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Wharekauhau Country Estate

Palliser Bay, New Zealand’s North Island, New Zealand

Prices From £1,465 per person
Wharekauhau Country Estate: Overview

Wharekauhau Country Estate: Overview

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Stay 3 nights from £1,465 p.p. (Low Season) and from £2,740 p.p. (High Season) in a Cottage Suite, on a half board basis.
Flights and transfers available at an additional cost..

Prices are for guidance only. They are subject to availability, change and the current exchange rate. You will be advised of the price of the holiday that you wish to book before your contract is confirmed.

Luxury Holidays At Wharekauhau Country Estate

Wharekauhau Country Estate offers the Edwardian-style grandeur of a bygone era, with elegant interiors providing wonderful places to relax, while outside, there's a beautiful courtyard, immaculate gardens and a pristine croquet lawn to tempt you. Guests are free to do as much or as little as they wish while staying at the estate and there are endless opportunities to enjoy activities such as clay-pigeon-shooting, quad-biking, horse-riding, archery, wine-tasting, hiking, mountain-biking and touring the farm, which is still a working sheep station. Otherwise, the day spa provides the relaxing alternative to these adventurous leisure pursuits. Guest accommodation comprises twelve superbly appointed suites, featuring four-poster beds, open fireplaces, fully stocked bars and views of the magnificent Palliser Bay beyond the estate. In addition, there is the beautifully furnished Wharepapa Cottage, a three-bedroom retreat located a short four kilometre drive away from the main lodge, which is perfect for families.

  • Type: Lodge
  • Summary: A fantastic farm location with a relaxing atmosphere
  • Feature: The seasonal cuisine and wines are simply mouthwatering
  • Rooms: 13 suites & 1 cottage
  • Location: Palliser Bay, New Zealand’s North Island, New Zealand
  • Star rating: Member of 'Relais & Châteaux'
  • Nearest airport: Wellington Airport
Wharekauhau Country Estate
Location and transfer

1 hour, 30 minutes by private car transfer or 15 minutes by helicopter from Wellington Airport.

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Roam the 5,500 acres of private land - covered in ancient forests, enchanting lakes, rivers and the rugged and wild coastline - while enjoying adventures at Wharekauhau Country Estate. Guests will be spoiled for choice with the range of activities available, including clay target shooting and archery, or experience exhilarating ATV Quad Bikes as you explore the black-sand beaches and ride along charming riverbanks and across open fields, accompanied by an experienced guide. Saddle up and ride a horse through this extraordinary landscape, stopping to enjoy a picnic prepared for you by the Lodge Kitchen chefs.

Spa & Wellness

The Spa at Wharekauhau Country Estate provides the finest products from the local area to offer unrivalled treatments for men and women. Relax by the pool before indulging your senses with a superb range of luxurious treatments, such as Hot Stone and Therapeutic Massages, and indulgent combination, face and body treatments using Manuka Honey. Providing healing benefits against bacterial infection, the treatments help the skin to soften and rebalance all skin types for a healthier, younger and radiant state. 'Men-u': is a specialised treatment especially for men.


The spacious and well-equipped estate houses are the perfect choice for families, while children will enjoy the ground's facilities, including the tennis court and swimming pool. Meals are taken in the main kitchen, but children under fifteen years old are required to dine separately.


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Although our awards and long history stand testament to our success, independent reviews from our clients via Feefo further support our unrivalled travel experiences.

Elegant Resorts have achieved an average score of 4.9 / 5 based on 319 independent reviews.

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