Unique, Glass-Roofed Cabin Rental under the South Island Stars near Twizel, New Zealand

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Unique, Glass-Roofed Cabin Rental under the South Island Stars near Twizel, New Zealand

4.4 8 Reviews

"I've travelled extensively throughout NZ over the last year, and this has been one of my favourite experiences to-date. It's absolutely stunning and …"

Jessica, guest in Nov. 15, 2019.
  • Entire accommodation to yourself

    Enjoy having the accommodation to yourself; with all facilities for exclusive and private use

  • Perfect for fishing

    The host recommends this activity

  • Free cancellation if cancelled within 24 hours of confirmation and more than 15 days before check-in

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Entire Cabin
Breakfast included

Cabin • 2 guests • Private Bathroom • Kitchen

Best South Island itinerary: Twizel holiday accommodation for NZ glamping getaway

This unique, glass-roofed cabin is located near Twizel and can accommodate two guests. There is one bedroom and one full bathroom. The first bedroom has a king-size bed, resting at ground level and boasting an expansive glass roof, with a feather duvet to keep guests cool in summer and warm in winter. In the earth-roofed bathroom, guests will find a toilet, a sink, and a shower. Linens and towels are provided.

In the living area, guests will find a seating area and the kitchenette, also with an earth roof comes and with a stove, refrigerator, and dining table, as well as all the kitchenware guests may need, including an electric kettle. Free Wi-Fi is available at the property, as well as free parking on site.

Outside, there is a sunken courtyard with a stainless steel-cedar bathtub, using just pure, fresh water, sourced from a nearby spring.

There is air conditioning for the summer, as well as concrete mass, ventilation, extraction fans, and roof blinds, all helping to keep the temperature low. Central heating keeps guests warm during the cooler months. A gourmet continental breakfast is included, as well as free, on-site parking. The property offers free Wi-Fi for guests to use too. Outside, there is a luxury cedar outdoor bath tub, perfect for some stargazing.

1 bed

  • 1 King-size bed

Features and services

  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Private Jacuzzi/Hot tub
  • Heating
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Shared Kitchen
  • Linens and pillows
  • Parking
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COVID-19 Actions

We have contact less systems in place that have been tried and tested over the past 18months. There are no guest interactions, just you the odd rabbit or sheep and 6000 acres of fresh air! SkyScape is Covid Clean certified by Qualmark. High touch surfaces are disinfected between guests and all rooms aired. The buildings are well separated from each other.

4.4 - 8 Reviews

Accommodation rules

  • Check-in: 03:00 PM early check-in allowed additional charge
  • Check out: 11:00 AM late check-out allowed additional charge
  • No Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • No Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No Pets allowed
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Events allowed
  • No open fires
  • Some spaces are shared
Strictly no smoking is allowed inside the property, and no fires are allowed either. Children aged 16 years and under are not able to be accommodated at the property.

Be kind to the environment and take care of the surroundings.

Cancellation policy: Fifteen

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Free cancellation up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed.

After that 24 hours, cancel before and get a 50% refund (minus the service fee).

Free cancellation up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed and at least .

After that 24 hours, cancel before and get a 50% refund (minus the service fee).

No refund if you cancel less than days before check in.

Free cancellation until .

After that, cancel before and get a 50% refund.


Location and surroundings

Ben Ohau, South Island (New Zealand)

Detailed location provided after booking

  • Supermarket


  • Winter sports on-site
  • Water sports on-site
  • Fishing on-site
  • Meditation on-site
  • Wildlife watching on-site

Just 10 minutes away from Twizel, offering local salmon shops, as well as Lake Ohau, and even the Lord of the Rings Twizel Tour, there’s plenty to do. At under an hour from the property, Tekapo Springs at Lake Tekapo offers outdoor hot pools, ice skating, and snow tubing in the winter, as well as spa treatments at the day spa. Aoraki Mount Cook National Park is great for all sorts of outdoor activities, such as hiking, boat tours, and wildlife tours, as well as ski and snow tours in the winter, and air tours too.

At just under two hours away, more outdoor activities are available in Wanaka, such as a 12,000-foot sky tandem sky dive or ‘funyaking’ on the Dart River. In Omarama, guests can explore the clay cliffs and even experience a glider flight with Glide Omarama. For slightly more relaxed days, Oamaru offers plenty of culture for some sightseeing, and Queenstown and Christchurch offer anything from dining and bars to restaurants and shopping, too.