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Wharekauhau Country Estate (Palliser Bay)

Price from £591 per room per night

Stay in absolute luxury at this award winning retreat located 1 1/2 hours drive from Wellington or 10 minutes by helicopter.  It is situated on a 5,000 acre working sheep station including forests, lakes, mountains and 16 miles of coastline.  The main lodge is styled on an Edwardian country mansion and the guest accommodation is in charming cottages dotted throughout the grounds, all with magnificent views of Palliser Bay.

Lodge Facilities

Exquisitely furnished living and dining rooms, indoor swimming pool, gym, spa with range of body treatments, tennis court, petanque, croquet, mountain bikes and farm activities. Horse trekking, 4WD safaris, farm tours and clay target shooting are available at an extra cost

Room Facilities

Self contained cottages with en-suite bathroom, super king size four poster bed, cotton bed linen, dressing room, open fireplace, TV, internet access, fully stocked bar and comfortable sofas and chairs

Price Shown Above

Cottage Suite for 2 people including pre-dinner drinks and canapes, superb four course gourmet dinner, non alcholic drinks and full breakfast


Wharepapa Cottage (meals are not included); Chateau Wellington (2 bedroom); Chateau Wellington (3 bedroom).