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.
Lakes & Mountains
Wharekauhau Country Estate is nestled in 5,500 private acres filled with beautiful ancient forests, sloping pastures, serene lakes and the wild and striking coastline of Palliser Bay. The location is awash with breathtaking scenery, including the sweeping vistas of the rugged Rimutaka ranges to the west and the deep blue of the Pacific Ocean as far as the eyes can see to the east; all culminate to make for a magical experience in New Zealand's phenomenal countryside.
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.