Unique, Glass-Roofed Cabin Rental under the South Island Stars near Twizel, New ZealandBen Ohau, South Island (New Zealand)
Unique, Glass-Roofed Cabin Rental under the South Island Stars near Twizel, New Zealand
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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 King-size bed
- Private Jacuzzi/Hot tub
- Air conditioning
- Shared Kitchen
- Linens and pillows
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
- Events allowed
No open fires
Some spaces are shared
Be kind to the environment and take care of the surroundings.
Location and surroundings
Ben Ohau, South Island (New Zealand)
Detailed location provided after booking
- Winter sports
- Water sports
- Wildlife watching
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.