Superb Glamping Accommodation on the Alpine Pacific Route in Canterbury, South Island

Waiau, South Island (New Zealand)

Superb Glamping Accommodation on the Alpine Pacific Route in Canterbury, South Island

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4.4 3 Reviews

"We had lovely time at the cabin. The surrounding was beautiful and peace which we both enjoyed. The owners was really helpful and friendly."

AMELIA POOT, guest in May 15, 2022.
Nature Lodge
2 guests
Private room

This glamping getaway is a truly unique way to experience the Canterbury region of New Zealand’s South Island. Situated on the Alpine Pacific Route, this stylish hut allows guests to connect with nature while being close to the area’s main attractions. Sleeping up to two guests, this cozy wooden hut boasts a comfy queen-size bed, glass doors that allow guests to gaze upon the snow-capped alpines, and a small deck with two lounge chairs. Right next door, there is a shared lounge hut that contains a flat-screen television, a dining table for four, a full bathroom, and a fully-equipped kitchen, which has a stove, a refrigerator, a microwave, and a sink. The bathroom features a shower basin and a toilet. Outside, guests can wander the trails through nature, bike the nearby Alpine Pacific Route, or simply relax and breathe in the crisp mountain air.

This retreat has a focus on comfort to glamping so that guests can get in touch with the incredible natural surrounds without compromising convenience and luxury. A separate building is equipped with facilities that are shared between the two huts on the property. There is a kitchen, a flat screen television, a dining table, and a full bathroom with a shower, a toilet, and a sink. Heating and electric blankets are provided during the winter months to keep guests warm. The private hut also features a small wooden deck with two chairs, the perfect spot to enjoy a glass of local Pinot Noir, admire the alpine views, or stargaze at night.

1 bed

  • 1 Double bed

Features and services

  • Jacuzzi/Hot tub
  • Heating
  • Linens and pillows
  • Parking
  • Lounge/Living room
  • kayak Kayak/Canoe rental
  • Electricity
  • Bathroom
  • 1 Double bed
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COVID-19 Actions

Covid adjusted cleaning regime.

4.4 - 3 Reviews

Accommodation rules

  • Check-in: 02:00 PM early check-in allowed additional charge
  • Check out: 10:00 AM late check-out allowed additional charge
  • No Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • No Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No parties
  • Events allowed
  • Some spaces are shared
This glamping site is for guests ages 20 or older.

This is not a pet-friendly accommodation.

Glampers are asked to leave the accommodation as clean as when they arrived. If guests would prefer, a cleaner can be arranged for an extra fee.

Shoes are not allowed inside the hut. Quiet time starts at 10:00 pm.

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

Cancellation policy: Fifteen

Add check in and check out dates to get the cancellation details

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

Waiau, South Island (New Zealand)

Detailed location provided after booking


  • Swimming
  • Hiking
  • Winter sports
  • Biking
  • kayak Kayaking/Canoeing on-site
  • Fishing
  • Meditation
  • Wildlife watching
  • Tennis

This glamping site’s rural setting invites guests to take walks along the trails, bike part of the Alpine Pacific Route, admire the incredible mountain views, swim in the mountain lake, kayak in the pond, and explore all that Canterbury has to offer. The ideal location of this getaway allows glampers to visit places like the Waipara Valley to try award winning wines, the hot springs in Hanmer Springs, the Waiau River for a fun afternoon of whitewater rafting, and Mount Lyford to ski the scenic slopes. The beautiful Lake Sumner is also close by, and is a popular area for hunting, trout fishing, mountain biking, and kayaking. If guests want to see some incredible marine life, they can take a day trip to the cozy coastal town of Kaikoura, where whale watching is a major tourist attraction. With so much to do ranging from relaxing to adventurous, this escape is sure not to disappoint.