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B&B in Wanaka with over 170 'Excellent!' reviews in TripAdvisor



Autumn Rates 2014

April  2014 – June 2014

Double: NZ$270-320 per night

Single: NZ$180-200 per night

Additional person: NZ$70 per night


Autumn Special 2014

April  2014 – June 2014

Stay 3 nights and pay for 2:
From NZ$540 - NZ$640

(See special inclusions here.
To avail of our Autumn Specials email us or call +64-3-443 2225 directly.)


Winter Specials 2014

July 1  2014 –  October 6 2014

Double: 3 nights - NZ$780

Double: 5 nights - NZ$1,250

Double: 7 nights - NZ$1,610

(See special inclusions here.
To avail of our Winter Specials,
please email us or call

+64-3-443 2225 directly.)


Nau mai, Haere Mai

Welcome to our home


Cardrona Accommodation, Wanaka

Our award winning Waiorau Homestead boutique accommodation offers the ultimate  luxury accommodation  in the Cardrona Valley, Wanaka  – comfort, style and hospitality. Set amongst 10 acres of rural farmland, sheltered by mature trees with a stream boundary, you can enjoy stunning views of Mt Cardrona and the surrounding valley - Waiorau Homestead Lodge is your perfect base for a summer or winter getaway!








Winter 2014


The Cardrona Valley is home to a unique ski resort in winter and the Homestead is situated just two minutes from the access roads to the Cardrona Alpine Resort, and Waiorau Snow FarmCoronet Peak and The Remarkables ski fields are only 40 minutes to the South with Treble Cone ski field 30 minutes to the North. We are also less than 2 kilometres from the world famous Cardrona Hotel - New Zealand's oldest hotel and gathering spot for some great apres ski.  Please see our Winter Ski Packages.


Our central location in the Cardrona Valley between Wanaka and Queenstown makes Waiorau Homestead Lodge a fantastic base for exploring the region with an easy commute between these two beautiful districts.  You can simply relax and enjoy the tranquil surroundings of Wanaka and the Cardrona or, if you are energetic, there are countless local activities to choose from - including hiking, mountain biking, horse riding, quad-biking, skiing and snowboarding as well as a wide range of boating activities. A large number of world class wineries, galleries and boutique shops are also within easy access.


We have three beautifully appointed bedrooms to choose from, a private guest lounge and dining room, outdoor spa and fireplace, petanque and many other guest services and amenities to make your stay a memorable one.


Luxury amenities and guest services:

•  Luxuriously appointed bedrooms with ensuites

•  Private bathroom with spa-bath

•  Beautifully furnished & spacious guest areas

•  Private guest lounge with large log fire

•  Guest dining room, with tea & coffee making facilities

•  All guest rooms open onto veranda with mountain & garden views

•  Outdoor Hot Tub

•  Swimming pool

•  Outdoor fireplace

•  Barbeque terrace


Our hospitality includes...

•  Complimentary afternoon tea/wine & nibbles on arrival

•  Full gourmet breakfast

•  Hosted Dinner - on request

•  Packed picnic lunch - on request

•  Airport & town transfers – on request


and facilities include...

•  Guest computer for email & internet

•  Complimentary wireless internet access throughout all guest areas

•  TV and DVD player in bedrooms and Guest Lounge

•  Guest CD, DVD, Games & Book Library

•  Ski storage & drying room

•  Laundry facilities

•  Mountain bikes & helmets

•  Activity booking service


Your hosts, Blyth and Ann, have extensive background in the hospitality industry including a number of years in some of New Zealand's most well known tourist resorts and have now settled in  the beautiful Cardrona Valley close to Wanaka and Queesntown.  We are happy to assist with planning your Central Otago experiences. Blyth is a chef, experienced fisherman, hunter and outdoors enthusiast and we are happy to assit with your planning & booking your activities.


We promise to make your stay one to remember – which our Visitor Book affirms – and we invite you to join us and enjoy the wonderful ambiance of our homestead lodge and warmest hospitality.



"One of the best places in the world we have stayed!
Thank you so much for your hospitality…divine!"

– Tim and Kelli, USA

Waiorau Homestead

2127B Cardrona Valley Rd


Central Otago

New Zealand

Phone: +64 3 443 2225

Mobile: +64 27 443 2225