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Majestic Cabin Rental with Ski Access near Lyford, South Island

Waiau, South Island (New Zealand)

Majestic Cabin Rental with Ski Access near Lyford, South Island

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4.5 1 Review

"Wow what an experience! This is a hidden Gem in North Canterbury."

Arthur Milton.
8 guests
Entire Cabin

This majestic cabin rental is situated in the tranquil and picturesque countryside of the South Island near Lyford. The cabin can accommodate up to eight guests and features convenient ski-in/ski-out access. Glampers will have four single beds and two double beds, all of which are appointed with linens and pillows. There is also a cozy wood-burning stove that creates a romantic ambiance for glampers to enjoy.

Glampers will have access to a shared bathroom, and towels are kindly provided by the host. The rental also includes the usage of a shared kitchen and a communal dining area, and the property features its own on-site restaurant.

Outside, glampers can luxuriate in their private hot tub which boasts incredible views of the surrounding landscape.

The rural setting of this stunning vacation rental allows glampers to fully immerse themselves in the serene ambiance of the mountains while still offering access to an array of modern amenities and conveniences. Inside the rental features a cozy wood-burning fireplace and a luxurious private hot tub overlooking the lake and the lush surrounding landscape outside. Guests will have access to a shared kitchen and a communal dining area during their stay. Additionally, the property boasts ski in/ski out access and ice skating on the lake in winter with Mt Lyford Adventure Park right on guests door step in summer for exclusive hiking and biking over three mountains. Outback Chef experience available on site with advanced booking required.

Features and services

  • Shared Jacuzzi/Hot tub
  • Heating
  • Fireplace
  • Ski-in/out access
  • Shuttle
  • Private Barbecue
  • Linens and pillows
  • Parking
  • Toiletries

COVID-19 Actions

All Linens are cleaned after use. The rooms are aired out and all surfaces are cleaned. Door handles are sterilised and hot tubs are cleaned per use and filled with fresh mountain water.

Hosted by Tim
96% positive feedback

  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: Within 1 day
  • Joined in 2019
  • More than 20 bookings

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4.5 - 1 Review

Accommodation rules

  • Check-in: 01:00 PM
  • Check out: 11:00 AM
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared
Weather conditions may be extreme and can change without warning.

Friendly Dogs are permitted.

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

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days
Moderate: You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.

Location and surroundings

Waiau, South Island (New Zealand)

Detailed location provided after booking


  • Swimming
  • Winter sports
  • Water sports
  • Horseback riding
  • Biking
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Climbing
  • Fishing
  • Meditation
  • Yoga
  • Wildlife watching

Surrounded by the diverse natural beauty of New Zealand's South Island, glampers will have a multitude of options for outdoor experiences to discover during their stay. With a fantastic ski field, several mountain peaks, and the Mount Lyford Alpine Resort close by, there is easy access to an array of snow sports and wintertime activities. The popular resort town of Hammer Springs is also within an hour from the rental and features adventures ports, snow sports, and a restorative thermal pool.

Warmer months also provide plenty of options for outdoor recreation. The beautiful Hanmer Forest Park boasts some of New Zealand’s oldest exotic plantings, scenic tracks for walking and tramping with incredible designated mountain biking tracks, and a large hunting area. The waters of the Clarence and Waiau rivers provide excellent conditions for fishing, swimming, kayaking, and canoeing as well.

The pristine coastline of South Island is driving distance from the property, providing glampers with options for water sports, sunbathing, and more. Glampers can drive along the coast discovering its many beaches. For a break from exploring nature, glampers can visit the bustling city of Christchurch.