Award Winning Cardrona Accommodation

Winter 2021

June 2021 – October 2021

Waiorau Homestead, award-winning Cardrona accommodation, is located in a picturesque rural setting in the Cardrona Valley, close to Wanaka. The Homestead has stunning views over the mountains and is settled in 10 acres of beautiful stream boundary grounds.

Waiorau Homestead is the closest accommodation to the Cardrona Ski Resort with 2 minute drive to the access road and the Snow Farm Cross Country Ski Area (link). Treble Cone ski field is a 20 minute drive away with The Remarkables & Coronet Ski fields 40 minutes drive away.

Nestled in the Cardrona Valley is the Cardrona township, home to the world-class Cardrona Distillery which is just 2 minutes drive from the homestead, as is the iconic Cardrona Hotel, New Zealand’s oldest hotel. Picturesque Arrowtown is only 30 minutes drive.

For the wine buffs, there are more than 30 world class vineyards within a short drive.

There are also a number of local activities including mountain biking, horse-riding, quad biking, hiking and walks, all of which are on our doorstep.

The Homestead has 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.

We offer a delicious 3-course dinner prepared by our resident chef, on request.

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 ambience of our homestead lodge and warmest hospitality.

Amenities and guest services:

  • Luxuriously appointed bedrooms
  • Beautifully furnished & spacious guest areas
  • Private guest lounge with log fire
  • Outdoor hot tub and outdoor fireplace
  • Swimming pool (Summer)
  • Petanque Court

Our hospitality includes…

  • Full gourmet breakfast
  • All day tea and coffee
  • Dinners prepared by resident chef on request

and facilities include…

  • Complimentary wireless internet access throughout all guest areas
  • Guest CD, DVD, Games & Book Library
  • Ski storage & drying room