighter than 200kg) $40.00
Per Tonne $235.00
Per Tonne of green waste $70.00
Per Tonne Recycling Centre Recoveries $40.00
Hazardous Waste - up to 20kg or 20 litres, flat fee $10.00
Hazardous Waste - greater than 20kg or 20 litres, per kg $10.00
Tyres per tonne $438.00
Tyres - per std car tyre $5.00
Tyres - per std truck tyre $20.00
Cleanfill per tonne $70.00
Scrap metal per tonne No charge
   

Council-approved blue rubbish bags

 
30 litre $2.70
60 litre $4.10
   

Council-approved residential wheelie bins

 
120 litre wheelie bin per annum $260.20
240 litre wheelie bin per annum $452.30
These charges are inclusive of GST and apply from 1 July 2018 to 20 June 2019