Charming Cottage Rental near Lake Pukaki, in Twizel, New Zealand

Twizel, South Island (New Zealand)

Charming Cottage Rental near Lake Pukaki, in Twizel, New Zealand

9 Reviews
1 unit
4 guest capacity
Private Bathroom
 Host photo
Hosted by Peter
  • New accommodation
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: Within 1 day


  • Kid-friendly
  • Barbecue
This charming cottage rental is located in Twizel, New Zealand, and can accommodate four guests. There are two bedrooms and one full bathroom. The first bedroom has a queen-size bed and the second bedroom has two twin beds. In the bathroom, guests will find a toilet, a sink, and a shower, as well as heated towel rails. Linens and towels are provided.

In the living room, guests will find comfortable furniture and a television with Sky TV, with over 30 channels. There is also a video player. The fully equipped kitchen comes with a fan oven, a microwave, a dishwasher, and a fridge-freezer. Other amenities include underfloor heating, a wood burner, and a washing machine. There is also a telephone and internet connection at the property.

Outside, there is a barbecue and outdoor furniture, with views out over a vast green lawn and surrounded by towering fern trees. With magnificent mountain views surround the property, this is the perfect place to take a quiet and relaxing break from day-to-day life.


  • Queen-size bed
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Electricity
  • Water
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Cell service
  • Heating
  • Linens and pillows
  • Television
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • Parking
  • Dining table
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Sink
  • Towels
  • Kitchen
  • Cooking basics
  • Fridge
  • Coffeemaker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Freezer
  • Dining room
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Telephone
  • Deck/Patio
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BR/DVD player
Guests can make use of the Sky TV service at the property, offering over 30 channels, as well as a video player for those more relaxed moments while staying at the property. There is a telephone as well as an internet connection for guests to use, as well as a washing machine, meaning guests can pack light. On those warmer days, guests can make use of the barbecue outside, and there is plenty of room for parking on site.

Location + Surroundings

Nearby local services
  • Supermarket
  • Clubs/Nightclubs/Bars
  • Shopping
This charming cottage rental is located in Twizel, Canterbury, New Zealand, and is just a ten-minute drive from Lake Pukaki. Lake Ohau and central Twizel are also just ten minutes away by car, the latter offering local salmon shops. MacKenzie and Aoraki, in the Mount Cook region, offer plenty of activities to keep guests busy. Christchurch and its international airport are located just over three and a half hours away by car, meaning this charming property is in the perfect location for a secluded getaway. With national parks, ski and snow tours, and many other options for sightseeing and exploring, guests will be excited to get out and explore all the area has to offer.


  • Swimming
  • Winter sports
  • Water sports
  • Biking
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Wildlife watching

Originally built as a construction town to build a Hydro Scheme, Twizel is an absolute must for water-lovers. The spectacular blue lakes in the area are great for getting out and exploring and are very popular during the summer months for all sorts of water sports. The Lord of the Rings Twizel Tour is great for those yearning for a taste of Hobbiton. 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, even 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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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 24 hours
Flexible: You will receive a full refund if you cancel 24 hours or more prior to check-in.

Additional Information

Late check out can be arranged prior to arrival.

Families are more than welcome.

This is a non-smoking property.

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