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

Cabin in Ben Ohau, South Island

2 guests • 1 bed

4.5
10 reviews

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.

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Features and services

Beds

  • 1 King-size bed

Most popular features

  • Breakfast included

  • Private Jacuzzi/Hot tub

  • Wi-Fi/Internet

  • Shared Kitchen

  • Bathtub

  • Heating

  • Fishing

  • Air conditioning

  • Fridge

  • Wildlife watching

  • stove

    Stove

  • Water sports

  • 1 King-size bed

  • Supermarket

  • Dinner

  • Meditation

  • Winter sports

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Where you will stay

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Ben Ohau, South Island

Detailed location provided after booking

Scenic views
This unique, glass-roofed cabin is located just 10 minutes from Twizel, New Zealand, and just over seven miles off the Tekapo-Queenstown road set right in the middle of the beautiful rolling hills of the Mackenzie Country landscape. Part of the Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve, the area is protected from light pollution by local bylaws, meaning the stars guests see are some of the clearest in the world. Being close enough to town life when wanted, but private and secluded enough to feel like there’s nobody else, this gorgeous escape is in the perfect location.
Activities near Ben Ohau
  • Winter sports

  • Water sports

  • Fishing

  • Meditation

  • 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.
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Property reviews

4.5 overall rating
Overall experience
4.5
Cleanliness
4.6
Activities
4.3
Nature surroundings
4.6
Uniqueness
4.6
Comfort
4.6
10 Reviews

Things to know

Arrival and departure

  • Check-in: 03:00 PM
    Early check-in available at an extra charge

  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
    Late check-out available at an extra charge

House rules

  • 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

Cancellation policy

Fifteen

Free cancellation available within 48 hours of booking confirmation, if more than 15 days before check-in day

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Additional info

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.
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